Rosemary Tagliatelle with roasted mixed vegetables

Minestrone Montreux

When thinking about what I could make as a delicious yet simple recipe and maximising seasonal and local products, I decided to use tomatoes as they were in season and Aline showed me some delicious round aubergines which are locally grown. All this paired with a little lemon olive oil, really brings the dish alive. Serves two Ingredients: 1 packet of rosemary tagliatelle 200g of mixed tomatoes (I used cherry, …. ½ round aubergine 2 fresh garlic cloves 1 shallot 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp lemon olive oil Salt & pepper Instructions: Cut the aubergine into slices and sprinkle...

Discovering Minestrone in Montreux

Discovering Minestrone in Montreux

Tucked away in a little quiet part of Montreux lies Minestrone. This little high-end epicerie contains rows of delicious products, from fresh fruit and vegetable to homemade pasta. You could easily walk passed this little shop and not even think that there would be so many fantastic foodies options just waiting to be sampled. Minestrone is made up of three separate entities, Tempo di Pasta and their teams who make all the fresh pasta daily (they even have their pasta lab in the back), Ratatouille which provides all the fresh vegetables, fruit and all fine foods such as olive oils,...

Al Sacco now does brunch !

Al Sacco Lausanne

Love brunch? Love healthy and wholesome food? Love Fridays? Great ! Me too, at Al Sacco you can now combine all three elements with their delicious Friday Brunches. Léa (the founder of Al Sacco) invited me to come and discover their new Friday brunch concept. I had not been back to Al Sacco for a while and it is true that I rarely find myself in Lausanne on a Friday morning, however, this was well worth the trip. The Brunch Concept The brunch takes place on a Friday from 8h30-10h30 and you can pick from from either a savoury or...

Rocket, Tomato and Grilled Corn Salad

Rocket Salad

This salad literally just was developed out of leftovers in the fridge and honestly it turned out to look and taste great! So, I thought it might be a great idea to share this with you. We had this with grilled chicken and sweet potato but you can enjoy this with fish, tofu, other meats or even on its own. Ingredients 100g of rocket 2 large tomatoes cut into slices 1 red onion chopped ½ grilled corn on the cob A sprinkle of coriander Salt & pepper Dressing 2 tbsp of lemon olive oil 1 tbsp of white balsamic vinegar...

Watermelon and Strawberry Salad

Watermelon Salad

HELLO SUMMER !!! Nothing says Summer more than watermelon and strawberries… Especially with the extreme heat we have been getting, a fruity but refreshing salad is the perfect addition to any meal. It can even be a meal in itself ! Serves 2-3 people Ingredients 1/2 medium watermelon 6-8 large strawberries cut into quarters 100g of feta cheese cut into cubes 3 tbsp of white balsamic vinegar 4 sprigs of mint finely chopped 1/2 small cucumber cut into cubes Salt & Pepper to taste Method Carve out the watermelon and then cut up the fruit into as evenly sized cubes...

Strawberry Crumble

Strawberry Crumble

This dessert is quick, simple and ideal for a dinner party this Summer. This dish is vegan friendly, free from refined sugar and can also be gluten free if you need it to be. Serve it warm with ice cream, cream or custardServes 2IngredientsFor the base: 10 large strawberries cut in halves 1 tsp of vanilla essence 1 tablespoon of maple syrup or honey or date syrup or coconut sugar For the crumble topping: 100g of oats (gluten free) 20g of ground almonds or hazelnuts 20g of melted coconut oil 1tbsp of maple syrup or honey or date syrup 1...

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