Jacket potatoes with cheese (Gschwellti mit Chäs)🇨🇭

Gschwellti mit Chäs – or jacket potatoes with cheese – is my contribution to the Swiss Food Discovery project this week. It’s as simple as that, boiled or steamed unpeeled, firm potatoes served with an assortment of Swiss cheeses. Hard cheeses. White mold cheeses. Soft cheeses. Cream cheeses. Serve pickles and even a green salad on…

Lamb burger with a warm feta cheese dip and tahini dressing

Today, the whole family cooked together. We – i.e. my girls – picked the dish: burgers. Burgers are great because the kids can help chopping veggies and kneading the meat. And an individual burger compilation means everyone gets exactly the burger he or she wants. My daughters chopped cucumber, tomatoes and shallots and placed them…

Pickled lemons à la marocaine 🌱

If life gives you lemons, make lemonade, they said. I made pickles. But then again, I’ve always been a rebel. Thoroughly rinse and scrub organic lemons. Cut off the ends and quarter the lemons leaving the bases attached. Gently pull the lemons open and sprinkle each with 1 tbsp sea salt. Place the lemons with…