Summer Minestrone

I noticed a lot of bloggers saying that they couldn’t wait for summer to be over and autumn to come. Me, I’m all for summer to continue until the calendrical start of autumn.… Continue reading

Welcome to my dinner table – Part 2

The next dinner I took table pictures of was in May 2010. I’m sure there must have been at least three or four more dinners in 2009, but as I don’t seem to… Continue reading

French Beans & Chanterelle Mushrooms with Balsamic Cream Sauce

I’ve been trying to get my hands on chanterelle mushrooms for a while, but because I’m picky it took a little longer. My pickiness concerns the origin of the mushrooms. While Chernobyl happened… Continue reading

Nectarine & Raspberry Crisps

Just a quick little something to go with your tea or coffee, made from leftover nectarines and raspberries. Although you could use any fruit you like, really. This is adapted from an old… Continue reading

Three Kinds of Ice Cream and a Crumble

A few of weeks ago I had two friends over for dinner, and as all three of us are on the “do not overindulge” trip at the moment, I decided to make a… Continue reading

Welcome to my dinner table – Part 1

I was browsing through my picture archives the other day, and happened upon my dinners folder. This made me aware of the fact that I keep adding to this folder but don’t really… Continue reading

Coriander & Mango Pesto and a Steak Sandwich

The days of stomach pains and hunger are over. But you probably won’t believe what the first thing was that I had – after checking with my doc on Friday whether it was… Continue reading

A week of lying low

I had plans. Very yummy plans. My fridge was – and still is – full to bursting. With my favourite fruit – nectarines and raspberries -, American bacon, American beef tenderloin, vegetables from… Continue reading

Avocado & Buffalo Mozzarella Bruschetta

This is one of the 14 recipes I’ve earmarked in the July issue of essen & trinken magazine. And I’ve already made it twice within a fortnight, once to see if it’s guest proof,… Continue reading

Skygazing

This one runs under the Living category of this blog, so no food talk today! All through May and June, until the beginning of July, we had the most fantastic weather. Unfortunately, the… Continue reading

Tomato Salad with Lemon Vanilla Dressing

About two or three years ago, at a stage where I had decided not to buy any more cookbooks because I had realised I wasn’t using them much apart from for inspiration, I… Continue reading

Long overdue…

Way back in March, when one my posts was featured on Freshly Pressed,  I was one of 11 lucky people given a “Stylish Blogger Award” by Melissa over at Life is Grace. Thank… Continue reading