A year has come and gone again – tell me about yours!

A year has come and gone again – tell me about yours!

I feel a bit reluctant about doing a review of my year 2011 in this life here on Lucullian, I have my doubts about how interested you really are and apart from that, if you read Lucullian regularly you already know what…

Just what I need, colour and vitamins – Orange and Apricot Salad With Hazelnuts and Maple Syrup

Just what I need, colour and vitamins – Orange and Apricot Salad With Hazelnuts and Maple Syrup

 So this was Christmas to paraphrase John Lennon and although I have enjoyed it all, it feels good it is  all over and I can get going again with my normal life. Well we have that New Year’s stuff to…

For You

For You

It’s time for DHSPC – Sage and prosciutto corn cakes

It’s time for DHSPC – Sage and prosciutto corn cakes

After having participated in the first Donna Hay Styling and Photography Challenge my dear photographer friend Simone has come up with, I haven’t had the time to do any more but as it is a really interesting kind of challenge I absolutely wanted to do…

Same shape, same taste but smaller – Cinnamon Roll Cookies

Same shape, same taste but smaller – Cinnamon Roll Cookies

It is truly good to be back here blogging regularly again but it has the terrible side effect that I eat too much and especially now before Christmas when I want to share some nice baking with you. The “Someone…

A few Links of Sunday to click on with seasonal images to look at

A few Links of Sunday to click on with seasonal images to look at

It surprised me how the greenery closed in on you in the summer part, it felt somewhat claustrophobic, how much more space you feel without the leaves and grass and it gave me a, at the moment, much needed positive aspect on…

Good warm, even better cold – Fennel and Pear Soup

Good warm, even better cold – Fennel and Pear Soup

I am sure this soup already exists and that there are numerous versions of it too but to me it is new. Or at least it feels like that but then my memory isn’t what it once was. Anyway, I…

December sun – Lussekatter or Swedish Saffron Buns

December sun – Lussekatter or Swedish Saffron Buns

I’m sorry I am here again so soon, maybe too soon, but I just have to post this recipe today as it is the right day for it – it is St Lucia after all. I have posted about it ages ago but…

Getting into the groove – Christmas Scented Chocolate Cupcakes With Nutella and Sour Cream Frosting

Getting into the groove – Christmas Scented Chocolate Cupcakes With Nutella and Sour Cream Frosting

I keep on doing my best over here, trying to get into that Christmas spirit and I have actually been doing some decorating with my youngest daughter who at nine obviously cares very much about Christmas. To be honest, all female beings…

Links on Sunday this week too (what has happened to me?)

Links on Sunday this week too (what has happened to me?)

I love this photo. Enjoy! The longer I live and the closer I get to the end of my life, the more interesting I find what the world actually looks like. (and there’s an error of grammar there but I…

Cooking for myself – Eggs and Tomatoes With Olives and Capers On Couscous

Cooking for myself – Eggs and Tomatoes With Olives and Capers On Couscous

I am re-reading a book I reviewed here on Lucullian about four years ago, it is called Alone In the Kitchen With An Eggplant and it is a lovely collection of essays on eating alone or rather cooking for one….

Getting that Christmas feeling going – Chocolate Cookies With Cinnamon and Pine Nuts

Getting that Christmas feeling going – Chocolate Cookies With Cinnamon and Pine Nuts

Christmas has been such a big part of my life these past six months that it feels almost strange that it is actually Christmas for real soon. I am doing my best to bring back that feeling but I’m having…

Colourful Links on Sunday

Colourful Links on Sunday

It is grey here but this Autumn we are surrounded by the most vivid and fantastic colours so I thought the theme of the day is colours, I am going t share some photos of mine from my own immediate…

When time doesn’t allow – Oven-Baked Parsley and Lemon Frittatine

When time doesn’t allow – Oven-Baked Parsley and Lemon Frittatine

 Right now I am on the look out for props and I have this fantasy of finding or opening a sort of exchange forum for props where you can swop props or make exchange chains for swapping or ask for…