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‘Beet’ the Winter Blues with this Gorgeous Golden Beet, Blood Orange and Goat Cheese Salad with Citrus Dressing

‘Beet’ the Winter Blues with this Gorgeous Golden Beet, Blood Orange and Goat Cheese Salad with Citrus Dressing

We are now in prime citrus season. February can be a little bleak, so after months of hearty soups and stews, may I suggest you add some color (and vitamin C) into your life with this seasonal salad which has become one my favorite winter dishes.  I created this recipe a couple of […]

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Sweet Potato and Apple Gratin- Ultimate Comfort Food

Sweet Potato and Apple Gratin- Ultimate Comfort Food

This Sweet Potato and Apple Gratin, slow baked in cream and finished with a crunchy topping of breadcrumbs and cheese is a perfect way to start comfort food season. It would also work as a great Thanksgiving side or something to serve with all that […]

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Best Salad Ever! Quinoa Salad

Best Salad Ever! Quinoa Salad

Happy Memorial Day or Bank Holiday, depending on where you are! I hope you are able to celebrate with family and enjoy the holiday. I have just done a live cooking webinar for Hayvn Halftime, and wanted to share the link with you. Check out […]

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Easy French Provençal Summer Vegetable Tian with Herbed Breadcrumbs

Easy French Provençal Summer Vegetable Tian with Herbed Breadcrumbs

I am going to introduce you to my version of a Provençal Summer Vegetable Tian. Super easy, healthy, seasonal and incredibly impressive! So, if you are suspecting there might be something FRENCH in the name, you would be absolutely correct. But what exactly is a […]

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25 things I will miss about Copenhagen!

25 things I will miss about Copenhagen!

Just in case you have not seen my Facebook or Instagram recently, I am back in Darien, Connecticut. It all happened a little suddenly. One minute we are living in the center of one of Europe’s coolest cities, and the next we are back home […]

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Istanbul

Istanbul

One the most fabulous things about living in Copenhagen is all the ‘places you can go’, and how quickly you can travel to somewhere completely different. A few weeks ago, we went to Istanbul, where East meets West, a city of Turkish Baths, Turkish Delight […]

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Welcome Group Consulting

Welcome Group Consulting

For my subscribers in Denmark!! 10% off Spouse Connect from Welcome Group Consulting My fabulous friend, Karey-Anne Duevang of Welcome Group Consulting, is offering a 10% discount to anyone who signs up for their new Spouse Connect courses launching on 12 November.  Use the code abfab10 […]

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More things we Love (so soon)

More things we Love (so soon)

As I am sending out an addendum to September’s Newsletter anyway thought I would share where to find the best pumpkins. And the winner is Trader Joe’s. They have the most amazing fantasy pumpkins at a bargain price of $6.99, and it was all I […]

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B.B.’s Asian Slaw

B.B.’s Asian Slaw

My neighbor BB very kindly invited me to play bridge at her house this summer with some of her bridge crew. Afterwards she served us supper and introduced me to this delicious asian slaw.  She suggested serving it with some cooked chicken, pork or shrimp. […]

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Christmas Tea at the DCA

Christmas Tea at the DCA

CHRISTMAS TEA Christmas Tea Thursday, December 4th 11:30am – 3:00pm (2:00pm last booking) $20 DCA members, $25 public Happy holidays! We’re delighted to once again offer a traditional British Christmas Afternoon Tea, catered by Carolyn’s Absolutely Fabulous Events. With views of the formal garden, come […]

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Plant Sale Tea May 2014

Plant Sale Tea May 2014

Upcoming teas at the Darien Community Association Future Afternoon Tea dates are below. “Plant Sale Tea” – Friday, May 9th, 11:00am – 3:00pm (last booking 2:00pm) Every year the DCA greenhouse group, of which I am a member, holds a fabulous plant sale, selling perennials, annuals and […]

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