Tag: Festive

Mushroom Cream Soup & Café de Paris Butter

Mushroom Cream Soup & Café de Paris Butter

if i had to pick either lifestyle – rustic or glamorous – i wouldn’t really know which one to pick… i’m a rustic girl at heart, who loves the reduced and simple country life, cooking my own jam, wearing an old pair of rubber boots. but then again, i wouldn’t want to miss an outing...

Snowflake Pepper Cookies

Snowflake Pepper Cookies

the first snow is always something magic. even as a grown-up, the magic of the first snow does not fail to amaze me. i can’t wait to dance in the snow and dig my fingers in it. maybe even touch a handful with my cheeks. to feel falling snowflakes on my lashes, melting quickly upon...

Holiday Home

Holiday Home

it’s the season to be merry! and to begin with, there’s always the same, much beloved tradition: decking the halls. in other years, the results looked like this and this and this. there are the traditional home made  tree trimmings wreaths, the mistletoe (a must have for the fork and flower headquarters, as it’s in the logo,...

German Vanilla Crescent Cookies

German Vanilla Crescent Cookies

vanilla is kind of my favorite ingredient. a friend of mine, who’s a wine seller, also sells a couple of selected, top notch delicatessen. he has this insane vanille going on, that’s thicker than your thumb (honestly), super rich and moist and just, basically, heaven in a thing. they’re individually packaed – shrink-wrapped, to seal...

Nearly Christmas Dinner Party

Nearly Christmas Dinner Party

tonight, i feel blessed beyond measure. i’ve spent the most beautiful birthday yesterday. my besties surprised me with a birthday photo shoot! at home, with a professional photographer. it was seriously cool! i’ve really taken to being a model, haha. in the evening, friends were visiting for a nearly christmas dinner party “en famille”. we were...

Christmas Decor & Cranberry Sauce Porridge

Christmas Decor & Cranberry Sauce Porridge

i discovered lately how it’s healthy to be a pessimist every now and then… ha! why, you ask? well, firstly, being an optimist is such hard work all the time… it’s exhausting. but to allow yourself some negativity every day is really therapeutic. i dubbed it ‘the daily dose of bashing’. we often indulge in...