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  • Magical Violet Syrup Recipe

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    It’s the time of the year when violets start popping up. Normally disregarded as a common weed, these vibrant purple flowers are pretty incredible. Their scent is unmistakable and while it may divide people’s tastes, I’m a huge fan. Last April I discovered the abundance of violets in our garden, and set out picking in order to […]

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  • Queen Burger.

     I had to dedicate an entire post to this glorious tiny little burger joint in Warsaw. Queen Burger was a place near our hotel that we had passed and made a mental note of on New Year’s Eve. We ended up eating there the following day after our long park walk and this charming little […]

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  • Christmas Recipe

    Saffron Buns with White Chocolate Filling Link to photoless recipe for printing purposes In Sweden it is traditional to bake lussekatter around early December. These are saffron buns with raisins and tend to balance on a love or hate line with most. I wasn’t a huge fan growing up, raisins’ fault. I now consume scrunched up ol’ […]

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  • Spring has sprung!

    I’m baack! So, I’ve had a massive break from blogging, mainly due to laziness and because I have a tendency of reading other people’s blogs and become so engrossed with all their amazing creativity that I forget to use my own blog! We’ve recently moved to a suburban area, where I have my own big […]

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  • Sushi Sushi Sushi

    One evening we finally ordered sushi that we had been lusting for that entire week. Gavin nervously dialed and perfectly delivered the French order. Somehow he was still suprised that it arrived when it did! It was delicious though, my favorites were the salmon rolls. I love the seaweed! Growing up in China you could […]

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  • Two. (ish)

    I can’t remember which day is which, but let’s say these are all from day 2, despite Gavin’s t-shirt changing. This day consisted of cheesy baguettes, sitting in his tiny kitchen with my legs on his, trying on equally unsure but still awesome purchases. I love his wolf-jumper, it reminds us of the animal print […]

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  • Boeuf Bourguignon

    After a full day of castle-viewing, walking around, shopping and general gallivanting we needed a hearty French dinner. What better than boeuf bourguignon? Here is a general recipe, but just follow the pictures really. Brown the cubed beef Place the beef in a bowl and fry the onion in the juices until they have browned […]