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Dark chocolate & hazelnut cake, a birthday cake

Most people who know my dad would find it terrible hard to buy him a gift. He’s just one of those who has everything he needs and no desire for extravagance. However, there are few things that he loves unreservedly … Continue reading

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South Korea Part II: Jeju-do

I’ve spent three days on Jeju-do (Jeju island) and I’m really glad that I did because it’s truly magnificent. Jeju-do is like the Eden of South Korea – pristine air and waters, beautiful landscapes and wholesome produce. It’s hard not … Continue reading


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South Korea Part I: Seoul

*26.07.12 Updated with more photos! Stay tuned for South Korea Part II write up on Jeju island. My earliest memories of South Korea were blurry and in all honestly, not good at all. All I can recollect is the very … Continue reading

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Chocolate lavender tart

It is just a day to Valentine’s day. I don’t really give any special meaning to a commercial day as such and I don’t expect a big bouquet of flowers or a big present from J. I think that the … Continue reading

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Let me have my cake (walnuts) and eat it (them) too!

Just received these roasted Chinese walnuts from a friend in China. I was ecstatic! One thing you should know about me: I love nuts (of all kinds, except peanuts). These roasted Chinese walnuts are truly exceptional – the roasted, toasty … Continue reading

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