Author Archives: Sabinas

The Kingdom of Scent

It is said that the olfactory sense is man’s strongest sense. When the smell of my favourite childhood dish, potato pancakes, reaches my nose I am immediately transported back to the happy little girl I was when my mother prepared … Continue reading

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Wonders Along My Way I

In a way, every single one of my hikes is a wonder. Already the fact that I live in the mountains with access to a countless number of magnificent trails is something of a miracle and something you think you’d … Continue reading

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La caponata trionfa d’estate

During the two years I lived in Sicily one of the many amazing things I discovered and fell in love with on this multifaceted island was their extraordinary food. After all these years, despite having explored many other outstanding cuisines, … Continue reading

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Story of a Name Sign

In my region of Switzerland many houses have names. I find it a lovely habit to give your house a name and thereby adding to its personality. Once upon a time in a small Swiss village there was a little … Continue reading

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SaBina’s Best Banana Bread

Everyone loves it, and many have their own recipe: the irresistible banana bread! I wanted to do a vegan version (for my daughter), found a good starting point on Internet, subtracted, added, got input from my co-baker – and ended … Continue reading

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Early Morning Energy

Waking up at five doesn’t bother me; I just love getting up with the sun. I do my morning sit-ups, oil pulling, water the garden, have a steady bircher müesli breakfast – blog post will follow 😉 – and pack … Continue reading

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A Sunny Guesthouse

As a flash it comes – far too quickly – our long longed for mountain summer. Of course, all sharply defined seasons up here are wonderful, but summer is …. Pure Paradise. That is why family and friends all want … Continue reading

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Sow a Seed – The Miracle of Growth

Is there anything more miraculous than seeing something grow…? A child, a tree, a cat, a vegetable, or a tiny plant? You don’t need a garden to sow a seed and watch it turn to a plant. Already before I … Continue reading

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My Backpack is My Home

As the season of daylong hikes has started, my backpack becomes one of the most important parts of my experience. I need to pack things to keep me warm and safe, I need food and water, a small emergency kit, … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Knitter

When I was twelve, our old aunt Brita taught me how to knit. That was the starting point of my knitting mania that, with peaks and valleys, has stayed with me ever since. It has resulted in innumerable sweaters, cardigans, … Continue reading

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