Wild Woman on Feral Acres: Keep the Butter, Jettison the Guilt!

By Monday, December 20, 2010 Permalink 0

by Esmaa Self

We’re well into the New Year, have you managed to slip into those skinny jeans yet? If not, don’t worry, help has arrived in the form of a quick tip for transitioning to a healthier you: replace your butter with better butter.

Better butter is the happy mix of olive oil and butter. By mixing your butter with equal parts olive oil, you trade 50% bad fat for good. Learn about good and bad fats on Health Castle.

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Food Art: Fribourg-style Saffron Bread

By Wednesday, December 15, 2010 Permalink 0
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Paris Paris Tours with David Downie and Alison Harris

By Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Permalink 0

Would you like to spend a day with me and my wife, photographer Alison Harris, discovering the Luxembourg Gardens, Butte-Chaumont and Montsouris—Paris’ trio of seductive, sometimes startling parks? Or stroll around the Ile-Saint-Louis, exploring courtyards and 17th-century townhouses?

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Food Art: Dried Fruit and Noodle Kugel

By Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Permalink 0
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Food Art: Lacquered Pork, New Potatoes and Ramson

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By Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Permalink 0

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By Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Permalink 0

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Mediterranean Food Connection

By Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Permalink 0

Christophe Certain’s Recettes de Pieds Noir site contains an abundance of recipes from North Africa and the Mediterranean.

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Switzerland: Indelicato, A Hidden Corner of Sicily in the Heart of Geneva

By Sunday, December 5, 2010 Permalink 0

Indelicato: A Hidden Corner of Sicily in the Heart of Pâquis

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The Indelicato fine food and wine shop is a Geneva institution.  Everyone in Pâquis knows Marguerite and Rosario, and the locals affectionately refer to Marguerite as “Mama”.

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Final Countdown to Valentine’s Day: Take Your Pick!

By Sunday, December 5, 2010 Permalink 0

Final countdown to Valentine’s Day: take your pick!

For the last week or so, I’ve had Valentine’s on the brain. I’ve been posting restaurants offering special Valentine’s meals, chocolate shops making all sorts of beautiful Valentine’s chocolates, as well as hotels offering Valentine’s packages on the Swiss Foodies Twitter account.

Photo courtesy of Salvatore Vuono.
Photo courtesy of Salvatore Vuono.

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