Tag Archives: Zurich

2013 Week 50: Meeting role model and guru, Elizabeth Gilbert

I’ve been lucky enough to see author Elizabeth Gilbert speak, not once, but twice now, after two different books yielding two different experiences. I stumbled across Liz’s (yes, I’ll call her Liz) work seven years ago when my book club … Continue reading

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Week 12: Zürigschnätzlets, language and food

The first typically Swiss dish Dominique prepared for me was Zürigschnätzlets and Rösti. Veal in a mushroom sauce with potatoes. He cooked this for me when I was visiting him in Bielefeld, Germany, where he was working on a project. … Continue reading

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Week 5: German, I get the hint

I guess Dominique is tired of hearing me complain about not knowing German while my language resources collect dust. Tuesday he gave me a big fat hint. These sticky notes tagging pieces of furniture, such as “Der Stuhl,” and the … Continue reading

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