Essential Kitchenware: Hair dispenser and salivator

We had a lot of cooking and baking going on for Mother's Day and Pentecost, but we had a lot of help, as these pictures show: Henry was cleaning the oven, while Milo baked some bread They also helped us with seasoning....    

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Early Summer Jam – to look at, to eat and to pet

Random pictures taken over the last few weeks A great and really easy recipe for asparagus: You just need grilled green asparagus, seasoned with salt and pepper, a crispy fried egg, old white bread, cubed and fried in a pan with crushed garlic, pepper, salt and chili flakes..I love it!! And that's our little sweety … Continue reading Early Summer Jam – to look at, to eat and to pet

Comeback with 1001 calories and fire

Hi, I'm back for a short note on our Pentecost dinner, the theme was 'Lenny's Arabian Decadence' with recipes from Persia and Saudi Arabia. On Sunday we had Persian Lamb roast with jeweled rice, rice cookies and baklava. Such great recipes! My bottle of Rosewater is empty by now and I really wasn't sure about … Continue reading Comeback with 1001 calories and fire

Why cat parents don’t have many friends

Yesterday I made some crispbread for our Good Friday meal (smoked salmon, asparagus and egg) and while baking I noticed one thing: I couldn't invite people for dinner, because in everything I cook there is a little bit of cat in it. Years ago I used to bring cakes or cookies for my work colleagues, … Continue reading Why cat parents don’t have many friends

Curious Boys get thrill and excitement

Monday night had some really exciting things for our little boys. The fire brigade showed up in the neighborhood. I still don't know what had happened, there where ladders, fire hoses and lots of firemen, but I think it was a training, because the house is abandoned, there was no smell and no fire...but Henry … Continue reading Curious Boys get thrill and excitement