0 In Greece/ Travel

Lounging in Mykonos

Much as I adore Santorini, there was something really vibrant about Mykonos that was unlike any other place I have been. If Santorini is famous for its Cycladic stone houses, Mykonos was striking for its stone pathways, pastel coloured doors, beaches and cultivated atmosphere. If you’re spending a few good days in Mykonos, I suggest rent a car or an ATV to get around. Much as its terrain is flatter than Santorini, there are still some places which are located uphill. Most…

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Santorini

Santorini was a different story altogether. Having come from Athens, I was blown away by the spectacular scene of the landscape that dawned on me. It was breathtaking! Staying in Santorini for three full days, we felt it essential to thoroughly plan our itinerary. If you plan well, you’ll find that there are so many great things you can do in the island but of course, make sure to take the time to just lounge and rest. That is what…

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Athens

I’m unpacking photos from Greece reminding myself of the breezy Aegean sea and the beautiful Cycladic white stone houses. I already miss it just by thinking about it! Considering the fact that I just started my second trimester when we went to Greece, it was a pretty tiring trip yet altogether really special and fun having been able to spend 11 days touring Athens, Santorini and Mykonos. Our first stop was Athens staying around the Plaka district which turned out…

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0 In Lifestyle/ Thoughts

I’m going to become a mama!

Hi everyone! I have been quiet for some time as it has been a fairly challenging year for me- all good and exciting challenges though! First off, I am so excited to share that I am going to become a mama! I’m still in a daze realizing that I have a tiny human being growing inside me even with my growing baby bump! At present, I am a week away from my seventh month of pregnancy and I have about…

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Classic French Vinaigrette

I cannot begin to explain how wonderful French dressing is.  Out of all the salad dressings out there, I find this beauty to have the simplest ingredients yet arguably, the most delicious flavours combined. The sharp and strong dijon mustard pairs wonderful with the tart flavours of the vinegar and pickled shallots all wrapped nicely in a fresh coat of olive oil. It is absolutely delicious! I love this recipe of French vinaigrette by David Leibovitz and found it to be one…

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Pear Tarte Tatin

Well hello 2016! Can I be any more late with my greeting? A lot has taken place (mostly school work) that has taken so much of my time and I absolutely apologize! Let me begin this apology by offering you some of this beautiful Pear Tarte Tatin. I just can’t seem to get France out of my mind since coming back from our summer vacation in Côte d’Azur and honestly, what better way to reminisce than to whip up some classic…

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Roasted garlic mashed potatoes

Mashed potatoes is, perhaps, one of the easiest dishes to make. It is one of those dishes that one can ultimately prepare anywhere and anytime. It makes for a great side dish or a wonderful addition to a potluck. Now, I repeat, this is ultimately easy and very forgiving. You may practically add anything to your liking to enhance this dish. For this recipe, I picked to elevate my mashed potatoes with roasted garlic. It enhances the taste of the dish without overpowering…

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Creamy squash and apple soup

This soup is one of those dishes that one must absolutely make as soon as the Fall season hits. Not only is it easy to make, it is ultimately warming and perfect to have for the cold weather. It becomes even better when this beauty gets laced with a variety of creamy tart and spicy flavours making it a creamy squash and apple soup. I used butternut squash for my variation because I love the sweet nutty flavour it brings to the soup.…

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