Build a better business // new year’s resolutions

It’s a new year.

First day, blank page, clean slate.

Time for new opportunities, new challenges, new perspectives and infamous resolutions.  Continue reading “Build a better business // new year’s resolutions”

Spring Fever: Lemon Curd

Traditionally, it’s a little early to be celebrating the start of Spring. I don’t quite remember the last time I was able to sit outside in mid-February, write a blog post and share a recipe over a cup of coffee while enjoying the sunshine on my terrace with a seemingly unseasonable 17 degrees Celsius.  Continue reading “Spring Fever: Lemon Curd”

Clementine Pomegranate Ginger Popsicles

Two of my favorite fruits are very much in season: pomegranates and clementines. Pair these two together with one of my favorite spices – fresh ginger – and I really have a match made in heaven. Continue reading “Clementine Pomegranate Ginger Popsicles”

Cucumber Mint Salad with Rose Water Vinaigrette

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At the Foot of the Moutain: The Ultimate Foodie Travel Guide to Piedmont

Imposing snow-capped mountain peaks form a silently dramatic background to the sequence of romantic rolling hills, fertile valleys and enchanting plains which unite themselves into the 8 provinces (Alessandria, Asti, Biella, Cuneo, Novara, Torino, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Vercelli) of Italy’s 2nd largest region –Piedmont (Piemonte). Continue reading “At the Foot of the Moutain: The Ultimate Foodie Travel Guide to Piedmont”

Homemade Mulled Wine


One of the things I cherish most about Europe, are its enchanting Christmas markets. The glittering lights, the hum of a bewildered crowd, the smell of candied almonds and chestnuts roasting, and of course: the mulled wine. Mulled wine is to the Winter, what ice cream is to the summer: an ephemeral nostalgic pleasure. Continue reading “Homemade Mulled Wine”

A Tale of Two (Twisted) Cities

East coast idol Philadelphia USA, and the traditional southern city of Munich, Germany – what do these two cities have in common?  Continue reading “A Tale of Two (Twisted) Cities”