Category Archives: Cookery

American Pancakes

Natalia Messmer

I have always wanted to try making the American pancakes, as I call it, but… something was always holding me. Sometimes there were waffles, sometimes a chocolate Guglhupf or strawberry Tiramisu… Finally, I have tried the recipe and the pancakes have instantly become my favorite! 🙂


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Raspberry Tiramisu

Whenever I’m invited and asked to bring something, I make this Raspberry Tiramisu (a family recipe that has to be there on every birthday). Everyone loves it and it’s really easy to make! 200% guarantee of success 🙂

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Pastry Classics: Cheesecake

I love cheesecakes! Surprisingly, I have not baked one myself until recently, being caught in prejudices about the difficulty of the process. However, I have overcome my doubts and have found a recipe which I would like to share with you 🙂






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Autumn Culinary Treat: Boletus Soup

There is nothing better for a cold autumn day than a bowl of soup for lunch or dinner. One of my favorite soups of the season is boletus soup (Steinpilzsuppe). You might have seen these fancy mushrooms: there are many recipes in which they play a key-role (such as Steinpilzrisotto, sauces or pies). The recipe I am about to share with you is somewhat different from a classical cream-soup, but it’s easy to make and worth trying. Continue reading

Raisin Cake – Simple Classics

This cake has always been one of my favorites. It’s a Russian recipe from Soviet times, when one did not have fancy ingredients like vanilla paste but things tasted good nevertheless 😉  Here is the recipe, authentic but with a modern touch…

Cake "Stolichny"

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Spring a la suisse – Carrot Cake

Spring has come! Finally one can enjoy sunny days and warm evenings, as well as switch to light mode in practically everything! 🙂  Carrot cake from canton Aargau  is just the right one for the season.

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Italian Delight – Tiramisu

One of my favorite desserts is Tiramisu – it’s easy to make and it always works! 🙂 Surely, there are many ready-made versions of it in shops, but somehow self-made is just better! Here is what you will need…







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