Bread Baking Buddies – The Round-Up!

Bread Baking Buddies – The Round-Up!

I have got nine Bread Baking Buddies to present to you today, nine fantastic bakers who baked the Cuban bread I had chosen as January’s Bread Baking Babe challenge. I can’t say that it is much of a challenge really,…

When the icy winds are blowing – Apple Cake With Ricotta, Walnuts and Madeira

When the icy winds are blowing – Apple Cake With Ricotta, Walnuts and Madeira

 The Siberian wind is sweeping my garden, all the leaves I have left where they landed are being swept into nooks and corners and makes it easier for me when I have to start preparing the garden for the Spring…

Links On Sunday

Links On Sunday

 Today it’s all about photography! This is like a guessing game, how many do you recognize? Me three. Or maybe four. I love these photos, romantic abandon. I like abandoned things and houses, there is always something beautiful to find….

Super lean but still full of flavour – Potato and Leek Gratin With Dill and White Wine

Super lean but still full of flavour – Potato and Leek Gratin With Dill and White Wine

 One of the few things I miss of Sweden is dill, one of the freshest herb that I know and I don’t mean fresh as in new but fresh flavour wise. The taste of dill is something I closely associate…

Colour and comfort – Orange Bread Pudding With Honey and Sesame Seeds

Colour and comfort – Orange Bread Pudding With Honey and Sesame Seeds

 Picking oranges from the tree to then eat them straight away is a pleasure that have only befallen me a few times in my life but every winter I can at least pick and choose from oranges to buy and…

Links on Sunday and a few flowers too

Links on Sunday and a few flowers too

Yet another installment in my Links on Sunday series, today I have done a completely free selection of links that I find interesting or beautiful, no theme at all. This is the kind of creativity I like, take the time…

Winter comfort on a plate – Pasta With Chickpeas, Onions and Oregano

Winter comfort on a plate – Pasta With Chickpeas, Onions and Oregano

I’m back in Milan again and living yet another time in a world out of phase: it is freezing cold and frost is the leitmotif of the world surrounding me yet I’m here right in the middle of Spring, lots…

A revolutionary bread – Cuban Bread

A revolutionary bread – Cuban Bread

  You wouldn’t think so, would you but I am still a Bread Baking Babe. A Bad Babe but still a member of that honorary group of women who bakes together once a month and in between help each other…

Links on Sunday – All about Kia

Links on Sunday – All about Kia

Today is the fourth anniversary of my mother Kia’s death so the links will all be to things I associate with her. One of Kia’s favourite composers was Sibelius and me and my brother decided to play this piece, Valse Triste, at…

Make it easy for yourself – Couscous With Peas, Pesto and Eggs

Make it easy for yourself – Couscous With Peas, Pesto and Eggs

I’m in Milan right now for a job on breakfast food but for once I have been a good food blogger and actually have prepared something to share with you beforehand. I don’t know what has happened with me but…

Crisp and full of flavour – Winter Salad With Artichokes, Parma Ham and Mint

Crisp and full of flavour – Winter Salad With Artichokes, Parma Ham and Mint

Monday is such a good day for me, I know a lot of you feel an intense dislike for Mondays but for me it is a day of new beginnings, new promises – think about all the interesting things that might happen…

Links on Sunday starts again

Links on Sunday starts again

Here we go, after all these lost Sundays, it is now time for a Links on Sunday again! These photos are beautiful and very special. And just look at this, a dream come true for many children. My daughter says it is…

A real antioxidant explosion – Matcha Rice Cream With Blueberries and Almonds

A real antioxidant explosion – Matcha Rice Cream With Blueberries and Almonds

Even though I’m having a frugal month (or at least try to have one), it doesn’t mean that I give up on every sweet pleasure here, I just make it a little healthier (in this case, it’s the calcium that…

Time to go healthier – Balsamico Infused Brussels Sprouts With Barley and Parmesan Shavings

Time to go healthier – Balsamico Infused Brussels Sprouts With Barley and Parmesan Shavings

 Finally life starts again, as nice as it is and can be, every year I feel the same when all these holidays are over and life in its normal guise sets in again. I suspect that I might feel differently…