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Beneath the biggest North Face of the Alps

Beneath the biggest North Face of the Alps

I am making my way to the Swiss Alps for canyoning there quite late, you will say. In November. Why so late, you may ask? It’s because of the way the ...
Super Cabbage

Super Cabbage

A true classic – sauerkraut, pumpkin oil, garlic, a pinch of cayenne and a big slice of bread.   After 10 years of cooking and writing about food ...
Rio Simon – going back to the roots

Rio Simon – going back to the roots

Everybody of us has places they like to return to, places from which we, as a person, emerged. And where we also truly belong. We love to visit t ...
Ode to rain

Ode to rain

Even in paradise it sometimes rains, and when it does, it rains cats and dogs.    Black clouds appear on the horizon rimmed by a ...
United in “yota” and “ričet”

United in “yota” and “ričet”

Some evening, I was sitting on the porch of a beautiful Austrian mountain hut on the altitude of 2200 meters. I was exhausted from the long tour and I ...
What brings me to climb the highest mountains and travel to the remotest places of our planet?

What brings me to climb the highest mountains and travel to the remotest places of our planet?

This is the question, which visitors of my lectures and presentations, ask me every time. At first my motivation was curiosity, curiosity abou ...
Cevishe - Marinated raw cod

Cevishe - Marinated raw cod

Cod is an excellent choice when it comes to marinating in lime or lemon juice. The meat is in a tender white color, pure and plain, without a high per ...
A kitchen without a fire

A kitchen without a fire

In Greek mythology, fire belonged to the gods. For mankind to be able to learn how to bring fire in its lives and how to use it, took ages. With the f ...
AJVAR (Traditional red pepper relish)

AJVAR (Traditional red pepper relish)

Oh dear, autumn has come and with it peppers, yummy, juicy, ripe, blood-red peppers. Thank you Christopher Columbus for the pepper seeds you brought, ...