The Tiniest Wedding Cakes

  The smell of freshly brewed coffee is one of my favourite things in life. I know that’s putting a lot on something simple, but it’s the little things that matter most. The smell of coffee isn’t just a reminder of the feeling you get while sipping a fresh brew, it’s also a reminder of…

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Avocado Rise’n’Shine Smoothie.

  Today’s breakfast: a smoothie of avocado, banana, orange, dates, and apple. The perfect good morning pick me up after a night of dancing and gin-and-tonic’ing at a friend’s wedding. Feeling a little under the weather. These are the only mornings I can stay in bed for a sleep-in without the guilt cloud hanging over my…

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African Blue Basil + Arugula Pesto

    The words pesto and pestle (as in mortar & pestle) are relatives. Pesto originates from the Genoa region of Italy and was traditionally made by crushing garlic, basil, olive oil, parmigiano reggiano, pine nuts, and sheep’s milk cheese. Pesta is to pound, in reference to the grinding of these ingredients in the old marble mortar and pestle. Pesta, Pestle, Pesto. Besides the…

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