South African Heritage Day: Peppermint Crisp Tart

South African Heritage Day: Peppermint Crisp Tart

On Sunday it was South African Heritage Day and we had friends over for a “braai”! Liam was travelling the week before via South Africa so I was lucky he was able to pick up lots of SA treats via OR Tambo airport in Johannesburg and buy the key ingredients...
Zug: The Medieval Festival

Zug: The Medieval Festival

This autumn, Zug hosted for the second time the Medieval Festival and it is quite possibly the best fair ever. Naturally, the fact that the town is a proper Medieval one makes it the perfect backdrop but the stalls, goods on sale, food, drinks and all the dressed up...
Uri: Alpabzug in Wassen

Uri: Alpabzug in Wassen

In autumn, we visited Wassen for the annual “alpabzug”. Countless people lined the street ready to see the lovingly and festively decorated cows descending the alps for the winter months. In addition to the parade, we visited the town’s handicraft market, listened to...
Geneva: Café de Paris

Geneva: Café de Paris

Café de Paris sauce was first popularised in the 1940s by the Chez Boubier restaurant in Geneva, then owned by Arthur-François (Freddy) Dumont, and entrecôte Café de Paris remains the restaurant’s speciality – This is my favourite steak dish in the world...