Petite Madeleine

On Sundays, I like preparing afternoon tea. I love spending time making petit fours or just a simple cake to go with our tea. Last Sunday I made Madeleines. A traditional cake from the Commercy community in the region of Lorraine in northeastern France. I’ve made this countless times and I am in love with […]

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Cake brings people together

Yesterday I had the chance to share a day with a good friend. She invited me over for a baking day. And boy, we had so much fun. We laughed, we giggled, we gossiped, we learned new tricks, we discovered new things. Oh and yes, we also baked. Anne Brith is one of the big […]

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Start of a well deserved break

So we have decided to start this year with a relaxing time at the beach. Our initial plans last year were all changed after everything that happened last December. With my mom having an injury that made her underwent surgery (among other things), we were a little hesitant to leave. But since we saw that […]

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Here’s to New Beginnings!!!

As this year 2016 ends, I am leaving behind a lot of things that happened. Both positive and negatives. From a few new projects in the beginning of the year to quite a few experiences that was a little hard to chew and swallow. The last quarter of this year was not a very good […]

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The “New” Grand Café, Grand Hotel Oslo

For not so long ago, the Grand Café, Grand Hotel Oslo opened again after a year of renovation. It was sad when they decided to close last year, after 140 years of service. A lot of people were disappointed. Including me and the Mister. Because it is one of our favourite cafés in Oslo. This was […]

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Autumn in Oslo

One of my favourite season is Autumn. I love how the cool crisp air blowing in my face in the morning and the cozy evenings sipping tea or hot chocolate. Or having a nice comforting warm soup for dinner. I also love how I can wrap myself with a big warm wooly scarf when I […]

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Le Chocolat Chaud

I remember when we were in Paris a few years back. We went to Angelina. A century old (110 years to be exact) tea salon and pâtisserie that serves the best chocolat chaud (hot chocolate). It is so thick that you can make your teaspoon stand on its own when dipped in the cup of that […]

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