Homemade Yogurt

As I’ve mentioned, my partner is Turkish and it’s his habit to go through a half a liter of yogurt a day. Yogurt is pretty cheap in Switzerland, but milk is even cheaper and so we started making yogurt by the liter out of Swiss UHT milk. Growing up in the States, I loathed milk. It was...

Smoked Salmon on Toast

When I was a kid, Sunday was special because… bagels and lox.  My mom would lay out plates of smoked nova salmon (from the belly of the fish), thinly sliced red onions, slightly thicker slices of ripe tomato, a bowl of cream cheese and a stick of butter, and we’d pile our plates high. T The...