Plum Tart à l’alsacienne

Plums are popping up in the orchards and markets in late summer and early autumn. Split them in half, dredge with cinnamon-sugar and bake in a yeast pastry shell.


Eating Out Around the World, #1001 Restaurants

“Those of us with an overly developed interest in our lunch can measure out our lives in great meals”, writes Guardian food critic Jay Rayner in his preface to the newly published 1001 Restaurants You Must Experience Before You Die. If you check in here regularly, you’ll know that my own interest in lunch is… Continue reading Eating Out Around the World, #1001 Restaurants

Swiss Cheese Tasting @ La Fromagerie, 11th September

High in the Swiss Alps the days are shortening, there’s a nip in the air and the cows (and their owners) are getting ready to come down off the alp: time to remember and celebrate Swiss cheese! On Wednesday 11th September we’ll be scaling the heights of Swiss mountain cheese at London’s La Fromagerie in… Continue reading Swiss Cheese Tasting @ La Fromagerie, 11th September

tibits cookbook – now in English

If you check in here occasionally, you’ll know I have a soft spot for tibits, the upmarket fast-food veggie restaurant with branches in Zurich, Bern, Winterthur and Basel, plus one in London. Probably you also know – maybe you already own – their cookbook tibits at home, up until now published only in German by AT… Continue reading tibits cookbook – now in English