Monday, April 15, 2013

Lovely flowers...

Last Sunday we came back from an awesome trip to Sweden where we visited family. It was cold and still some snow. When we came back I was excited to see some of my precious flowers blooming...

Cilantro in bloom...

The Tuberose is spreading it's wonderful fragrant.

My orchid that smells like chocolate...

A little spider found a home by my chocolate orchid...

Friday, April 13, 2012

Easy bread

 It's about time I write something here...haha! 
Well, I was baking bread today and it is so yummy I decided to share the recipe with you all!
It is super easy to make and does not require and time to rise. 

9 dl flour
7 dl wheat bran
3 tbsp baking soda
1 1/2 dl raisins
1/2 dl sugar
7 dl buttermilk
1 dl molasses

1. Mix all the dry ingredients.
2. Add buttermilk and mollasses.
3. Mix it all and pour the dough into bread pans. (Make sure you spray the pans with butter or oil first)
4. Put the pans in the preheated oven, 300 F, for about 1 hour.

Enjoy a slice of your fresh made bread  with some butter and good cheese!

Friday, December 23, 2011

Oh, how I love Christmas!

Christmas music, cooking, baking, wrapping gifts, Christmas decorating, dreaming of a white Christmas....Well, here is a glimps of my Swedish Christmas in the tropics....

Our front door is prepared with some Christmas tree we can brush the snow of our slippers! ;-)

Our beautiful orchid is going off!!....perfect for Christmas!

Love making little gifts....
No Christmas without a bowl of mixed nuts....
A table runner my grandma Elsa made....yes, I had tears in my eyes when I got it in the mail from my parents! They are so awesome!
Oranges from our friends yard!
And last but not least, the beautiful Christmas tree my husband got for me
Merry Christmas to all of you 
and lets remember the real reason of Christmas....the birthday of Jesus Christ....
Happy Birthday Jesus! I love you!