Condensed milk flan

This is one of my favorites Brazilian desserts. Condensed milk flan is also know as Brazilian Pudim de Leite and it is ideal to be served in dinner parties because it is very easy to prepare, can be cooked on the evening before your event and…

September 26, 2017

My Switzerland

This year I have completed 15 years living in Switzerland. Its is most of my adult life! I still remember the beginning when I didn’t know any German and had to learn how to communicate in a brand new (and quite difficult) language, es…

August 1, 2017

Let’s go glamping?

Have you ever heard of glamping? I haven’t until a few weeks ago when I was looking for a family friendly location on the beach, where I could reach by car from Zurich. I was pretty impressed when my husband showed me a camping village…

July 16, 2017

Choosing a venue for a corporate event

One of the most important things when organising a corporate event is choosing the appropriate venue. After arranging a few functions, I began to recognize the best venues according to the goal of the event. For instance: A year planning meeting should take place at a conference center, an…

June 1, 2017

Celebrating birth: the baby shower

What does a baby shower mean to you? To me it is a way to pre-celebrate the birth of a child with friends and family, and to present the parents-to-be with gifts for the baby. Here in Switzerland (and also in most part of…

May 20, 2017

Kids birthday ideas

Our birthday was a very important date when we were kids. It was the day we felt very special, got many gifts and ate delicious cakes and sweets. It is such a pity that most of the adults don’t give anymore the proper value…

April 25, 2017

My decluttering project – Greatest hits!

I met a friend for lunch and told her that I was decluttering my closet and the next step was my home office. She told me that I inspired her and she was going to do the same at her home on the weekend. There…

March 11, 2017

Spring tea party

I always like to celebrate my birthday, sometimes at a restaurant, other times travelling but this year I organised a small tea party at home for a few girl friends. There was no need to make it complicated, I decided to order a delicious…

March 5, 2017

Who wants a Brigadeiro?

When I was a child, my mother and aunt owned a Sweet Snack Shop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where they sold Brazilian baked goods and Brigadeiros. I enjoyed spending time at the shop and learned from my aunt Mara, a great cook, how to make delicious…

February 15, 2017

Getting to know and leisure activities in Zurich

Planning your next visit to Zurich? Here are a few tips to make your trip worth it! Tours Take one of the tours recommended by Zurich Tourism to learn more about the city and its past. There are guided city walks and bus tours, or,…

January 10, 2017