Cinnamon buns or Kanelbulle, the taste of Sweden! Ever since my first stay in Stockholm, this has been my favourite pastry. They are super simple to make and the perfect addition to your weekend breakfast. They are also a staple of a proper Swedish ‘Fika’. But, to be honest, they are good any time of the day.
Don’t worry, I have not intention to turn this into a beauty blog. But whilst cleaning out my bathroom drawer, I thought it would be fun to talk a little bit about my skin care routine and show you my favourite skin care products.
The alarm clock goes off at 6:30 every morning. On a perfect morning, after a little bit of snooze and cuddles with the cat, I will get up with enough time on my hands to dedicate to three things that set the tone for the rest of the day.
Oh, the pleasure of reading! My plan for this year is to read more books that I haven’t gotten around to reading yet, as well as some books I started but never finished. Find my 2017 reading list in the post.
A walk through Zurich’s old botanical garden. I just love how nature transforms throughout the year and how plants are a thing of beauty even in the midst of winter.
The ever brilliant Charlotte Schreiber has just launched a Kickstarter Campaign to publish the photos documenting her 44 day journey through Japan in a beautiful book. I have been waiting for these news ever since she posted a sneak preview of the book on Instagram and I really hope it will become reality.
Homemade granola has become a staple in my cupboard. It’s super simple and you can experiment with ingredients to your liking. Find my favorite recipe for homemade granola in this post.
I made quite a few attempts on this review of 2016, but in the end, I decided that instead of giving you a wrap up of the past 12 months with all their ups and downs, I want to focus on the positive stuff. I tried to find one highlight for each month of 2016 that made a lasting impact on me.
I went for a walk in the woods today. I wanted to go looking for some fir cones for our Christmas decorations. I came home empty handed but encountered the most beautiful scenery. Fortunately, I had brought my camera.
Learn how to bake the best Christmas cookies in the world with my grandmother’s Spekulatius recipe.
Red, gold, faded greens and lots of yellow – the end autumn brings out the most beautiful colours. What a grand finale before we enter that monochromatic season called winter. Find some pictures in the post and a playlist with my personal late-autumn soundtrack on Spotify.
Kinosaki Onsen is an Onsen Town located approximately 2.5 hours from Kyoto by train. The town offers seven onsen – natural hot springs – and many beautiful Ryokan. Find some impressions from Kinosaki Onsen, plus some information about Japanese onsen culture in the post.
These two winter drinks are not only delicious, they are also really easy to make. While the Hot Toddy is great for a calm evening on the sofa, the Glühwein is perfect for serving at a gathering with friends or family.
The Negroni is a classic Aperitivo from Italy. There are plenty of variations of the drink; from the Americano to the Negroni Sbagliato. Here is the recipe for the classic version using Campari, gin, and sweet vermouth.