Christmas Pistachio Polvoron

Christmas Season is the season of giving and sharing. At least here in Switzerland, it is a local tradition to spend the Sunday afternoons of Advent gathered around the kitchen table and making home-made cookies for exchanging with classmates, colleagues at work, next-door neighbors – or anyone who you wish to share the Christmas spirit […]

Reflections on Recto

AS LAKAPATI CAME TO, she found herself in an abandoned side street. Looking up, the goddess noticed two undernourished boys playing with the twisted caps of soda bottles. With hair bleached from the sun, wearing oversized racer-back tops, they looked as if their limbs had been attached to their bodies haphazardly. Baby stickmen, she thought. […]

Banana-Strawberry-Macchiato SHAKE

Or what to do with frozen bananas There are many things I heart about bananas: bananas are nutritious (rich in potassium, vitamins and fiber, among other things) bananas are filling but contain relatively few calories (roughly 100 per fruit) bananas make great 1-ingredient ice cream bananas contain the word “nana”  🙂 One thing I do […]

The Guy Who Spoke Gutter

One of my work colleagues once jestingly shared with me a quotation by Douglas Adams, “To summarize: it is a well-known fact that those people who most want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. To summarize the summary: anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on […]

Butterflies While They Last

Easy Papermoney Origami Butterflies Monetary presents are always rather impersonal and if you’re anything like me, you hate showing up at the party as the one who seemingly spent the least thought and research on what the begifted could be wishing for. Well, no need to despair because you’ll here find your easy remedy. With […]