28 juin 2015

Thoughts on a birthday celebration and a camping

(Written for my birthday- after a year of unintentional break from this space, as I was busy living a slower life & enjoying the coziness of my home & family, and sharing my day to day pictures/thoughts/mood with easier & quicker networks - such as Facebook & Instagram) Today I am 34. I am celebrating another breath of life. I pour out the words that have been piling up inside since the month of June. Blessed month. Feeling grateful for it all. Grateful for winter. For scrumptious & nutritious meals I feed... [Lire la suite]

06 septembre 2009

Vives les vacances!

I have been longing for this for so long.A break. Pause. Holidays. Disconnect. Reconnect. I feel so full of so much things now. Some trash I have to get rid of. Some stress to release. And some stuff like excitement, joy, hope, peace... some great expectations for life...I don't know what more to say.Actually I have loads to say. Loads of pix too. But too much time went by.So I'll take some time this week for myself. To do stuff I long for again. And to take no more stress. And hopefully to keep you updated. Our plan for... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2009

A few days in Pointe d'Esny

                          Plage de Pointe d"EsnyMieux vaut tard que jamais! We're back since Sunday afternoon, with a nice tan, 2 more kilos after indulging ourselves with the most exquisite food {boeuf charolais, langoutes fraiches grillees, filet de capitaine frais, proscuitto gruyere & onion cake, banana & chocolate muffins, nice & fresh salads, just to name a few...}, & also a sore throat {for me}!     ... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2009

Olive and tomato tear and share bread

... & une petite pour le week-end... euh en fait 2 petites! A week-end made of cooking, tasting, relaxing, watching TV... & looking after my convalescent man. This bread recipe is taken from a book but I changed some bits; Tear a wedge and fill it with some speck ham, parmesan, tomato, artichoke heart, olive oil, mustard, grounded pepper and devour! Ingrédients: - 275 ml d'eau- 2 c. a s. d'huile d'olive- 275 gr de farine blanche- 200 gr de farine bise- 1 c. a c. de fleur de sel- 1 c. a c. de cassonade- 1 1/2 c.a... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2009

A few tarts to keep us going...

                       tartes... What makes the cooking & savouring even more precious is sharing these moments & homemade goodies with friends. That's what we've been doing with the Swiss'gals here, in between moving around & enjoying various bits of the island. Already inspired by this gorgeous book they offered me with bananas'recipes... I tried the Mam'zelle tatin for an afternoon tea or dessert! Mmmm...!     ... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2009

Holidays' program

The program was written on a lil blackboard in the kitchen: - play with Ticoulou {our new kitten} - climb the hill {we see from our window) - do some baking/cooking - do some gardening ... & everything was done with my bro D. & sis T. who were here for 2 days!                Muffin'baking We baked some fruits des bois muffins with white chocolate icing, which I'll be able to share with you because for once I wrote down the ingredients & mesures! Moelleux a... [Lire la suite]