It’s fall here in Switzerland. It feels as though just last week I was sweating through my sundress in Paris, but suddenly I’m pulling my sweater a little tighter and reaching for a scarf to walk into town. The little chocolate shops in the historic old city of Bern are a welcome and warm hideaway from the winds blowing down from the mountains.Read More
Food is an essential part of how I experience a place. I want to taste everything. I'm a terrible kitchen snoop, the first thing I do in someone else's house (honestly I don't even notice i'm doing it, it's embarrassing) is throw open all their cabinets and inspect what they have. I think it is such fascinating way to see how food habits are different from place to place, family to family, and culture to culture. There is nothing I love more than learning a recipe from someone and learning its story while they cook.