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Memories

Bonjour juillet

By On July 7, 2015

[Hello July] The sun has been setting just before midnight and rising shortly after one. Lilac bouquets have turned the bushes, which edge the sidewalk, into a purple dream. And ducklings have… Read more.

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Kitchenware

Les élastiques

By On April 12, 2015

[Rubber bands] I’ve been having a bit of a rubber band moment. You see I’ve always used them in the kitchen, in one way or another, but these past few weeks, I’ve… Read more.

canelés batter
Memories

Twice-told tales – Canelés au beurre noisette et au bourbon

By On April 8, 2015

[Brown butter and bourbon canelés] There are stories that never get old, no matter how many times you tell them. Here is a collections of the ones I never-ever want to forget.… Read more.

flowers
Memories

Bonjour Åsen

By On March 31, 2015

[Hello Åsen] This morning, as every morning since the past two weeks or so, I’ve fed Surdeg. Rye flour and water. Stir. Cover. Except, it’s no usual morning. I packed it in… Read more.

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Memories

Sea ice around us

By On February 7, 2015

Let’s rewind to the exact moment when the clocks didn’t even notice when one minute past midnight happened. We didn’t either, really. And that’s why this article is here. One month and… Read more.

bubble tea
Memories

The August break #2 – Pattern

By On August 3, 2014

A list of patterns from today. K’s eggs and bacon for breakfast. ♥ The evening sun through the blinds, projecting shadows on our wall. ♥ The fact that no matter how many times… Read more.

raspberry-summer
Memories

Things that #3… I dream about

By On February 23, 2014

A for ever summer. Perhaps in Iceland. Yes an endless summer exploring the muddy roads of the island couldn’t sound better. Picking raspberries. And blueberries too. Maybe even cloudberries. An illustration in… Read more.

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Memories

Bonjour février

By On February 3, 2014

[Hello February] I’ve been catching up on blogs lately. A thing I hadn’t done in a while, and a thing I’ve missed doing. I’ve found some new treasures that will forever remain… Read more.

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Memories

Shooting-star wishes

By On January 6, 2014

Perhaps, it is because I haven’t been writing much, but I had too many pictures to show you, so instead of the usual twelve pictures for the twelve months that have gone… Read more.

coffee
Memories

Bonjour mars

By On March 11, 2013

[Hello March] Right now, there is a snowstorm happening behind my window. Not unlike London turned into a snow-dome. I used to love them. And really, not much has changed since. But… Read more.

door
Memories

Bonjour octobre

By On October 18, 2012

[Hello October] Some may wonder what the point is really, to say hello when it’s almost time for goodbyes. Well, let me tell you a story. Or more accurately the end of… Read more.

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Memories

Things that #2… make me long for autumn

By On September 24, 2012

The sound of wind through the trees. And of leaves under our boots too. The hidden world behind puddles. Knowing that Christmas is just around. Because, really, the best thing about Christmas… Read more.

rue
Memories

Bonjour septembre

By On September 21, 2012

[Hello September] I’ve been falling asleep to bigger-than-life fairy-lights; of the skyscraper kind. I’ve been talking too loud. And I’ve French-kissed, at times with a reason, most of the time without. I’ve… Read more.

for ever
Memories

Things that #1… I could fall asleep to

By On July 14, 2012

The sound of his voice in my head. And his hands tickling the back of my neck. The lullaby of raindrops crashing on the ground. The purr of a washing machine. Or… Read more.

blackberry tart
Memories

Bonjour juillet

By On July 13, 2012

[Hello July] It’s raining. And somehow, we’re once again having winter in July. It seems to be a standard these days. And really, I could just write a letter to July. Not… Read more.

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Cuisine

You’re my favourite flavour – Summer 2012 edition

By On June 26, 2012

One. Coconut water. Feel the heat. A heat like you’ve never felt it before. Or at least you’ve forgotten. Yes, at times, it is pointless to try and remember things that can… Read more.

diana
Memories

Bonjour juin

By On June 1, 2012

[Hello June] May has been a little crazy. Of the runs in the park slash flight to France slash rosé et mauresque with Anna-Sarah (every single night) slash book writing slash turning… Read more.

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Words

La boîte à recettes et autres petites histoires

By On May 30, 2012

[The recipe box and other little stories] 1. A feature I’d been wanting to do for ever: a recipe box on the front page of the blog. You can access it by… Read more.

spring blossoms
Memories

Bonjour mars, au revoir mars

By On March 28, 2012

[Hello March, goodbye March] I’ve felt raindrops running through my hair; and my dress too. I’ve made a cake. And another one too. I’ve seen blossoms on every tree. I’ve walked in… Read more.

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Memories

There are only so many things I know

By On February 20, 2012

Yes, there are only so many things I know. Making wishes, of the fairylike kind. The taste of his lips; and the feeling in my stomach that it’s all just like a… Read more.

croissant
Memories

Bonjour février

By On February 1, 2012

[Hello February] It seems like those winter days I longed so much for have finally decided to pop by. Yes, it was cold today. Of the frostbites and hot chocolates kind. I… Read more.

cherry-compote
Memories

You’re my favourite flavour

By On January 3, 2012

One day I will tell you why I’ve been so quiet this past month. Right now, it all gets down to my bed, a virus, a bottle of water, and way too… Read more.

tart shells
Memories

Bonjour novembre

By On November 1, 2011

[Hello November] Is it just me, or do you also feel like that – more than any other month – tarts belong to November? It usually happens without a warning. And without… Read more.

potimarron
Memories

Bonjour octobre

By On October 4, 2011

[Hello October] Hello, it’s 32°C out there. This morning I went swimming. One last time before the French holidays come to an end. Oh, this past month has been great. I’ve been… Read more.

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Memories

Mind your French – Le fondant au chocolat

By On September 27, 2011

[The ultimate chocolate fondant] In London, we’ve had winter in July. Air damp with rain. Kitchens warm with soup on the stove. Oven smelling like chocolate cake. And now, in the south… Read more.