On the Shelf

I am Anxy

Anxy Magazine is a publication that is going to provide a space for our true inner worlds. A publication that is important, since more and more publications, online and offline focus on improving ourselves. It’s all about turning us into happy, shiny and healthy…

September 24, 2016
5 Things

Week 38 / 2016

So this week we came back from our trip to Chicago and Wisconsin. The trip was great, but we had to fight with a little bit of jet lag. While in Chicago it was still summer, I was shocked by the low temperatures here…

September 23, 2016
Dear Diary

Farewell August

Farewell August, hello September and a trip to the States. Find out what we will be up to over there and read about two recent cooking fails. See you soon!…

September 2, 2016
In the Kitchen

Summer in a Jar – How to Preserve Lemons

I wish I had a lemon tree on the balcony. Two reasons: lemons are one of my favourite cooking ingredients and nothing beats fresh lemons. But since Zurich is too cold to keep a citrus tree outside during winter, I have to settle with store bought lemons.…

August 21, 2016
Zurich my Heart

Market Day in Zurich

On Fridays, I try to make it an extra early morning in order to be able to go for a stroll across the market on Zurich’s Bürkliplatz and buy some fresh vegetables for the weekend. I love checking out the different stalls, see how…

August 19, 2016
In the Kitchen

Japanese Iced Coffee

“Kalter Kaffee macht schön” – cold coffee makes you beautiful – my mum always used to say and finally her beauty advice seems to have had its big breakthrough: cold brew and iced coffee are all over the place. My personal revelation when it comes…

August 15, 2016
5 Things

Weeks 31 & 32 / 2016

Wow, I am really bad at those 5 Things updates. Anyhow, below you find a selection of things from 31st and 32nd week of 2016. Apart from that I went swimming in the lake here in Zurich and hiked up a mountain in the Swiss Alps. I also got around…

August 14, 2016
In the Kitchen

An Ode to Banana Bread

To many people super ripe bananas are a nightmare, to me they are pure bliss. Why? Because they are perfect for banana bread! And, who doesn’t love banana bread? The smell of the apartment whilst baking banana bread. When you wake up in the morning,…

August 12, 2016

Hiking around Lago Ritom

Together with my team at work, I went on an overnight trip to Lago Ritom – a barrier lake in the Piora Valley. After arriving in the afternoon, some colleagues and I enjoyed a 2.5-hour walking tour around the lake that nestled between mountain tops at…

August 7, 2016
In the Kitchen

Zucchini Risotto

Some of you might have noticed via Instagram that we started a little balcony gardening project this year. Especially the zucchini we planted grow like mad. Within the blink of an eye, they tend to grow into monsters that weigh almost 1 kilo. Fortunately, D.…

August 3, 2016