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

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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 purΓ©eing. 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