Zurich – Brassierie Lipp

Zurich – Brassierie Lipp

If you are looking for a lovely restaurant to have lunch in when visiting Zurich, then the French one: Brassierie Lipp should be your first choice. Everything about the place is French: the döcor, the menu and the waiters! I had my favourite French dish: Entrecote...
Cape Town – The Bo Kaap Cooking Class

Cape Town – The Bo Kaap Cooking Class

After our tour of the Bo Kaap neighbourhood, we went to Zainie’s home to start our cookery class. We learnt how to make proper Cape Malay curried chicken, chili bites, samoosas and bread. It was so entertaining and everything tasted so good that I was thrilled...
Food – The Perfect Omelette

Food – The Perfect Omelette

I have been making omelettes for years, but only this past month have I worked out how to make the perfect one. Here are my tips: 1. Place a little bit of oil in a small frying pan (you definitely want it to be a small/medium pan). 2. Crack two eggs and beat (do not...
DIY – Troop Cake Topper

DIY – Troop Cake Topper

Last week I found the perfect chocolate cake to buy in Switzerland from Nussbaumer. It is the best chocolate flavour as it is not too sweet and looks so pretty in its “gugelhopf” shape. Plus at 26chf for a large one it is well priced. To make it a bit...
Fun – Troop Beverly Hills Cookie Buffet

Fun – Troop Beverly Hills Cookie Buffet

The movie Troop Beverly Hills and any scout movie is synomous with cookies; so it was a party must have. I set up our buffet with lots of glass jars filled with cookies, as well as marshmallows and chocolate (smores is also a camping prerequisite) and then to set off...