Celebrate posts

04 Apr

Mini flowery eclairs

Hi,as a lover of tea parties I wanted to make a light tea to celebrate beginning of spring. Light tea means deserts are served and I wanted mine to follow the season. So I made some delicious gluten free mini eclairs. I decorated them with pansies and simple fondant glaze and paired them with Earl Read More >

15 Mar

Pistachio cupcakes – Green Vegan Delight

Hello,this is a dessert that is completely Vegan. And delicious. Sweet, tasty, nutty … perfect. The texture is creamy, because pistachio is high in fat, there is no need for extra cream. I added just a white glaze made from almond and coconut milk and sugar. With some chopped pistachios for garnish. Because of their Read More >

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15 Feb

Cheesecake, Raspberries, White Sparkling Wine – Perfect Pairing

Hi,in honor of the upcoming Valentines day, I made something sweet and delicious – white chocolate japanesse cheesecake. And decorated them with raspberries which are completely out of season but are a perfect pairing with the sweet cheesecake. I serve this desert with the white semi dry cava. Recipe for Cheesecake This is a simple Read More >

01 Jan

New Year Cocktail Party with Taste of Oranges

Hi,let’s enter the new year in big style with – New Year Cocktail Party. We will make our favourite appetizers and sandwiches for finger food and citrus salad for dessert. The appetizers and sandwiches go great with the sparkling wine cocktail of our choice. We decided this year to add that citrus sparkle to our Read More >

24 Dec

Christmas/Yule table settings

Hi, I got a couple of ideas for christmas/yule table settings that I would like to share with you. They are all very natural and simple, and don’t require a lot of decorations. Two of them are formal while the last one is casual table settings. 1. Gold, white and green setting This formal setting Read More >

17 Dec

Choosing sparkling wine – Part 3

Hi, I finally have a bit time to finish the choosing sparkling wine series. Although the first part is exclusively for sparkling wines, second part and third part can also be applied to non-sparkling wines. The third part is about the most apparent of properties – sparkling wine colour. Sparkling wine colour Sparkling wine comes Read More >

18 Nov

Advent succulent basket

Hi,since I’m a succulent and Xmas/Yule obsessed person. It seamed like a logical solution to combine the two things. So I came up with a simple and elegant Advent succulent basket. A bit different take on an Advent wreath. I may dress it up a bit more once when succulents become established.   Needed for Read More >

27 Oct

Sinister Arrangement of Dead Plants

Hello,winter is on it’s way and the meadows are filled with dead dry plants. So In order to celebrate the beginning of winter and Halloween I made a simple dry meadow plant sinister arrangement. I actually picked them on our way home, I made my husband stop the car when we approached an easy to Read More >

02 Sep

Gothic Halloween Party

Hello, I finally managed to have the time to make the post about Gothic Halloween party that we had last year together with our friends from Blueturpentine. We tried our best to incorporate the gothic theme in food and drink but not to compromise on taste. Our main goal wass to make tasty food that Read More >

01 Aug

Celebrating Harvest with Bread Platter

Hi, the time of harvest is already upon us. And to celebrate the beginning of harvest – Lammas or Lughnasadh, I made a simple bread platter with fresh homemade gluten free breads. I made a dark gluten free bread, from the buckwheat flour coupled with universal flour. And a turmeric or curcuma braided bread. This Read More >