Virtual Tea Party 2020 – Christmas Edition

Today is the final Virtual Afternoon Tea for this year – and what a strange and frightening year it has been. Su’s wonderful idea to bring us all together over our favorite tea treats and have a little chat each month was one of few highlights I had the great pleasure to enjoy this year.Continue reading “Virtual Tea Party 2020 – Christmas Edition”

“I say let the world go to hell, I should always have my tea.” – Fjodor Dostojevski

My dear friend Su has come up with the fabulous idea to host a virtual tea party each month, indulging us with her wonderful photos of delicious food, beautiful china and great tea. These days I have to admit that I think quite a lot about food. It’s almost an obsession. As soon as I’mContinue reading ““I say let the world go to hell, I should always have my tea.” – Fjodor Dostojevski”

A Piece of Heaven

  My dear friend Su has come up with the fabulous idea to host a virtual tea party each month, indulging us with her wonderful photos of delicious food, beautiful china and great tea.   Today I’m going to serve you a piece of heaven. Yes, that’s right – heaven. Because if you ever get the chance to eatContinue reading “A Piece of Heaven”

The Raspberry Mystery

  My dear friend Su has come up with the fabulous idea to host a virtual tea party each month, indulging us with her wonderful photos of delicious food, beautiful china and great tea.     It’s a truth universally acknowledged that whenever fresh raspberries are anywhere near me, they vanish into thin air almost instantaneously. Scientists have beenContinue reading “The Raspberry Mystery”

The Changing Seasons – April 2019

  It´s time again for the wonderful challenge The Changing Seasons hosted by my dear friend Su from Zimmerbitch!   This month is clearly dominated by one theme – flowers! April started with my beloved cactus showering me with its beautiful flowers! This cactus is a descendent from a plant that belonged to my great-grandmother, and is wellContinue reading “The Changing Seasons – April 2019”

The Changing Seasons – February 2019

  It´s time again for the wonderful challenge The Changing Seasons hosted by my dear friend Su from Zimmerbitch!   Writing this post, I noticed that the main activities I seem to have been concentrating on, were crocheting/knitting and baking(=eating). To be honest, this pretty much sums it up. 😉 Since it’s still winter around here, most ofContinue reading “The Changing Seasons – February 2019”

The Changing Seasons – February 2018

  It´s the end of the month and thus time for the wonderful challenge The Changing Seasons invented by Max at Cardinal Guzman and now hosted by my dear friend Su at Zimmerbitch. The month of February started for me with noticing that my passport was soon going to expire and I quickly went toContinue reading “The Changing Seasons – February 2018”

Indulgence versus Restraint

    As I have often confessed here, I regularly indulge myself with baked goods or goodies how I like to call them. 😉 This month I´m happily exploring the wonderful world of scones. If you are in doubt how to pronounce scone the right way, here´s a funny little poem that illustrates how itContinue reading “Indulgence versus Restraint”

6th of May – International No Diet Day

Today is the International No Diet Day!     Having already declared my passion for cakes of all kinds on this blog, and being guilty of having a sweet tooth, it should be of no surprise to you that I´m not a fan of dieting. In fact, I´ve never even done one in my life.Continue reading “6th of May – International No Diet Day”

Magnolia Dreams… and Matcha-Cheesecake

I wish you all a magnificent, peaceful and Happy Easter! 🐣 🐰 Last Monday – the last warm day before it got cold again 😉 – I went with my mum on a beautiful walk to enjoy the sun and get some much needed exercise. It was quite stormy though and the wind was whippingContinue reading “Magnolia Dreams… and Matcha-Cheesecake”