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Diamonds are a girl’s best friend

Maybe real diamonds are a bit too expesnive but then just make your own alternative with really lovely papers. I found a very comprehensive youtube instruction. You can create different diamonds in all sizes. All you need is two equal paper squares for each of them. Jenny W. Chan describes them as a nice Christmas […]

Valentine hearts

A little something for your sweetheart or your best friend – little paper hearts will give a lovely pendant for your breakfast place setting. If you like you may even add a small chocolate heart. For Valentine’s day you should choose paper in red shades. You’ll need six hearts for every pendant to be cut […]

Easy bread

Oh, how I love it to remove a fresh bread from the oven and most of the time I’m cooking all kinds of bread that need a lot of preparation and time for rising. But it’s even better if, coming home from work, you just decide to cook a loaf of bread for dinner and […]

Pan-fried bread

From one year to the next I nearly forgot the promised recipe for all the bread leftovers occuring when cutting out bread stars for my Christmas dinner. I had used five slices of  multigrain bread for the stars and let dry the edges over nigh to frie them in a pan lateron. This way you […]


These mini tortellini skewers are a lovely starter or a wonderful snack for a buffet. The pesto sour cream dip is done in a minute and served in a seperate bowl.  Take small, dried tortellini and cook according to package directions. All kinds of fillings are possible, we took some with a “pizza filling”. For […]