Monthly Archives: September 2012

Zurich and Swiss Chocolate

It seems that the tendency of coming back from a trip and having to leave again right away is a well-established habit! Not even a week after I came back from Crete I was already on a plane! I was headed to the homeland of the best Chocolate in the world: Switzerland! More precisely Zurich. I just stayed for the weekend and it was enough to enjoy the small center of Zurich, and fall in love with its chocolate! Moreover … Continue reading

Crete – Greece

With a couple of trips following each other at a very short distance (one week home and I was already on another plane), I am still dreaming of the amazing chocolate I ate in Switzerland (Chocolateland), but I must go in order and first tell you all about the fresh flavorful food I had in Greece, or more exactly, in Crete. We enjoyed the much needed heat, try to live in Berlin for 9 months and only then we can … Continue reading

Summer End Picnic – Shrimp and Avocado tramezzini and salad

A post outside of my regular schedule to tell you about the sweet idea I had yesterday :) Since I moved to Berlin the first thing I look at in the morning is the weather forecast, both for the day and for a few days in front of me. This is just to prepare myself, you know, here is not like in Florida where the only change in the weather is thunderstorms or sunshine but with the same hot humid temperature. Actually … Continue reading

Finger food Birthday Party

We had a biiig party last week! As usual with finger food for our guests. The husband turned xxx while we were on vacation. Such an important birthday that I could not let it pass unnoticed. So as soon as we came back, we invited everybody over and had one of our food food food and good company parties ;) Personally I think it turned out great! I hope the guests feel the same way… We had quite a bit … Continue reading

Cooking Classes

I gave my first cooking class :))) It was fun fun fun! The story behind it? Here it is. One of our friends spent a few weeks alone in Berlin while wife and kids went back to the homeland for the summer. He wanted to surprise his wife upon her return by cooking her a delicious dinner, but he is not quite able to cook. Knowing BeyondPasta he suggested I’d go to his place and teach him how to prepare … Continue reading