Turrón (my own way)

I love Spanish traditional Christmas sweets. Polvorones and turrones have been my weakness during the past three years. However, I wanted to try to make my own turrón this year since I’m no longer living in Madrid. I’ve been reading a lot of recipes but they all have a lot of sugar. As my stomach … Continue reading

Peanut Butter & Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

Today I had my last French conversation class of the year. Actually, I don’t think I’ve told you I’m in French classes, but I am!  I joined the American Women Club in Luxembourg a month ago and it has been great! They offer a lot of activities and I have been dusting off the French … Continue reading

Raw or Roasted Almond Butter?

I know. I’m being a bit repetitive with nut butters, but I just discovered roasted almond butter! I also discovered that I love to roast nuts. The smell coming out from the oven while roasting almonds is fantastic! I wish my house could smell like that all the time! But is it possible? I guess … Continue reading

Cold-easy-cooking – Mode On

Even though I’ve been chilling with some days of less hot weather, I’m still in the cold-easy-cooking mode. My love for oatmeal  is pretty obvious and it has become bigger and bigger since I live in four-season weathers.  If I eat oatmeal in summer, I literaly start to sweat as soon as I taste the … Continue reading

Nuts About Nut Butters

Earlier this week, I decided to get some nuts from the supermarket to make different nut butters and show them to you. Despite my (almost) unconditional love for hazelnuts, I grabbed macadamias, almonds, peanuts and cashews. I didn’t make hazelnut butter because I don’t find it fascinating enough and it’s too much work to peel … Continue reading