Monthly Archives: May 2008

Hazelnut cookies sandwiched with dulce de leche

Susan of Food Blogga is organizing a food blogging event to raise awareness for osteoporis, a disease in which bones become fragile and more likely to break. Eating food that contains enough calcium (and vitamine D), and doing regular exercise … Continue reading

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Daring Bakers – Not so Opéra Cake petit fours

Opéra cake has been on my to-do list for a while so I was very happy to see it as our Daring Baker’s challenge this month. Unfortunately we were not allowed to make the traditional dark chocolate and coffee one. … Continue reading

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Chocolate birthday cake

My youngest son turned one last Saturday. Of course he didn’t know he did. But he did notice all the garlands and balloons and seemed to be very happy with them 🙂 It wasn’t really difficult to decide on the … Continue reading

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Rhubarb and bergamot pastry cream filled tart

No birthday cake just yet today, I will be posting about my youngest son’s birthday tomorrow because today is the deadline for SHF. I planned on making this tart for his birthday too but ran out of time to make … Continue reading

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Homemade granola

My mind went kind of blank when I started thinking about an entry for this month’s breakfast themed Go Ahead Honey, It’s Gluten Free! My breakfast consists of a very boring type of porridge. It consists of a mixture of … Continue reading

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Fennel tea soaked raisin bread

Well pretty much the moment I posted my last entry the weather turned 😦 The temperatures have dropped about 10°C and it’s cold and windy. Luckily there is still some sun here and there so I’m not complaining. Both sons … Continue reading

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Feels like summer!

It has been unseasonally warm in the Netherlands ever since we came back from Denmark and I love it! Not that I like actually sitting (or worse, lying!) in the sun, I really don’t. To enjoy the beautiful weather I’m … Continue reading

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