Going to Charlotte (NC) - the Queen City - was a big and positive surprise. I had no idea what to expect and didn't really know anything about the city before going there. I thought it would be really cool to visit a city that shares my name! And then, what happened? Turned out that… Continue reading Charlotte in Charlotte – a culinary explosion!
Recently, due to certain life-changing experiences, I`ve started thinking about how to make my every-day life as spectacular as possible. I want to enjoy every single day! This doesn`t mean doing something "wow" all the time, it means enjoying every day as much as possible, also the small and simple things. BUT it also means… Continue reading Mini Vacation at the Lindner Hotel & Spa Binshof
There is a passion of mine that not so many people know about. I want to share it with you guys. Of course, it has something to do with sweets! I make 3D cakes🤗 and I love it! Normally, I use fondant to make roses and flowers and to decorate the cakes. It started very… Continue reading The TOP 10 of my 3D cakes
I sat on my balcony on a warm and peaceful summer evening with one of my favorite drinks in the glass. Then I thought, this needs to be shared with you guys! Let me introduce you to the HUGO (picture taken at Lino's bar in Heidelberg, Germany, I don't always make them myself😊 and they make a… Continue reading The perfect summer drink!
Last Friday, my family and friends in Norway celebrated the yearly event of midsummer, or as we call it "St. Hans". It's a celebration of the shortest night of the year and a great highlight for us when it comes to scandinavian celebrations. Since I did not have the opportunity to go home for the… Continue reading A midsummers dream!
This month I went to Norway to celebrate our national holiday, May 17 (a celebration of our Constitution). I wanted my daughter to experience this day with our family in Norway; her first of many national holidays. So, many people ask me what we do to celebrate this special day? Let me walk you through… Continue reading My TOP 6 activities on Norway`s “17. Mai”!
The Rhine Valley in Germany is famous for all its castles and good wine. Let me show you one of my favorites! Like a little gemstone in the middle of the Rhine Valley I discovered the beautiful Rheinstein Castle. It has soul! It`s a steep walk up (but very short) to the castle after arriving… Continue reading The Rheinstein Castle – a “Rhine” beauty!
As a norwegian girl, my favorite cake in the world is of course our national cake - the so-called "best cake in the world" ("verdens beste"). Another name is Kvæfjordkake. Even though it has a strange name; when tasting it, you will know why! It really IS the best cake in the world!:-) Whenever I… Continue reading “The world`s best cake” – the Norwegian national cake!
As I have gotten to know the Chilean cuisine over the last years, I have also learned to like it a lot and appreciate the mix of different flavors that I was not familiar with. Having a Chilean husband has opened the doors to this colorful world of flavors and I like to cook Chilean… Continue reading A colorful world of flavors