Hazelnut Syrup

I’ve been meaning to make hazelnut syrup for over three months now. As usual, I read about it in a book – the protagonists were constantly drinking and mentioning hazelnut coffee. Although I… Continue reading

Happy 2017

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Sniffles-free Into The Holiday Season

A few days before my UK trip I got the sniffles. I was hoping it wouldn’t turn into a head cold or the flu, and I got a little panicky because flying with… Continue reading

Shiny Things

I recently saw a set of copper measuring spoons on the Williams Sonoma website. My favourite silicone measuring spoons broke, so I was looking for new ones anyway. Knowing that copper things are… Continue reading

Orange & Mozzarella Starter

Earlier this month I had two dentist appointments. At the first one, while waiting for my turn, I was too freaked out to read the gossip magazines – which I just realised I… Continue reading

Sorry to bother you again…

After my rant here the other week, I was updated by a helpful WP Happiness Engineer about the difference between reblogging and sharing (both legal & legit, whether we like it or not).… Continue reading

Potato & Onion Stuffed Portobellos

Even though I live in a big city, some food items cannot be come by easily. I remember my quest for yellow beet a few years ago; and just when I’d given up,… Continue reading

Copyright, Reblogging & Respect

I wrote a rant yesterday. Today I reviewed and revised it, but the gist of it is still the same. Last night, literally the minute I published my Roasted Carrot Soup post, I… Continue reading

Roasted Carrot Soup

By rights this should be called Roasted Violet Carrot Soup, but alas, the violet colour disappeared during puréeing. Nevertheless, this is one really tasty soup. I don’t make soup too often, at least… Continue reading

Prop Love – Everyday Props

I’ve often said here that if there’s one thing I don’t need, it’s more props. Or plates, dishes, bowls in general. And yet, I still sometimes succumb to the call of a pretty… Continue reading

Chai Syrup

The other week I found a recipe for chai tea at German magazine Brigitte.de. I thought I might have all ingredients at home but just pinned the recipe to the kitchen tiles for… Continue reading