Overnight oats

Yes I know, there are overnight oats recipes all over the net! Still, I wanted to find out what the hype is about and whether they are really as good as everyone says. Advertisements

Watermelon and chia smoothie

Do you know this melancholic feeling when summer slowly but surely comes to an end? Although it’s still August, the days are getting shorter and the nights colder. To savour the last few weeks to the fullest I decided to stock up on plenty of fruits and to share my favourite quick summer recipes on…

Locanda Barbarossa, Ascona

The gourmet restaurant Locanda Barbarossa is situated in the five star hotel Castello del Sole on the shores of Lago Maggiore. It has 18 GaultMillau points and 1 Michelin star.

My husband and I spent our mini moon at the hotel and granted ourselves a dinner at the fine dining restaurant to celebrate. I’ll let the pictures talk…

Castello del Sole, Ascona

You might have noticed that I have been very quiet on the blog during the last weeks. That is, because my private life took over. I spent all my time and energy on organising my wedding (civil and religious) and left on 2! mini moons! Currently I am suffering from post-wedding blues and am therefore…

The Chedi, Andermatt

If I would have to describe The Chedi with two words they would be “impressive” and “huge”. “Impressive”, because the five star hotel is the biggest building in the small mountain village “Andermatt” and  it can already be spotted from far when arriving by car. “Huge”, because it is not only big from the outside…

Brasserie de Montbenon, Lausanne

Set in the « Parc de Montbenon » in an over 100 year old building, the Brasserie de Montbenon welcomes its guest with an amazing view on Lake Geneva. The restaurant with an 8 meter high ceiling reopened its doors after renovation end of 2014. The interior is contemporary, which makes a nice contrast to the historical…

Tschebull, Hamburg

The Austrian restaurant in the city centre of Hamburg has (as stated on my Instagram account) the best Schnitzel in town! Its situation is ideal for a lunch break when on the Mönckebergstrasse, one of the biggest shopping streets in the city.

Chocolate chunk cookies

I usually have a cup of black tea around 4pm in the afternoon. Although I am not English, I like this little tradition. At the weekends, it gives me a comfortable feeling when sitting on the couch and reading a book. I sat in exactly that cosy spot two weeks ago and felt a craving…

Poletto Winebar, Hamburg

Hamburg is my favourite town in Germany and home to a part of my family. These two reasons bring me regularly to the beautiful Nordic city and I never miss a chance to try new (or old) eating spots, when I am there. The Poletto Winebar is one of my regular dinner spots. Situated in…

Green juice (kale, lemon,apple, pear, ginger, mint)

Whoop! Whoop! Here is another juice recipe with kale and a refreshing taste of mint. Ingredients (for one glass) 2 handfuls of kale 1/2 peeled lemon 1 large apple, roughly chopped 1 pear, roughly chopped a knob of ginger (thumbnail size) 20 mint leaves Push all the ingredients through the juicer and drink immediately. Enjoy!…

Restaurante Barceloneta, Barcelona

The Barceloneta restaurant carries the name of the quarter, where it is situated. Close to the city’s beach and the fisherman’s wharf, it is a popular area for sightseeing and a perfect excuse to reserve here for lunch! By experience (because it is not the first time I ate here and it will not be…

Casa de Tapes Cañota, Barcelona

La Cañota, how the locals call it, is a typical tapas restaurant in Barcelona. Its concept is inspired by traditional bistros in former times. They usually had a drawn animal (crab, fish, etc.) on their door to signify potential guests that they are serving tapas. Not only from the outside, but also inside is the…