I love cooking for friends and I don’t know why I don’t do more of the things I love. Maybe I love too many things and forget old loves. In an effort to make up for the lack of dinner parties in 2017, the next few Saturday nights will be spent over drinks, dinner and dialogue with friends over at ours. Last night was the first in the series; with Thomas, Ned and Phil as guests.
I spent a couple nights between Christmas and New Year’s taking care of my inner introvert. This involves making myself an apéritif, followed by dinner, then sinking into the couch with a digestif and having a Wong Kar Wai retrospective; “Days of Being Wild”, “In the Mood for Love” and “2046”. The midnight noodle stall scenes in “In the Mood… Read More
Yes, I am still alive. Yes, I am eating well. Yes, I had a good winter break despite working for three days between Christmas and NYE and despite the handsome-and-talented husband being in Amsterdam with his parents on Dec 24-31. I had a very chill week, spent time with the ones I love and had most evenings to myself to… Read More
I wrote about Radwulf craft beer in my last blog post on Schwarzwald but we never got round to drinking them and having a proper tasting. The last few weeks have been mad, perhaps a bit more mad than usual, with weekends being the recovery time for our inner introverts. Drinking lots of beer just was not in our Sunday… Read More
AKA Germany is delicious! Schwarzwald took good care of us this week! It was rather last-minute planning, since the Dutch and Belgian coasts were appealing too. The prospect of great German food and Twin Peaks scenery is what got me out of my coastal break comfort zone.
AKA the blog post where I cooked clams without giving ourselves food poisoning. Yeah, the day after I bought the clams, I saw that they were all wide open. I was worried that they had all died overnight in our fridge and that I’d wouldn’t be able to cook them for Sunday dinner.
AKA lazy writing after neglecting my blog for 2 months while I was out and about doing other things. I’ve been eating delicious food and drinking great wines all summer and haven’t gotten round to posting about them. So here is a big ass post with loads of food photos of my favourite summer eats so far: easy meals, fancy… Read More