8 Favourite Summer Brunch Ideas

Jazz up your summer brunch with a floral frenzy. I went into the archives to find my favourite eight: Welcome your guests with a refreshing cocktail with pretty flowers. Make cute floral head crowns for the girls. As an appetizer serve a light summer salad with asparagus, grilled prawns and edible flowers. For the kids you […]

Book review: My Little French Kitchen

I’m overjoyed with my new cookbook by Rachel Khoo: My Little French Kitchen. If you have been following my blog from the start, you know that I also have her other cookbook and that I often use her recipes in my blog posts. The reason why I love her recipes is that they are not […]

The Paleo diet

The new craze in diets is Paleo. Have you heard of it? In fact it is not a diet but more a way of life. I started the paleo diet two weeks ago and my health has already improved, and I also lost some weight. Paleo, or the paleolithic diet is a modern nutritional plan that derives from the […]

Book review: trEats, delicious food gifts to make at home

Today I would like to share with you a book I have had for a while now: trEats, delicious food gifts to make at home, by April Carter, and published by Hardie Grant. As you all know I love making home made hostess gifts when visiting someone. I was therefore thrilled to find out that […]

6 Autumn recipes revisited

Autumn is for spending hours in the kitchen, cooking comfort food, for nesting with a pot of tea and warm apple cake, or to go hiking in the woods or harvest the season’s fruits at your nearest pick your own orchard. Savour those simple joys in life and the rainy days don’t seem that bad […]

Book review: A Suitcase and a Spatula

Yet another great cooking book by a blogger came out. This time it’s by Tori Haschka, Sydney based writer of the popular blog Eatori. Her book A suitcase and a Spatula,  Recipes and stories from around the world captures the flavours and ingredients from Tori’s many journeys. It’s an exploration of cities and landscapes through […]

Book review: The French Market Cookbook

Whenever I’m in Paris, I go to one of the many produce markets. So when I found out that food blogger Clotilde Dusoulier had written a book about cooking with seasonal produce I was sold. Clotilde finds that there is a lot more to French food than the classic cuisine. There is regional cooking too […]