Quick and fabulous. Spice up the New Year’s celebration with this easy-to make, tasty and gorgeous cocktail. All you need is: 2/5 dry red wine 1/5 Martini Bianco 1/5 blackcurrant juice (or another sweet and sour equivalent) 2/5 sparkling water hint of cinnamon decoration: sugar […]
Month: December 2015
You can be anything they said. Sure, but sooner or later you have to choose a path, a goal, a career or a life purpose – doesn’t matter what you call it, this decision is one of the hardest in life. The unbearable lightness of […]
Ran out of reindeer and candles?
But I still couldn’t picture ourselves sitting on the couch, listening to Michael Bublé without a Christmas-like environment, so I decided to sacrifice two oranges for this noble purpose.
I regret nothing.
Here is what to do:
Cut the orange into slices and resist the urge to eat them all up.
This part is the hardest. When I was slicing them, the fresh, well-known scent filled the flat, the overplayed song flooding from the speakers became enjoyable again and Peter appeared behind me asking for a titbit.
Lay the slices on a small plate and put them on the radiator (or somewhere safe from the hungry gazes).
If you have no radiator you can lay them wherever you want, you just have to give them more time to dry out.
I know it’s frustrating, but you get the best results if you wait 12 hours at least.
Plan and execute.
Now comes the most interesting part: you can make a table decoration, orange-strings, wreath on the door, etc. We created an „installation” (just to be fancy) in a plate and put it on the table, the rest of the orange slices were hanged up on the pelmet with white threads. A real eye-pleaser!
When I realized how hungry I was a few hours ago, it was already too late to order something (because waiting another hour could have killed me) or go and get some fresh ingredients from the store nearby (those few hundred meters were too far). […]
Panic station What could be the perfect gift for Christmas – the eternal question rises again. It is quite a common belief that our love, capability and our stress tolerance will be tested. But don’t panic, you can’t lose in this game: if you give […]