Apples, picked and preserved

Nine Years.  That’s how long I have been living in Switzerland.  What a twisty, turn path it’s been!  It has had its ups and downs and sidesteps, but overall I am quite happy to call this country home.  I can’t say there has been culture shock here, but rather cultural refitting.  So much was similar to the US, but so much also slightly different.  Little … Continue reading Apples, picked and preserved

Banana Bread

Oh, what a week.  My in-laws have been visiting, my husband working long hours, and we’ve all been trying to recover from a never-ending cold.  Not much has been done on the cooking or knitting front sadly.  This week our extended, gorgeous autumn has finally ended.  All the ski lifts closed down this past weekend, but the weather prevented us from even trying for one … Continue reading Banana Bread

Faux Osso Bucco

After an amazing weekend enjoying the autumn weather, I am back in the kitchen and ready to make some rich dishes.  I love Osso Bucco Milanese – it is one of my favorite dishes on a cool autumn evening.  Paired with a luxurious saffron risotto, it isn’t always a feast for the eye, but it is one for the tastebuds.  When you want to impress, … Continue reading Faux Osso Bucco