Monthly Archives: March 2011

A pressie for the kitchen

On Friday my best friend and her fiancée came to stay, and we had a lovely weekend together. And I’m not just saying that because they brought Swedish pick ‘n mix and a lovely gift with them, but because we always … Continue reading

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Syria: Naranj restaurant, Damascus

Before we left for Syria I had googled restaurants, just to have other sources than Lonely Planet. And even though LP are great, I don’t always agree with their food section.  Most internet sources I found said the same; that the best … Continue reading

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Visitors again

Maybe I should open a B&B?! Because we’re having visitors again. 🙂 This time it is my best friend Emma and her fiancée who are staying for the weekend. I have lost count how often Emma has come to stay … Continue reading

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Syria: Damascus

We started and ended our holiday in Syria in the capital Damascus. When we got off the plane and proceeded into the airport I wondered for a quick moment, if maybe we had landed somewhere else, as it looked like … Continue reading

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Hello again…

I’m back from a lovely holiday in Syria, but unfortunately came down with fever and tummy flu as a welcome home present. Am strongly suspecting that the woman throwing up at the gate on our way home is the source. … Continue reading

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Trinity once again, but still fabulous

Last Sunday when Daniel and Maria were visiting we had booked a table at Trinity in Clapham Old Town, because we love to bring our friends there. It was nice and sunny during the short walk there, and we were … Continue reading

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Fish burgers, sort of

I try sometimes, not to spend a fortune on food every week, but it is so diffucult not to when I find lots of interesting recipes everywhere. I bought fresh Alaskan Pollock the other day, because it is quite a … Continue reading

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Fortnum & Mason

There is a tall building on Piccadilly with a pistachio green front. It has been there since the 1700s and is the oldest department store in London: Fortnum & Mason. On the ground floor they sell the most popular items, … Continue reading

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Blackberry cake with lime

After all the nibbles on Saturday it was nice to finish the meal with something sweet. I made this blackberry cake with a nice hint of lime. The recipe is from a Swedish recipe site called Tasteline. As usual I … Continue reading

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Lots of lovely nibbles

What do you eat for supper when you have had afternoon tea late in the afternoon? We thought it was good to have lots of little dishes tapas style instead of a proper meal. And when it was time to … Continue reading

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