Switzerland is the first European country to legalize insects as food on a mass scale.
Buying local, reducing waste, saving money and finding those foods we miss from home is what the women of the AIWC put together over a cup of coffee and cake.
Nothing is healthier, and still delicious, than home-made Bircher Müesli with its grated apples, oatmeal and any other seasonal raw fruit or carrot. Of course there’s a story behind it’s conception.
According to my local strawberry guy there’s about another 10 days left of strawberry picking.
This coming Saturday, May 20, Geneva’s 90+ wineries celebrate the 30th annual Cave Ouvert (“Open Cellars”) from 10:00 until 18:00. It’s …
Embrace shopping for your Thanksgiving feast. We live in a country where the pumpkins, onions, root vegetables, chestnuts and turkeys are mostly grown/raised within a 50 mile radius.
It’s nearly time for the grape harvest, or vendange. For those of us living on the outskirts of Geneva it is a beautiful time of year that eases the pain of summer coming to an end.
“How did you pass your Swiss test if you don’t know DAR-VIDA?”
This coming Saturday, May 28, Geneva’s 90+ wineries open their doors to introduce the newest vintages during the annual Caves Ouvertes (“Open Cellars”) from 10:00 until 18:00. It’s a day devoted to celebration, community, and of course plenty of wine tasting!
I arrived expecting a small shop filled with bruised and pitted produce but instead I had to ask why their products were considered second choice. The vegetables looked better than my grocery store and the fruit had a few small blemishes. He replied that these winter vegetables were too large and the lettuce was in surplus.