Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cafe Boy

We try to go to the “Little Big City” once a month, last night we visited Cafe Boy for the 1st time. They have a tasting menu called Es(s)kapade, I have being informed that this is a play with a … Continue reading

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My Kitchen

Haven’t really showed off my kitchen, It has to be gas on top & have at least 1 electric oven for baking, Joel & I are cooking Risotto (it’s all about the stirring they say) I am paying homage to … Continue reading

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Tolerate This?

Last night we saw the Manic Street Preachers live in Winterthur at a small concert, they are a Welsh band & one of my favorites, the front man James Dean Bradfield’s parents must have had a sense of humor when … Continue reading

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Winterthur Market

Winterthur has a great Market on Tuesday & Friday mornings all year round, I also use  Markthalle Trivisano in Marktgasse, Spring & Autumn are my favorite times.

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Keeping with theme, last night we ate the kidneys served with lentils & a sauce I made out of white wine, a little chicken stock and some butter. (Click on photos to make larger)

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Last night we had some of the Sweetbreads (basically a throat gland found in young animals) from the calves, probably my favorite Offal. They are easy to prepare: Soak in cold water for a few hours changing the water every … Continue reading

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Just last week an Organic Farmer friend of ours took 2 calves (a by-product of their milk production) to the butcher’s, I ordered most of the Offal. This liver was 3.2 kgs, I had read somewhere that it is just … Continue reading

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