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2011-03-08

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A sensory journey with a foodie where food meets the imagination and celebration. Find tips on.. entertaining, table setting, lifestyle, and recipes.

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  • Because I love you...
    on Mar 12, 2013
    Spring is here!!! Changes come and so I come to my blog. In another format, reinventing it, and implementing new ideas.I have spent 3 weeks cooking, taking pictures and tasting food. I think I've gained some pounds.The day I made the cosmo shoots it...
  • Piñata BreadThis recipe was brought to me by Andy and Esteban, since they found this recipe they've been making bread almost everyday with unimaginable toppings and fillers.I called mine piñata bread because I added so much seeds and cramberries, that every tim...
  • Merry ChristmasAfter being away from my blog for two months, I come back again. Even this post, it's about Xmas. For three months, I've been having some problems in my neck due my cervical spine, so I've been wearing a soft collar, going to therapy, doctors etc...
  • Hippie Chic
    on Oct 20, 2012 in BRUNCH salads EAT vegetarian FOOD
    When I saw this bowl I knew I had to get It. Made in Turkey but It reminds me at Missoni knitwear. I can't go out without buying a little something for the kitchen or the table. That is my thing, I have table top items everywhere. I use them on a dai...
  • It was in Venezuela where I had my first kiss
    on Oct 7, 2012 in LOLA LOBATO political food
    The day arrived with big hope and much enthusiasm, presidential elections in Venezuela.How can I forget my dear Venezuela? I had my three kids in Venezuela, my first job in Venezuela, and my first kiss in Venezuela. Even though I have lived there in...
  • CreteWe arrived to Aghios Nikolaos and walked around the charming village, until lunch time. I had two names of places where to eat, having in mind I am always looking for where the locals eat fresh and without any tourist pretentiousness. I decided to go...
  • Obsessed with the C
    on Sep 1, 2012 in COOKING FOOD
    Adding a lemon zest for a vibre flavor and for the C.I didn't have fresh basil so used an emergency cube. When I have a lot herbs and I know I am not going to used them immediately to preserve them I freeze them in ice cubes trays with oliv...
  • My savage tart
    on Jul 25, 2012 in Picnic BRUNCH
    As if it came from the woods, just a selection of mushrooms: Shiitake, Oyster, Enoki, Trumpet, White Beech... what ever you like. I also used Portobello mushrooms as part of the ingredients for the filling.Line the shell with parchment papper an...
  • Monemvasia-Greece
    on Jun 30, 2012 in VOYAGE
    As soon as I arrived to Monemvasia I walked into a bakery to try the traditional hand made cookies made of almonds and sesame called Amygalota. It tasted as if it was made in heaven.Eating with this scenery, makes you realize the wonderful pleasures...
  • Carrot soup
    on Jun 22, 2012 in COMFORT FOOD SOUP
    These potatoes have nothing to do with the soup just wanted to share them because I found the love potato just before they were going to the oven.A homey and comforting carrot soup for the gratefulness of the earth.Came out lovely, aromatic and with...
  • It was love at first sightI found them on my visit to Chicago for my son's graduation.At home I broke them into pieces placed them on a big plate and covered them with a glass dome to take it to the table and present it as my new little treasure.Olivia's market a neighbo...
  • Queen's Diamond Jubilee
    on Jun 4, 2012 in VOYAGE CELEBRATIONS TEA TIME CAKES
    Oxford Street getting ready for the celebrations.Windows for the Jubilee Celebration at Selfridges.Love all the goodies from the food halls of Selfridges, Harrods, and Mark & Spencer.Victoria Sandwich Union Jack decoration.My Victoria Sandwich Ca...
  • My visit to Venice
    on May 27, 2012 in VOYAGE DRINKS
    An enchanted city that  looks like it is from a fairy tale. Full of details, food, art, praying and carnival. I enjoyed as a child getting lost in Venice, just walking and walking and finding the most amazing architectures and piazzas with...
  • Just a bite
    on Mar 17, 2012 in Picnic APPETIZER TAPAS FACIL + RAPIDO
    A little tapa, the other night I had friends coming over we had wine and I made 2 tortillas de patatas that became my left over for the following day, a Spanish montadito breakfast.I toasted a sliced baguette drizzled with olive oil, and pl...
  • Shall we eat?Veggie salad sprinkle with basil, cilantro, mint herbs and a Dijon vinaigrette. I am venturing more in to making these veggie plates a part of my lifestyle. It can be served as a first course, a companion to fish, chicken or meat.  It goes...
  • PASTA TIME
    on Jan 29, 2012 in Pasta
    It was my first attempt in making pasta from scratch, I invited friends over to have an interactive cooking experience. The pleasure of eating fresh pasta is worth making the dough.We made spaghetti, beet fettuccine and ravioli filled with pumpk...
  • Roasted Veggies
    on Jan 14, 2012 in VEGETARIANO FACIL + RAPIDO
    I made these roasted veggies several times during the holidays, because they were yummy and extremely easy to make. This is an adaptation from a recipe I saw in Olive magazine, on my UK adorable subscription. Because everything is roasted there...
  • Upside down little puddings
    on Jan 3, 2012 in DESSERTS CELEBRATIONS CAKES breakfast
    New Year came along and I wish you all the best a happy, healthy, prosperous and well savour life to live.I made these little puddings the last day of the year thinking we may have to have a bite of something sweet with a glass of Champagne for the t...
  • The night before Christmas
    on Dec 23, 2011 in CHRISTMAS LOLA LOBATO
    My first Christmas My happy Christmas moments started, with a grandfather with a toy store, getting double Santa's presents and being spoiled as being the first daughter and first granddaughter.Living in houses with no fences, friendly neig...
  • Jewely for napkin rings & chestnut soup
    on Dec 12, 2011 in CHRISTMAS TIPS CELEBRATIONS SOUP
    Looking for  napkin rings that I could use for my Christmas table, I found these giant stone rings. I thought it was perfect for what I wanted, so I tied them to a metal strin...
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