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tiramisu

For those of you that know me, you will already know that my favourite dessert is tiramisu! I think it’s a super versatile dessert that can satisfy any sweet craving. However, I had to say goodbye to this perfectly delicious sweetness because unfortunately it contains gluten, BUT, my wonderful resourceful half discovered gluten-free biscuits exist…

simple but delicious

Sometimes the simplest ideas are by far the best. I had some sweet potatoes left and a handful of different spices and herbs, so I decided to simply combine everything together. Magic happened – pure magic Sweet potato magic  Serves 4 people – as a side dish ***   2 garlic cloves sliced 1 medium size hot pepper a couple of sage…

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my version of gravlax

It’s Sunday and I think this recipe is worth the wait. I’ve used this recipe at many of my events and it was a huge success, so here is the secret. Enjoy, and happy first Advent! Gravlax à la adelina Serves 15 people – as an appetizer ***   Beetroot cure: 2 large fresh beetroots 1 orange (zest of) 2…

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chicken leg roast in a slow cooker

We have been super lucky to receive the best cast-iron pot ever as a wedding present and it is one of our treasured cooking tools. I can honestly vouch that Le Creuset is probably the best, especially for slow cooking. Do any of you have another favourite slow cooking pot? The recipe below requires a good…

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happy pancake sunday!

With the 1st of November comes a new tab feature on my blog called ‘recipes’. I am very excited to share with you some of my favourite dishes that I often make. To inaugurate the recipes section, I will start with a dish that surprisingly involves maple syrup and it is gluten free :). I…

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walkabout…

As promised in my previous post, I come back with more highlights from the Südtirol trip. The only way to capture the evergreen beauty around the guesthouse we were staying at was to take a long walkabout into the neighbouring forest, literally right under our noses. Before I dive into describing our walk in detail…

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new blog feature + südtirol continued

I wanted to start off this post by highlighting a new feature on the blog. Starting in November, you all will find an additional menu heading called ‘recipes’. I have been getting a lot of feedback from people asking me to post recipes of different dishes I make and I thought it would be a…

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südtirol | part one

At 9:00 am, a warm latte arrived at my table along with a plate filled with breakfast goodies (scrambled organic eggs, flaky croissants, cherries, raw organic honey and cheese made from healthy cow’s milk). From my table, I had a fascinating view of a valley with many outdoor activity options. Welcome to Dreikirchen, readers, located…

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friday findings arrive early *

Friday corner has been lacking for sometime and this week is dragging on so I will attempt to bridge the gap slightly by telling you all some interesting things+++ Since it’s summer, a refreshing lemonade recipe is a good thing to have as you read my blog posts … This comes to you inspired by…

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flying high up in the sky

Lately I have been very busy with all my projects and trying to keep it together. Successfully, being adelina events has hosted an amazing corporate picnic for a pharmaceutical company. Super lovely people, great weather, food and everyone enjoyed themselves! I want to throw out there a huge thank you to Tim for helping out…