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How to style your dining table for Easter

April 1, 2017

How to style your dining table for EasterI’ve never really decorated a table for Easter before but then I saw these eggs in a vase on Pinterest and it inspired me to make my own ‘pastel’ version with left-over paint I had and use my beautiful tableware designed by Sophie Conran for Portmeirion.

It was really easy to do and turned out to be very pretty too so I’m really pleased with the whole look of our Easter table. I also put together a super easy family menu which you will have no problem replicating. READ MORE...

Celebrating winter with comforting food

December 23, 2016

Celebrating first day of winter with comforting food

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We’ve been baking and cooking a lot these past few days. The girls made pancakes and pikelets for breakfast while my sister Elodie made her famous Tartiflette, which is comfort food at its best!
While I’m all for eating healthy and giving our body the nutrients it needs, once in a while, we just need something that is going to be good for our soul and Elodie’s Tartiflette is exactly that!

I’m ever so grateful she kindly accepted to share her recipe so I can share it with you here…

INGREDIENTS:
Number of people: 8 | Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 1 hour 20 min

  • 2.5 kg potatoes
  • 600g diced bacon
  • 500ml fresh cream
  • 750g Reblochon cheese

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How to make a healthy winter soup for the week?

November 19, 2016

How to make a healthy winter soup for the whole weekI have meant to share this recipe with you for ages because it’s super easy, quick and inexpensive but I wanted to use one of my photos rather than one from my food styling board on Pinterest. The ones I have pinned are a lot nicer but since food styling & photography is something I want to improve, I have to start somewhere…

I have to admit that, while this soup only takes 5 min prep, getting my shot ready took waaayy much longer time. Anyway, here are a few shots I’m finally ‘happy’ with…

I still see a lot of them out of focus (and they may well be) but until I work out how to use my new glasses properly, I have to make do with what I have. It’s a real pain not to see things in focus and a reminder that one should not take our health for granted…
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Gluten-free chocolate zucchini cake

April 1, 2016

How to make a delicious, gluten-free chocolate zucchini cakeMy sister and some friends are arriving this weekend for a “girls weekend”. Since I can’t think of a nice weekend with friends without cake (and preferably a chocolate one!), I made an attempt to bake my first veggie chocolate cake so I can literally have my cake and eat it! The cake is gluten-free and is filled with some fructose-free sweetness so it’s all good.

While I wasn’t convinced of the taste to start with, I’m on my fourth slice (over the course of two days) and I absolutely love it! So have a go and let me know what you think… READ MORE...

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