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Easter Fried Egg Pavlova

By | From my kitchen, Sweet, Various | 6 Comments

If you’ve been a long time reader, you probably know I’m all about the cheesy things (both, literally and non-literally) and definitely all about the cute foods. Anything cute, dressed up, dolled up, decorated, whimsy, pink, unicorn-y… yeah, I’m sold. Point in case: this easter pavlova in disguise, pretending to be a simple fried egg. Does it get any cuter?

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Valentine’s Candy Chocolate Bark

By | Sweet | One Comment

For some of you who care, Valentine’s Day is pretty close. And though I like my fare share of romantic comedies and believe in real life romance and magic, on a day to day basis, too, I only join the V-Day craze for the candy and the chocolates, natrually… #guilty. Hey, what? I’ve already got my sweetheart! So I can safely…

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Family Christmas Eve Dinner

By | From my kitchen, Savoury | One Comment

From the safety and peace of my couch, I am now already looking back on two fabulous Christmas dinners. Going through the pictures now, I can’t help but marvel at the beauty of it all. The chats, the laughter, the loud children’s voices, the merrymaking, the food (oh, blissful food) the decoration, the presents (not by the tree but by…

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Hot Chocolate Bar & Giveaway (closed)

By | Life & style, Sweet | 83 Comments

Ever since I had the first (proper) hot chocolate (memory) from real, melted chocolate (and, quite needless to say, not just from powder), I was hooked. There was no going back. I used to sip on such a rich, “real” chocolat chaud in the beautiful town of Aixe en Provence, in the South of France, during our family vacations. It…

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Carrot and Banana Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting

By | From my kitchen | 3 Comments

somehow i’ve been craving carrot cake these past couple of weeks, and never got around to making one. easter was kind of like the inofficial deadline (i take the rabbit’s calling pretty seriously). this time around, i deviated from my standard carrot (only) cake, adding banana. and guess what? it was pretty good, very moist and naturally sweet. the cream…

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Vegetarian Holiday Sides

By | Vegetarian | 3 Comments

merry christmas, still! i hope you enjoy the holidays. i might have a couple of pounds more on the scale. but hey, i’ll enjoy the festivities and the overindulgence (ahem) while it lasts. that was my promise to myself. and that means i won’t stop before the new year.

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Black Forest Trifle

By | Sweet | One Comment

i love baking cakes. which i do, of course, to obtain something: a good result, a pretty to look at (ideally) and yummy cake. both, equally. well, for this cake, what i wanted to obtain was a black forest layer cake, with three layers of lush chocolate cake and mascarpone cream, röteli (a swiss cherry liquor in a deep red)…

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(More) Holiday Nibbles

By | From my kitchen | 3 Comments

i have a weakness for sweet things… and recently, i’ve discovered my affinity for baking holiday cookies, too! mailänderli, even – a swiss holiday butter cookie. so this is a potpourri post, dedicated to a variety of (last minute) holiday nibbles: mailänderli, christmas tree sugar cookies and sugared cranberries (which, by the way, you can use with cheese as an…

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Holiday Home

By | Interior, Life & style | One Comment

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, too, and i am looking…

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