Tempeh bolognese

That’s what I make when Justin and I crave a hot meal with little time ahead of us. This recipe is easier than it looks. You can use everything you have on hand: Tofu instead of tempeh, or even a can of chickpeas; Any vegetables; Soup instead of tomato sauce; Red wine instead of white, […]

Chestnut flour bread

Pain chataigne

Hello everyone, and Happy New Year! Here is the recipe for my new favorite bread (you may notice that I have commitment issues with bread…). In Zürich, finding healthy and tasty bread can be daunting, when it’s not outright unaffordable. Special breads, such as buckwheat, quinoa or chestnut breads, simply don’t exist. Or I have […]

Coconut-eggplant dahl

dahl coco aubergine

First of all, thank you all for your kind words and recovery wishes. I’m really touched. As my silence here and on social media may tell, I haven’t recovered yet. My shingles is less aggressive now, but still very active. I have been way too nomadic in recent weeks, and noticed that when travelling, my […]

Tomato soup

soupe tomate

It’s not just because of the weather. These toxic presidential elections are to blame, too. I am anxious, angry, frustrated, desperate, and it is not constructive. So I keep doing what I do best (except sleeping and breathing): cooking. Rhubarb crumbles, the ultimate spring comfort food. Soups, because it’s always my favorite at the end of the day (literally). This soup is […]