Hello, how are you doing? I’ll be spending the weekend in Amsterdam with friends and I coulnd’t be happier.
I’m happy to report that the resolution I made for 2017, eliminating cooking as a chore and taking things as easy as they come, is working! We are eating loads of simple meals such as roasted vegetables with a cheese platter or mayonnaise, soups and pasta salads.
This in contrast to a lot of last-minute cooking that I did last year, which – I suppose – just crept in over the course of a couple of months. Having reset the button makes it even better to enjoy slow, easy evenings when possible.
Before signing off, I am happy to share the links that made me smile this week.
Advice to my younger self. “And for heaven’s sake, let yourself really fail once in a while — not some tiny little mistakes here and there, but big, glaring, confidence-shaking, dark-night-of-the-soul-inducing failures.”
It’s true, setting music for a good dinner party is a science! I loved reading these professional suggestions.
I’m usually not too excited when there are pieces of fruit in my dinner, but this grilled salmon with avocado & blood oranges looks pretty enticing.
These healthy chocolate cookies seem perfect to try out soon.
Also, I finally know what to make for next year’s valentine’s: a beer cake!
I love to snack on dates, and this recipe – calling for tea-soaking and mascarpone – sounds delicious.
Have a wonderful weekend!