Discovery & Fun - Food

  • Ask the readers: how many CHF do you spend on groceries a month?
    Ask the readers: how many CHF do you spend on groceries a month?

    I have had the plan to tackle our food expenses for many months. The project has finally begun since the beginning of this year. While waiting for the next blogpost dedicated to the topic, I wanted to ask you the following two questions, dear reader: How much do you spend per month shopping for food (excluding alcohol and tobacco)? Where do you go for grocery shopping? I look forward to...

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  • Making Memories [en]

    [en] I’ve recently started watching TV series (Doctor Who!) and listening to podcasts again, partly in an attempt to pull myself out of some activities or preoccupations that were on the way to becoming a little obsessive. And amongst those podcasts I listened to recently, one episode seems to have had a lasting impact on … Continue reading "Making Memories [en]"

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  • Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try the Bourru!
    Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try the Bourru!

    It’s “Cave Ouvertes” this weekend Saturday 3rd (10:00 – 18:00) and Sunday 4th November (10:00 -16:00) in Begnins, Luins, Vinzel et Bursins. For just CHF15 you are given a special wine tasting glass, you can then visit the wine cellars and taste wine in each of them. There will be a free “navette” bus provided […] The post Open wine cellars this weekend in villages near Nyon -Try t...

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  • Win a copy of Know it all Passport! – An essential local information guide in English
    Win a copy of Know it all Passport! – An essential local information guide in English

    The brand new “Know-it-all passport” is now out! This book is the essential guide to living in Geneva, Vaud, and neighbouring France. This 11th edition has a brand new chapter entitled “Sustainability”, a list of escape rooms in the “Entertainment” chapter, plus a list of co-working spaces under the “Business and Legal Matters” chapter. The popular […] The post Win a copy of ...

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  • Expat Foods and where to find them – March podcast 2018
    Expat Foods and where to find them – March podcast 2018

    The “Living in the Know” March podcast is now out and this month Lisa from Know-it-all Passport and Catherine from Living in Nyon, discuss where to source expat products in French-speaking Switzerland. From hunting out American “Texas Pete’s Chicken Wing Sauce” to “Lyle’s Golden Syrup” from Britain, they name shops and websites where you can find […] The post Expat Foods and ...

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  • Warm up with a Sausage, a Fondue and Glass of wine for CHF 20! Special offer
    Warm up with a Sausage, a Fondue and Glass of wine for CHF 20! Special offer

    Gastrovaud (the association of restaurants and cafés in Vaud) has a special offer for Friday the 1st and Saturday the 2nd December 2017. The offer is called “Pintes Ouvertes” and it lets you try out a typical menu of the region. The menu consists of a dry Vaudois sausage with baguette, a 100% Swiss cheese fondue (AOP) with bread […] The post Warm up with a Sausage, a Fondue and Glass...

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  • Not Just Music; Looking At What Else Paleo Has To Offer
    Not Just Music; Looking At What Else Paleo Has To Offer

    A big part of Paléo’s long lasting success lies in the way the festival is made to be as welcoming as possible. As just about anyone who has lived the Paléo experience knows, there’s much more to a day on the grounds than going to see the concert you were really excited about. The number […] The post Not Just Music; Looking At What Else Paleo Has To Offer appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Chef's Table - Dan Barber - S01E02
    Chef's Table - Dan Barber - S01E02

    Netflix's culinary documentary serie focuses on Dan Barber for its second episode. Barber is a big name in the foodie world and has received many distinctions (named one of the best new chefs in 2002, and in 2009, named one of the 100 most influential people by Times Magazine).His two restaurants, Blue Hill and Blue Hill At Stone Barns, both in the state of New York are loved and visited from a...

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  • 5 Instagram accounts to follow right now
    5 Instagram accounts to follow right now

     @amelia_nympheaInspiring account with lots of amazing food and cool displays  @aurelyceriseSo many cool pictures and funky paper creations :)  @ayumiichi3 years old twins poetically staged by their mom, obsessed ! @georgiepuddingnpieWe want to same meals ! Such an inspiring account for foodie lovers   @ruedesrosiersDreamy pictures with a soul, we love it !

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  • Base Balcony Bar in Nyon now open for Summer drinks
    Base Balcony Bar in Nyon now open for Summer drinks

    If you are looking to host a social or networking event, or you simply would like a place to drink with a great view of Nyon, the balcony bar at the Base Hotel is now open for summer from 17:00 – 22:00 Monday to Saturday. The bar serves a selection of cold beers, cocktails and local […] The post Base Balcony Bar in Nyon now open for Summer drinks appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Chef's Table - Massimo Botura - S01E01
    Chef's Table - Massimo Botura - S01E01

    Chef's Table is a must-watch documentary serie by and on Netflix. Each episode focuses on one chef and his/her restaurant. It depicts the path, the inspiration, the message and of course the masterpieces of each chef with a powerful photography.The first episode is about Massimo Botura, a born-and-raised Italian foodie from Modena. He fell in love with food as kid, watching his mother cook for ...

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  • Wine weekend in Vaud – Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June
    Wine weekend in Vaud – Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th June

    This weekend the 3rd and 4th June, it’s Caves Ouvertes across Vaud. Lots of caves (wine cellars) across the Canton will be open for wine tasting from 10:00 – 18:00. Just CHF 20 buys you a wine “passport/glass” which then entitles you to try out the wine in over 300 cellars! There is even an […]

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