Where to eat in São Paulo – Part 1

It is sometimes/often said that São Paulo is the gastronomical equivalent of New York. The question is then if you go to my hometown.. Where to eat in São Paulo? Whenever I get the chance to go to Brazil I’m always anticipating all the wondrous food I will get to eat once again. Also most…

Upgraded ginger carrot cupcakes

Funny enough I did not expect to be able to swing by Norway – quite fortunate indeed that the universe has gifted me with the possibility of such. I somewhat went back onto the routine of being at the farm and getting to do one of my favourite things which is cooking! Newfound passion for…

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Do it for yourself & God Jul!

Now that I have some quiet time I’d like to share some musings as I sit here just with my thoughts, my laptop and soothing silence. I guess these last few months have been mainly to just disconnect from my past life and see what new one I can start. Though the prospect of it…

Pasta alla trapenese-alla Setre & other musings..

I feel that I have neglected posting properly about my thoughts and even the new ideas that have come to mind while here at the mountain farm of Martin & Hege’s. We joke that I might as well become their PR since their friends can also keep up with them here via my blog. Anyways,…

Ginger carrot cake/cupcakes!

Here’s the recipe that I used (and improved with some spices) 4 eggs 4 medium to small carrots 2 cups of flour 2 cups of sugar 1 cup of olive oil 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg powder 1 spoonful worth of fresh ginger Wash, peel and chop the…

10 mins mini bruschetta

A recipe that one can even try to perform one handed! We had a leftover baguette so I suggested why not make a bit of an aperitif? Quickly thrown together and into the oven makes for a yummy humble entry!     Ingredients: Cheese of your choice Toasted or Day old bread Basil Cherry tomatoes…

Photo 101 – Day 11 – A Pop of Color

Time to start catching up on my Blogging101 and also Photo101! My left hand is slowly recovering, minor throbbing but again, could be worse..so for the assignment from Day 11 was a pop of color and here at the tranquil farm meal time is important so that we have energy to continue fixing it up.…

Bonfire Spiced Apple Cake

I’m down to my 3rd baking attempt, in between I tried winging a apple cake recipe by halving all the quantities in the original recipe..Lesson learnt that my cake turned out more like a pudding so here’s my redemption recipe. Martin has a English tradition that every Nov 5th they have a bonfire and since…

My first cake

My first cake from scratch and other musings…

First things first, I baked my FIRST cake from scratch!! And most importantly – IT DIDN’T FLOP or taste horrid.  Below are some pics of my first carrot cake. No chocolate ganache this time but instead it was covered in vanilla sauce for extra goodness. Obrigada Juliana pela receita!! Lately living with my friends and…