The sun-dried tomatoes add quick colour and savoury sweetness to the creamy thyme and mushroom sauce. I was delighted to discover adding cottage cheese gives you the delicious creamy consistency of full fat double-creme de Gruyère (or other heavy cream).
I grew up at mile 906.8 Alaska Highway, Yukon Territory, Canada and now live in Switzerland. I like food, wine, and being outdoors. This is a blog about discovering family, life, and food in Switzerland.
fresh fruit & vegetable season is upon us. Strawberries are just the beginning. Here is a map of where you can pick-your-own fruits and vegetables in Suisse Romande.
It was my mother-in-law’s birthday last week. I know she wouldn’t want me to tell you which one, so I’ll just let you guess. I will, however, introduce you to her special wine. In 1999, my father-in-law created a special this wine for her: Cuvée Romaine. It is named for my mother-in-law. Cuvée (blend) and …
Start with a hike up terraced vineyards behind Vevey. Grab an eBike and climb to the top of Mt. Pèlerin for expansive views of Lac Léman. Wind down the back side of the mountain to Bossonnens, stop off at Boss Beer for a tour & tasting. Return to Mt. Pèlerin through rolling hills and descend back to Vevey.
Weekly: Tuesdays and Fridays
Price: 145 CHF / adult
BYO bike: 85 CHF / adult
Duration: 1 day
Group size: 4-6
Tour language: English or French
You asked for it. I researched it. Here is the most complete list of opportunities to buy fresh, local, and direct from growers and farmers in Suisse Romande. Here is an interactive map of where to find local producers or where to buy direct from producers in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. (Click the top …
It’s going to be a beautiful day ! (I believe in the power of positivity!) Between work, the commute, and family, you haven’t spent enough time outside. You won’t remember another day at the office, but you will remember this day. We’re going to start with a hike and get some views like this: We’re …
When I first moved to Switzerland in 2010, I started a Hidden Dinner Club. It was a heartfelt effort to discover good food, good wine, and good company when I moved to Switzerland in 2010. I had a few events, but then I got a real job and I just let it dissipate into oblivion. Well– …
Spend the morning hiking the slopes of the Lavaux terraced vineyards. Then reward yourself with a delicious picnic lunch of special regional foods and an afternoon of wine tasting.
Weekly on Tuesdays & Fridays
Price: 95 CHF / adult
Activity level: moderate
Duration: 1 day (7 hours)
Group size: 6-8
Tour language: English / French
You’re in for a treat! By the time you’re done our tour, you’ll have a new understanding and appreciation for this Fribourgeois beer and the people behind it.
Date: 07 June 2019
Price: 50 CHF / adult
Activity level: light
Duration: 2 hours
Group size: 10-20
Tour language: English