Fresh Tagliatelle with Stracciatella di Burrata and Guanciale

Following our summer in Italy, we have been obsess with fresh pasta making. I have always been intimidated by fresh pasta but then again, I've always been intimidated by anything that involves dough and baking. But my husband grew up in a household where baking and cooking is a serious business - his mom was [...]

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Easy Brunch Idea: Fried Eggs and Ricotta Open-Faced Sandwich

Sunday brunch is always a good idea. In Geneva, while there are many nice brunch places that have emerged in the last couple of years, we often still prefer having Sunday brunch at home. This fried eggs and ricotta open-faced sandwich is one of my go-to recipes for brunches - it's easy to make, yummy, [...]

A Taste of Home in Geneva: Tinolang Manok (Chicken in Ginger Soup)

Let's face it, it's that time of the year when we are out almost every night for dinners and Christmas celebrations. Before that big Christmas day celebration, I often find myself wanting to just have a night of comfort, homecooked meal as a break from the festive meals. Plus It's been raining for days now [...]

The Geneva Street Food Festival: My Top 5 Favourites

Last weekend was the Geneva Street Food Festival. I don't know where have I been in the last 8 years that it was actually my first time to come to this fun event. Sure, this is probably the most expensive street food festival in the planet - Aaron and mine's bill at the end of [...]

Homecooking in Geneva: Leftover Stuffed Peppers

So, we had our challenge to clean our fridge and minimize throwing anything that is still edible last week. What’s amazing with this challenge is that out of our usual 500-600 Swiss francs weekly food budget (welcome to Geneva!), we only spent 197 Swiss francs for the whole week and that was from a 3-course [...]

Home Cooking in Geneva: Merguez Pasta

Saving up is not that easy when living in Geneva. So, when my husband moved to Geneva earlier this month, we have been finding ways to maximize our budget but still able to do what we love to do: travelling and eating. One of the things that I find very effective when we talk about [...]