Category Archives: Food

Soup Season

Even this year’s amazing summer came to an end; autumn has arrived bringing chillier mornings and beautiful shades of yellow and red replacing the variations of green. With some regret I’ve had to switch summer’s eternal shorts to trousers, and … 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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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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Even Closer to Nature

Living at the edge of a tiny village in the mountains and having the privilege of spending several hours outdoors every day (hiking or gardening), I already feel pretty close to nature. I go out in any kind of weather, … Continue reading

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Passionate Cookery

Significant for the lifestyle I’ve adopted up here in the mountains is that I spend hours and hours outside each day. Just like the slogan of a German sports brand puts it: “Draußen zuhause” (At home outdoors). However, every now … Continue reading

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Do Them Yourself!

It is such a pity when the Holiday Season triggers more stress than necessary. All the Christmas cards we have to write, all the gifts we need to buy – and then perhaps even celebrating with far too many people … Continue reading

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Vin Chaud du Valais

However warm you might dress up in winter and however much you heat up your home, sometimes you still feel cold to the bone. Forget salads and raw foods: eating or drinking something hot is key during this time of … Continue reading

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In Soup Heaven

Autumn is the perfect time for SOUPS! When temperatures are turning frosty, nothing warms you up the way a soup does. Now it’s time to dig out your best recipes and cook a fulfilling soup that will warm you up … Continue reading

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Easy & Exquisite

You can stand in the kitchen preparing a nice meal for hours, and it can be absolutely worth it. But sometimes, if you get just the right ingredients, you can create something so easy, and yet so delicious in a … Continue reading

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My Body is My Temple

“Don’t you realise that the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit?” (1 Corinthians 6:19) Most of us probably do, but do we live out the real meaning of this quote: a harmonious unity of body and mind; equal, … Continue reading

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