Have your cake and eat it too

Bergamote Restaurant, 2, Place de Nancy, Belair. Gourmet restaurant with feelgood factor much thanks to the people working there. Casual, relaxed and friendly athmosphere, and the right place to discover the taste of – bergamot. Café de Paris, at the Place d’Armes. Wine bar and bistro. A CLEW fav for an after-shopping crémant or a […]

新 年 快 樂 Happy New Year

February 19 marks the start of the Chinese New Year. As the Chinese use the Lunar calendar for the date of their festivals,the date of the Chinese New Year changes from year to year. The date corresponds to the new moon (black moon) in either late January or early February. One in every six people […]

Secrets of a zucchini

Zucchini. Looks like a cucumber, tastes almost nothing and goes from kind of dry as raw state to extremely watery when cooked. I have to admit, it was never one of my favorite vegetables – until recently! I bought a spiral slicer from Naturata and started making raw salads with different tasty dressings based on […]

Back to basics: Tomatoes

CLEW food writer and food lover Alison goes back to basics! First out: variations on the tomato sauce. I am starting with the basic tomato sauce, which can be made just as quickly in large quantities and then frozen in portions to use when you need it. It is great to have on hand to […]

Trend food: Kale

Every now and then specific foods get hyped as super foods, starting a trend where you almost drown in recipes. Right now kale seems to be on everybody’s mind and I keep getting asked where and why to buy kale. So here we go.

A delicious vitamin C boosting exotic salad

Winter is here and it is common to feel tired and slightly depressed during the cold and dark time of the year. Also – it is the flu season and colds come and go around us. We’re told to boost up on C-vitamin but sometimes you just don’t feel like eating another orange or clementine. Here […]

Christmas biscuits

A great way to while away an afternoon listening to Christmas tunes! Here are a few fun ideas for making biscuits. This Christmas tree is just stacked stars:  Or make a snowflake garland:   Here is the recipe for vanilla sugar biscuits, makes 24 large biscuits: Ingredients 225g unsalted butter 225g light brown sugar ½ […]

The meaning of mealtime

Dan Franch on why eating together is about so much more than food. If you have kids, life is busy. If both you and your spouse have jobs, life is busier. If you are a single parent with a job, life is well… busiest. Add to that lengthening commutes, further demands outside the home, plus […]

Happy Soup Season!

This week the colours in the forest are breathtaking, they almost make up for the dark mornings and evenings, it is the really rich reds, oranges and golds that are only there for a short time just before the leaves fall.   Nature’s colours are also inspiring for the kitchen, as you find the wonderful […]

Lëtz go Danish!

A bit of a Danish October on CLEW – let’s make a Danish classic – smørrebrød (open-faced sandwiches). Firstly, you’ll need some good, thinly sliced rye bread. Make it yourself, or get a good one from your local baker.   Toppings So many toppings, from simple classics to trendy gourmet. Here are some fairly simple suggestions […]