Browsing Category : Bon Appetit

Hot ginger tea with honey and lemon


It is freezing outside. This is my idea how to warm myself up, so I am going to share with you my recipe for homemade ginger tea.        Inrgredients: raw ginger (2-3cm) – depending on how strong you want it half of lemon honey star anise Preparation: Peel the ginger and slice thinly. Slice the lemon. Put in the…

Grand Marnier – The Café Parisien Edition


The Café Parisien Edition: Fantastic, rich orange liqueur…     Made with Cognac (51%) and essence of wild tropical oranges. Its subtle and distinctive flavour can be enjoyed neat, on ice, or in cocktails.   The bottle, with its vibrant coating, is bright, resolutely contemporary, and celebrates the iconic red of the brand’s flagship product. The decoration is inspired by Art…

David Beckham’s Haig Club whisky


  David Beckham’s Haig Club whisky is a light and sweet grain whisky….the most beautiful bottle I have ever seen for whisky…..heavy blue glass square lovely designed bottle..You’ll love this! Excellent whisky!!! Made perfect gift! Tastes lovely! Haig Club is a new Single Grain Whisky developed in partnership between Diageo and global sporting icon David Beckham and British entrepreneur Simon Fuller.…

Disaronno limited edition Roberto Cavalli


What would you say for such a beautiful Christmas edition Disaronno?     DISARONNO, the world’s favourite Italian almond  liqueur has a unique new look designed by Roberto Cavalli. The luxury brand has dressed the iconic bottle in the bold, vibrant and colourful style, for which it is famous throughout the world. The DISARONNO wears Cavalli design draws inspiration from…

My specials this Xmas – luxury candied chestnuts


I can not resist to buy strange specials this Xmas….You don not have to cook it at home as they are waiting for you  in the shops ready to eat…. I am impressed this year as many shops present various things…today is Marrons Glaces time: Wonderfully sugary chestnuts that almost melt in your mouth. All depends if you like such…

Christmas liqueur for you


Xmas very soon….. My Christmas liqueur is ready… Ingridients 200g soft prunes 200g soft apricots 150g soft figs 150g soft dates handfull dried cranberries 1 cinnamon stick 2 gloves 1 orange 0.75l vodka Slice the orange. Put all ingredients  in a jar and add vodka. Leave it…..until christmas….The fruits you can use to eat or bake a cake. You can modify…

Spaghetti alla carbonara


Absolutly delicious ……with eggs, pancetta and pecorino romano.   I could not resist to share with you this recipe….. I thought my spaghetti carbonara was always the  best, then I discovered this one……I think it will stay on our table for longer….   Serves 4 Ingriedients: 250g diced panceta 4 eggs 6 tablespoons grated pecorino cheese 4 tablespoons finely chopped…

Aubaine French Restaurant in Selfridges,London


Shopping in Selfridges? My husband and I were starving after a shopping trip in Selfridges. We have been looking for this Restaurant, which is just outside the shoe gallery……It was not very easy to find it…..then I saw it…. I knew straight away, it was a good choice to have lunch there. Beautiful Parisian decor…. The venue itself is lovely,…

La Belle Saison Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Vin de France


Very fresh flowery aroma..delicious….   Awards and Accolades: Gold, Guide Gilbert & Gaillard, 2015 Gold, Anivin de France, 2015 Vin de France (formerly Vin de Table) is the most basic quality tier for wines from France. The typical Vin de France wine is an uncomplicated everyday wine – most likely a blend, but possibly a varietal based on a well-known…

Apple pie on a crust


Here it is – apple pie, as I have got so many apples in  my garden this year…     Ingredients: Dough:  300g flour 3/4 cup of sugar unsalted butter 5 yolks 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 spoon double cream  Filling: 2kg apples 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 spoon potato flour Crumble: 200g flour 100g unsalted butter, melted 100g sugar  …