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The “Keeping You Alive” Cookbook

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    How Not to Die Cookbook – buy it here from Amazon     Read my Blog about Cholesterol here  

The Marmot and its Precious Oil

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Uri marmot ointment It can be found in “Dörflädeli”, drug stores, and pass markets and is considered to be particularly beneficial because it is said to have analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is valuable among other things, but what is … Read More

Swiss Federal President as guest at the swearing-in ceremony

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Federal President Guy Parmelin visited Pope Francis in the Vatican on Thursday, May 6th. In the afternoon he took part in the swearing-in of 24 new Swiss Guardsmen. Because of the pandemic, the swearing-in ceremony took place in the narrowest … Read More

ISS – International Space Station

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Have you ever wondered how they built the International Space Station 400 km above the earth? It started in 1984 after many redesigns and changes, the final model was established as we see it today. In 1993, it was officially … Read More

Ein YouTuber Zeltet Wild in den Cascade Mountains

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Ein einsamer Fischer geht in die Wildnis des Bundesstaates Washington auf der Suche nach riesigen Alpenforellen in unberührten türkisfarbenen Seen. “Die Ergebnisse sind spektakulär”, Leif Steffn Da war es wieder – ein allzu vertrautes Plätschern im flachen, felsigen Teil des … Read More

Dominikanische Republik – Die schönsten Strände in der Karibik

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Puerto Plata Flüge aus Europa Für Direktflüge zum Flughafen Puerto Plata in der Dominikanischen Republik, aus Europa haben Sie hauptsächlich Optionen aus Deutschland, Belgien und Holland. – TUIfly hat Charterflüge aus mehreren Städten in Deutschland, darunter Frankfurt und Köln / … Read More

Myth and Misconception about Cholesterol

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The egg has come under fire because of its relatively high cholesterin content. But recent research has corrected this and shows that in healthy people there is little correlation between dietary cholesterol and blood cholesterol; This is even shown in … Read More

Chef Ulrich Koepf in Mexico

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Swiss Travel and Food Soothing Music Video

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Short Story:  THE PLATE – DER TELLER

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by Leah C. Walden-Hurtgen, a service attendant in our restaurant  (2001-2006) – Martini’s Bistro-Bar in Miami, now living in California. I am washed and polished, rested and bored. I sit on my shelf, reminiscing of the past nights: the music, … Read More

A Matter of Perspective! Eine Frage der Perspektive!

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Here is a popular story about a governor of a state and his wife out on a drive. As they passed through the area where the wife had grown up, they stopped for gas. When the attendant came out, the … Read More

Altgriechisches Mittel gegen Stress

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Bier wird aus Gerste, Hefe, Hopfen, Wasser und Getreide hergestellt. Die Fermentation wandelt den einfachen Zucker in den Körnern und Gerste in Alkohol um. Die Menschen brauen seit rund 6.000 Jahren Bier. Es wird angenommen, dass die Sumerer den Fermentationsprozess … Read More

Passion, Dedication equals Stability and Longevity

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After many years in the hospitality business, I know what sacrifices and efforts it takes to maintain a successful. stable and profitable restaurant. This Pandemic has devasted thousands of businesses all over the world, not only suffer the owners of the … Read More

The 5,593-page Porky Bill

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No wonder American’s are pissed As you may remember, in a post that I published on December 8th, 2018, (Today’s World Through my Eyes!) I mentioned some concerns about the mishandling of US government funds. This Stimulus Relief Bill contains pork that … Read More

Does the cow freeze in Winter like we do?

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With Swissmilk on the Tossa Farm in the Avers, Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland Living in Central Switzerland, in the middle of the Alps, walking and hiking quite often, I come across a lot of farmhouses along the way, in the … Read More

“A restaurant is not a church!”

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Joël Robuchon’s creed. His last project: “The Woodward” in Geneva. We wanted to meet for dinner. Not in a star restaurant, Joël Robuchon had enough of that himself; It was 32 Michelin stars in a good year. A fondue evening … Read More

Thought of the Day by Sheer Ramjohn

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THOUGHT OF THE DAY Woke up this morning wondering that we give freely once a year and, hopefully, most of us feel so good about doing it! What then takes place in my mind is what is the cause of … Read More

Thought of the Day by Sheer Ramjohn

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Sometime or the other we should consider the stupidity of man in bringing down himself! If you believe in a God, reasoning, your greatest gift should tell you that he would not be so stupid in creating many religions so … Read More

Principality of Liechtenstein

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The Principality of Liechtenstein is a German-speaking microstate situated in the Alps and in the southwest of Central Europe?[9] The principality is a semi-constitutional monarchy headed by the Prince of Liechtenstein; the Prince’s extensive powers are equivalent to those of … Read More

America’s fascinating 1st Amendment & Laws

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No one knows how many laws there are in the United States.  Apparently, no one can count that high. They’ve been accumulating, of course, for more than 200 years.  When federal laws were first codified in 1927, they fit into … Read More

The World of Ice Cream and the Masters of it!

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Here is a bit of history about the Ice Cream, with the Sommer approaching, good to know! Did you know that Italians eat more ice cream per head than any other nation? With over 38,000 Ice cream parlors, shops, and … Read More

The early Plum harvest in Switzerland

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Due to the fantastic weather in Switzerland , the plum harvesting season started ten to fourteen days earlier than usual. An extremely good harvest is expected; the Swiss Fruit Association predicts a quantity of 1300 tons of plums. They say … Read More

Apprenticeship 2020 Switzerland: These catering apprentices are confident about the future despite Corona

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More than 4500 young people from Lucerne are starting their apprenticeship these days. It is a special situation especially for young cooks and hospitality professionals. Roseline Troxler – Lucerne Newspaper 04.08.2020, 5 a.m For Ivan Djordjevic and Joel Marbach, it … Read More

August 1- Switzerland’s Federal Holiday

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Word of the Chief magistrate on the federal holiday of Switzerland, August 1st. Dear fellow citizens! We live in the Canton of Uri. According to the founding history of the Confederation, the Eternal Confederation of the Confederates was sworn and … Read More

Thought of the Day by Sheer Ramjohn

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It appears to be the human condition to criticize, but be aware that it may be one of the things that contribute to happiness, this in itself being a transient thing. Keep chipping away and reap its results! Don’t criticize … Read More

Restaurant Edelweiss – La Sorpresa, Flüelen, Switzerland

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Just as the Swiss National, protected Flower is beautiful, so is the food at this quaint little restaurant in Flüelen, URI, also called LA SORPRESA.   The few times we had the pleasure to dine there, was always enjoyable and … Read More

Restaurant Edelweiss in Flüelen – La Sorpresa

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So wie die Schweizer, geschützte National Blume schön ist, ist auch das Essen in diesem malerischen kleinen Restaurant in Flüelen, URI, auch LA SORPRESA genannt.   Die wenigen Male, die wir das Vergnügen hatten, dort zu speisen, war immer angenehm … Read More

Jeroen Achtien: Dry Aged Pikeperch & Lamb Cheeks

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Would you like a culinary borderline experience? Chef Jeroen (Restaurant “Sens”, Vitznau, Lucerne, Switzerland) makes it crack. Here are the test notes. Gault Millau – July 12, 2020 Text: Urs Heller Photos: Olivia Pulver EXPERIENCE 1: «THE PARMESAN OF THE … Read More

Ein sprudelnder Ort voller „Fizz“

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In Altdorf, einer kleinen Stadt 40 Minuten von Luzern entfernt, befindet sich dieser sprudelnde Ort namens „Fizz“. Wenn Sie von Luzern nach Tessin, der Südschweiz, in Richtung Italien fahren oder von Tessin zurückfahren, sollten Sie die Ausfahrt Altdorf nehmen und … Read More

A Bubbly Place Full of “Fizz”

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Altdorf, a small town 40 minutes from Lucerne, Switzerland, is where you find this bubbly place called “Fizz”. Driving from Lucerne to Tessin, the southern part of Switzerland towards Italy, or driving back from Tessin, you should take the Altdorf … Read More

Mount Everest just got 5G!! Really!?

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We are doomed! It’s the latest signal the faster wireless networks will soon be available EVERYWHERE. China’s Huawei say they have installed five 5G hotspots on the world’s tallest mountain.               The network provides … Read More

Recognizing Switzerland’s “slave children”

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In a practice that lasted in Switzerland until 1981, tens of thousands of children and teenagers were forcibly removed from their families, who for one reason or another were deemed by the authorities to be incapable of caring for them. … Read More

Restaurants Rely on Double Allocation of Tables

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Since the end of the lockdown, many restaurants have reassigned the tables twice in one evening. Readers complain about the practice. The industry is defending itself. After the lockdown in Switzerland, many restaurants introduced double seating of the tables in … Read More

A very Traditional Cake

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The name probably goes back to the Linz Dough, the old technical term for short pastry. The buttery almond-hazelnut dough together with the raspberry Marmelade makes a very good taste connection that I really like. In the old recipes, you … Read More

Should Moor heads disappear on Supermarket Shelves in Switzerland?

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Born in Switzerland, as a young boy I grew up enjoying eating a Mohrenkopf, it was, and still is today for children, what would be equivalent eating a Hershey Bar or  Hershey Kiss in the USA. Moorhead’s are made of a … Read More

Electronic-vignette for the Swiss Highways is coming

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The electronic-vignette for the Swiss cars, final result: glued – or not? How many will convert from the sticker to the electronic-version? Every car driving on any Swiss road has to show a yearly, valid road tax-sticker in the front … Read More

Switzerland wants to open the borders to all EU countries on June 15th

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Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter plans to reintroduce the free movement of people with the EU countries and freedom of travel for the whole Schengen area on June 15th. Germany and France also want the freedom to travel again. Almost a … Read More

America, the great! What are you doing to yourself?

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I know, obviously, my blogs are supposed to be intended to provide informative tips, recipes, and sometimes funny stories, about food and travel. However, since traveling came to halt due to the Covid-19, there isn’t or wasn’t too much to … Read More

6 Möglichkeiten, Kunden zu informieren, dass Sie wieder öffnen

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Für viele von uns, beginnen die Regierungen vorsichtig wieder die wirtschaft zu öffnen. Immer mehr kleine Unternehmen können wieder öffnen und Kunden bedienen. Dies kann für viele von uns immer noch eine verwirrende, und komplizierte Zeit sein. Gesetze, Vorschriften und … Read More

Thought of the Day by Sheer Ramjohn

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Intelligence for your life? Looking at yourself in the mirror, is it a reflection of God’s good creativity or bad? The answer of course depends on your thinking. Be kind to yourself and do not let arrogance play a part! … Read More

Keeping Up With what is Going On?!

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        My Subscribers are asking me which blogs I read and follow (besides my own of course 😀) here is a list of daily, weekly and monthly Newsletters and Blogs I follow to stay informed. wpbeginner.com.   … Read More

THE BEST OF MY BLOGS

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The Best of My Blogs There are over 328 blogs on my website at this time, my platform was intended to provide interesting, informational blogs about food, beverages, and travel.              There is nothing for … Read More

Clever China reaches out, strengthen influence on the African continent and Europe

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With the support of the Corona crisis, China is also pursuing geopolitical goals in Europe, It also triggers mistrust. (and has been contributing to it in Africa for years). Weakened by internal conflicts of interest, however, the EU is struggling … Read More

Weird Restaurant Scene Booming in Kaifeng, China

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Kaifeng, China, 1147, offering sumptuous banquets. from the varied and delicious cuisines of China’s different regions. Hundreds of small inns, teahouses, boodle shops, and dumpling houses also thrive night and day in this bustling cosmopolitan center. Bureaucrat and roving critic … Read More

New Cocoa Powder Process

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Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1828 The Mayan civilization cultivated it in the Yucatan peninsula as early as 600 CE. and drank it with chili. Hernandez Cortez introduced it to Spain in 1528, and for almost 100 years Spain guarded it as a … Read More

Coffee’s Health Claims Debated in C.1000

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Coffee Fortifies The Members, Leans The Skin, Dries Up The Humidities, And Gives an Excellent Smell To All The Body!😀 Ibn Sina – Physician – Philosopher c. 1000 Coffee’s Health Claims Debated Middle East, C. 1000 Coffee drinking is becoming … Read More