Book review: Fräulein Klein lädt ein

During every festive day, whether it is Easter, Christmas or a birthday, I always turn to the books by Fräulein Klein. Her latest book Fräulein Klein lädt ein, published by Callwey, is yet another great resource to create special and pretty decorations and recipes. Like her two preceding books (see here and here) she shares with us seasonal and holiday recepices and DIY projects to present the food and drinks with allure and prettiness, or to spruce up your tablesetting. The book is divided in … [Read more...]

Basking in the simple things

During my holiday break I finally got to have a closer look at two books that have been sitting on my desk. One was a birthday present, and is a Dutch book called Gezelligheid in Wintertijd. (coziness in winter time) The book inspires us to have a cozy winter at home by celebrating traditions, playing games, making ice candles, cooking and baking heartsome foods and celebrating winter in our decorations. It's all about creating total bliss at home outside the Christmas season but still in … [Read more...]