All posts tagged: baking

Vegetable Delight – Carrot Spinach Feta Muffins

As you know, I’ve been managing two blogs in different languages and it’s quite time-consuming and mentally exhausting. Especially this week I’ve been working on improving my blog to make it more user-friendly while still remaining a minimalist, but I haven’t quite figured it out yet. At least, this has been quite educational keeping my brain fresh and my skills oiled. So some days I didn’t even have time to sit down for a proper meal at lunchtime, just hunching over the kitchen bench eating bits of cheese, bread, tomatoes, a few leaves and more cheese. I couldn’t even bother to put them together to make a decent sandwich, and it was then that I thought it’d be nice to have something quick and ready to eat but still nutritious and delicious; something that has everything in it. And then I saw a big amount of different cheeses in the fridge left over from the improvisational wine and cheese tasting two evenings ago. I knew that I wasn’t going to eat them on their own …

Chocolate Mandarin Coconut Cookies

I was very excited when I saw it snowing while eating breakfast, so I rushed to my room to grab my camera and opened the window to take a shot of this delightful first snow of this winter. I got taken aback by a flow of crisp cold air hitting my face for a second because the temperature had been quite mild until yesterday. How quickly the weather has changed…. The snow got heavier toward the afternoon and the view through the window, so beautiful, made me freeze to a spot taking in the view as much as I could. So I sat down by the window with a cup of coffee and the chocolate cookies I made a few days ago. It’s so beautiful….A small joy that nature brings us. I’m not a winter person, in fact, I hate it. Having lived in a warm country Down Under for 10 years, I seem to have lost my resistance to the cold weather.  Narnia Forest in Geneva…gosh, the cold was just unbearable! What saves me from …