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Lamb Shanks for meat lovers

March 10, 2014

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lamb shank

During the recent Dine Out Vancouver festival we had a lovely dinner at The Teahouse restaurant in Stanley Park. We have heard lots of good things about The Teahouse but haven’t had the chance to go there before. The Dine Out Vancouver festival gave us a good opportunity to check out this lovely restaurant. We […]

Vinci’s in Vancouver

March 2, 2014

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lunch at Vinci's

This weekend we went to Vinci’s Caffe & Gallery for lunch. It’s located near Olympic Village on 3rd Ave and Columbia in Vancouver. Vinci’s is run by a mother-daughter team and has a very “hyggelig” (Danish interpretation of Cozy) feel to it. It’s like a home away from home. Inspired by Italy, the food is […]

Whole Roasted Chicken

February 11, 2014

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roasted chicken

Want to make a great meal for guests, but don’t have much time to do it in? Make whole roasted chicken! The preparation time is minimal and all you have to do it let it cook in the oven while you entertain your guests Serves 4 1 whole organic chicken about 2,5 kg (5.5 lbs) […]

Chocolate treats

December 18, 2013

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Hazelnut Crunch

Today I made chocolate treats and oh my, how I love making anything that includes chocolate. The best thing about making treats with chocolate is to test the samples as you go, sort of a quality control. You can’t serve anything to other people that you haven’t yet tested yourself, so I really make an […]

Posted in: Chocolate, Christmas, Hygge

White Christmas Cookies

December 15, 2013

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white christmas cookies

It is that time of year, the snow is falling (at least today it was), cookies are baking, nuts are roasting, chocolate is being melted to make treats and shapes are cut to make gingerbread houses. Christmas is a wonderful time for us because it means more “hygge” (coziness) and more yummy food and treats. […]

Dec. 13th = Lucia day

December 12, 2013

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Lucia buns

Goodmorning to a wonderful December morning! Today is Lucia day a day of light. Read the story about Saint Lucia here. My friend Marie, she is from Sweden, taught me how to properly celebrate Lucia day. The day before we bake Lucia buns, like these: Then in the morning of the 13th, we wake up […]

Posted in: Bread, Christmas, Hygge, thoughts