Sleeping Beauties and a present in turquoise

Henry and Milo seem to do only three things in their life: eating, fighting and sleeping. That's hard for their photographer...eating...not so esthetic....fighting...too quick movements of the camera....so there only remains sleeping: And I must introduce you to our newest member of the family (birthday present!!): he is turquoise, wears really cool 70s style clothes, … Continue reading Sleeping Beauties and a present in turquoise

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Through the claret glass – a tale of empty stomachs, a death star and a little hedgehog

Here is a synopsis of our holidays....short, confusing and rather disjointed. I want to start with the menu, it was delicious as always but at the same time too much as always... Starter: Sparkling Cranberry Cocktail with Parmesan Shortbread (a Nigella Lawson recipe) Main dishes: saddle of venison with potato-mushroom crust, red cabbage and red … Continue reading Through the claret glass – a tale of empty stomachs, a death star and a little hedgehog

Pie is the Path to the Outsize

So I hope you also had a nice Star Wars day or (in my case) weekend. Our Star Wars weekend was very springlike! We had green asparagus with smoked salmon and eggs: And a Whiskey Mai Tai (I had no rum around): With a Grenadine Darth Vader Ice Cube! And we ended our dinner with … Continue reading Pie is the Path to the Outsize

The curious incident of the bunny in the Easter-time

I know I'm not really blogging a lot the last weeks...maybe I get more time and a clearer head in the future.... But here's a short review on our Easter weekend, starting with Good Friday and our Meatless dinner: I made a Pasta with mussels and squid 1 glass fish stock 200 ml white wine … Continue reading The curious incident of the bunny in the Easter-time

The butler, the bounty hunter and the wardrobe

First of all the Movie 'The Help' mysteriously turned into 'The Butler', a great journey through U.S. history in a soft tone and without too much pathos and with a great cast even in the smallest parts. Even Darth Vader liked the movie...but he didn't make it to the end, he was Cherry Coke flavored … Continue reading The butler, the bounty hunter and the wardrobe