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, [...]

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Quick Pasta Dish for Post-Travel Recovery Period

Coming from a 2-month long traveling means a huge backlog at work, fatigue catching up on you, and a ginormous pile of to-do-list in trying to reorganize your life. Another biggest challenge for me is trying to get back to healthy eating habits. But this could be hard when I'm too tired to cook. And [...]

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 [...]

Easter in Grandhotel Giessbach

I am preparing for a series of work trips this year and I thought it would still be nice to have an Easter getaway without taking the plane. So, I decided to stay within Switzerland. I was actually in a middle of a very stressful week when I randomly saw the Grandhotel Giessbach. By just [...]