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Easy and Quick Chocolate Chips Cookies









Hello lovelies! I hope you guys having a great weekend. This weekend I baked this easy delicious chip cookies to serve during our coffee breaks Fika in Swedish :-) . 

You will need:

3 1/2 dl  all purpose flour
1 tsp  baking powder
125 g  butter ( soft )
1/2  dl sugar
1 1/2 dl  brown sugar
1 tsp  vanilla powder
1 egg

3 dl chocolate chips 
2 dl crushed wallnuts ( optional )


Method 
  • Preheat the oven 200 c . In a mixer , add all dry ingredients than add egg ad butter.. mix evrything at once until you get dough you need.

  • Add the dough to a bowl than add the chocolate chips and the walnuts and mix. Make midum size balls and place on the backing paper / oven baking pan.

  • Bake for 6 - 7 minutes 


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Original Recipes: Salmon Gratin






I hope you guys are doing well! Since I am focusing these days on eating more fish. I created this food recipe with a mix of my favorite ingredients that contains good food nutrition for my body and my baby as I breastfeed. Here are more of my originally made food recipes that you might want to take a look at >> My Recipes 

This salmon grain was super delicious, healthy and easy! I hope you guys enjoy it..

You need:

Fresh or frozen pieces of:
1 1⁄2 cups salmon, flaked (a few small chunks are OK)
Cauliflower, green beens, asparagus, kale * optional quantity
3 midum sized potatos ( half boiled / cooked, peeled and cut to circles)
1 cup boiling milk, cream or 1 cup half-and-half
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
1 pinch pepper
1⁄4 cup grated swiss cheese or 1⁄4 cup gruyere cheese
1 egg



Method 
  • In oven a oven pan, apply abit of butter spray, regular butter or veg oil. Place a layer of potato pieces followed with the rest of the vegetables and spread the chunks of salmon in between. I usually keep the kale at last to add as a topping. 
  • In a bowl mix the milk or cream , egg, salt, pepper and the cheese together. Add the mixture on top of the previously made layers.
  • Bake at 425 F  / 218  C for 20 minutes, or til top is nicely browned.



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Weekend In Rome

Last spring we went to Rome for the weekend, it was a perfect a romantic getaway to skip the boring weather here in the north. And we stayed in the heart of room in one of those lovely local neighborhoods. 

I enjoyed taking photographs of the lovely city, my guy surprised me by his super night time photography skills. I can never compete with him even with the things I am good at.

Last spring we went Rome for the weekend, a romantic getaway to skip the boring weather here in the north. 

I enjoyed taking photographs of the lovely city, my guy surprised me by his super night time photography skills. I can never compete with him even with the things I am good at.

Here is some of the photos and I will add the rest to my travel flickr account. Have a nice day!











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Spring Planting: Top Flowers for 2016






I love digging in the dirt and planting each year, flowers are one of the simple pleasures to me. Each year at this time I start planting in our balcony and house windows. I plant everything from different type of flowers, herbs and some vegetables. The weather has been a bit unstable lately so some of the plants I planted few weeks ago died unfortunately, especially when we went away on easter holiday to the mountains cabin.

Now I planted these lovely flowers and some herbs hopping the weather will start improving than I will buy a small olive tree and some vegetables. Here is their info:


  • Pansy


Cool weather is just what pansy prefers. It's an annual that gardeners flock to because it's one of the best flowers to plant in spring for early-season containers and window boxes, relishing the variety in petal color as much as the cheery uplifted blooms.

Name: Viola x wittrockiana

Growing conditions: Sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil

Size: To 10 inches tall and 12 inches wide

Zones: 4-8


  • Double Rock Rose


Rock rose makes spring-flower lovers wait until late in the season for blooms, but that extra dose of patience is worth it. Double varieties such as this one are one of the best flowers to plant in spring, with a profusion of petals on low-growing shrubs in both spring and early summer.

Name: Helianthemum 'Annabel'

Growing conditions: Full sun and well-drained soil

Size: To 1 foot tall and 2 feet wide

Zones: 6-8



  • Chrysanthemum


Create some fireworks in your fall garden with a generous helping of chrysanthemums. These autumn bloomers work just as well in containers as they do in the border. Flowers are available in red, orange, purple, white, and yellow, and vary in size from cute buttonlike blooms to softball-size giants. Chrysanthemums will come back every year, but they have a tendency to die out after a few seasons. That’s why it’s a good idea to plant new chrysanthemums every year.

See Top New Perennials for 2016 , I hope you guys are enjoying your week..


Sources: bah.com

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Our 2015 Vacation in Cyprus










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Salmon Pie Recipe







Hello food lovers, I made this lovely pie today and it tastes delicious. the original recipe has a different filling but I created this using my favorite vegetables that taste great with sea food. This is a nice meal for breastfeeding moms to increase milk supply.

I made two pies as you see in the photos, one that is thicker.. because I like the dough thicker and my hubby likes it thin. I hope you enjoy it!

Pie dough

3 dl flour
150 g butter or margarine
2 tablespoons cold water

Filling

250 g shredded, smoked or cured salmon
Fresh or frozen pieces of:
Cauliflower, green beens, asparagus, kale
* optional quantity 

Topping

3 eggs
2 dl milk
1 dl cream
1 1/2 dl grated cheese
1 tsp salt
1 pinch black pepper

Method 
  • Mix together the flour and butter, add water and form a dough ball, by hand or in a food processor. Wrap it in plastic wrap and let rest in a cool place for about 30 minutes. 
  • Preheat the oven to 225ºC.
  • Roll or press out the dough in a greased baking pan, to be about 24 cm tin . Pre-bake pie crust in about 10 minutes.
  • Cut the salmon into small pieces, shred cauliflower, green beens, asparagus, kale. Divide the salmon and everything else in the pre-baked pie dough.
  • Mix together the eggs, milk, cream, grated cheese and spices. Pour the mix over filling..
  • Bake in middle of oven for about 30 minutes or until the pie is golden.



Tip
Want more seafood feeling so add some peeled Räker or crayfish.




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