Neuhaus celebrates me-time with the new BonBon collection

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Me-time. It’s something we all need, wether we admit it or not. For some, me-time means getting a hot bath whilst reading the newest novel from your favorite author. For others it means watching a show or series by yourself. For me, me-time is enjoying a fine piece of chocolate. I don’t even care where I am; in my car, waiting for the bus, you name it.

Neuhaus – my favorite chocolatier – honors this kind of me-time with its new collection: BonBon. They describe it as

The praline reinvented for on the go

The BonBons come in a handy box with 10 (fits your purse πŸ˜‰ ) or a slightly bigger box with 27 pieces of heaven.

NEUHAUS-BONBON 'SHARING' BOX27open2

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3 Fabulous Brownie Recipes for Chocolate Day

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Tomorrow might be one of my favorite days… Chocolate Day! It’s not the same as my favorite, official, holiday (you know which one that is, don’t you?) but still. If there was a rule that it was okay (when is it not) to eat chocolate all day long, I would definitely obey.

I was dreaming about what to make for Chocolate Day and the answer was quite easy: Brownies! I find Brownies to be the BEST option ever if you’re looking for something that screams chocolate. You can also go for a regular chocolate bar, but where’s the fun in that? If you make brownies however, you have the taste of divinity (and chocolate) AND the smell of divinity (and chocolate)! It makes my house smell so cozy ^^.

To celebrate chocolate Day, I’m sharing 3 fabulous Brownie recipes with you! We’ll go from ‘normal’ to ‘over the top’ πŸ˜‰

Fabulous Brownie Recipes

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Tiramisu Cupcakes

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I’m sharing another Tiramisu recipe today. In Cupcake costume! How cool is that?! πŸ˜‰

My ultimate example when it comes to Cupcakes is Cupcake Jemma from Crumbs & Doilies, UK. I love watching her YouTube video’s and I’m dying to visit the shop whenever I get back to London some day. Hopefully next year.

So I’m guessing you guys can already figure out whose original recipe this is πŸ˜‰

Tiramisu Cupcakes. It’s a Cupcake, with a Tiramisu flavor. It really is as simple as that. The Cupcake has a slight espresso flavor (very subtle) and a yummy espresso filling. That piece of heaven is topped with a smooth mascarpone buttercreme and sprinkled with cocoa powder. Drooling yet?

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Apple Turnovers

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One of my favorite bakery treats are Apple Turnovers! It’s silly but if the Apple Turnovers aren’t good, the bakery isn’t good xD At least for me, that is :p I bet everyone has a special “reference” treat to compare bakeries and to either find them good or not. What’s yours?

These Apple Turnovers are so easy to make, you’ll never have to live a day without them πŸ˜‰

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August Favorites

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It’s the 1st of September. Many of you have seen your kids go to school again. Some may have cried, others may have jumped in the air because now they’ll finally get some rest.

I just went to work today. It’s funny, the 1st of September lost its meaning when I went to college (we started on the 15th of September) but it was only when I got a job that it became truly meaningless to me. Oh wait, it does mean something. More trafic.Β πŸ˜‰

Do you miss that 1st of September?

A new month means a new Favorites! Ready?Β πŸ˜€

August Favs

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Strawberry Gin Tonic with a slice of lime from Botanic & Fruits

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The weather has been crazy around here. Hot. Hot. Hot! Which made the perfect excuse to poor myself a large glass of Gin Tonic πŸ˜‰

On holidays, I found this beautiful bottle of Puerto de Indias Strawberry Gin. I couldn’t resist. I actually always by my booze by the looks… I hear it’s not the best tactic when deciding on wine and other drinks but I’ve never had any bad luck. So far, that is.

I could already imagine it when I was holding that bottle. A strawberry Gin, with some Fever Tree Tonic, strawberries, ice cubes a slice of lime from Botanic & Fruits (more about that later in this post) and a fun straw. Perfect!

Refreshing Strawberry Gin Tonic

 

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No-Bake Tiramisu Cheesecake

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I’m a fan of Tiramisu. It used to be different: I don’t drink coffee, so I always assumed I’d hate Tiramisu since it has coffee in it… Silly, I know. But my eyes opened in time to learn to love this yummy Italian treat. Many people say it’s their favorite dessert and I can’t blame them πŸ™‚

I’ve made Tiramisu Ice Cream before and now I wanted to try a Tiramisu Cheesecake. Oh. My. God. Why haven’t I done this before? It’s heaven. Truly!

Tiramisu Cheesecake Recipe

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Picknick Time with Delio

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One of my favorite Summer activities is having a picknick. I just love sitting down in a park, preferably on a lake or pond, and chill on a soft blanket whilst enjoying some bread and a glass of bubbles… Don’t you?

When I was younger, my parents and I would travel to France and have a picknick every day. We would take the car, stop at a local boulangerie (bakery) for some bread and a dessert and go find a spot to picknick on our way to wherever we wanted to go that day. Oh how I loved those days.

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No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake: The Perfect Summer Treat

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What’s your favorite Summer dessert? Mine must be this Raspberry Cheesecake. It’s sweet, but not too sweet. It has fruit, but not too much πŸ˜‰ And it’s lighter than many of my other desserts. Perfect for Summer or tea time ^^

What’s inside? Nothing but sweetness and ultimate pleasure πŸ˜‰

Raspberry Cheesecake for Summer

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July Favorites 2017

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I do hope your August is going better than mine. Well, I’m talking about the weather. My August started off great. I’ve been co-hosting at Fiesta Friday, made some new and yummy recipes (coming up soon) and I’ve planned some fun trips. So yeah. My August will be great. How about yours?

But that weather though… It feels like Autumn. Nothing but rain here. It’s depressing. Summer came quickly but it looks like it has already dissapeared… I hope the sun comes back soon.

What cheers me up in these dark days you ask? My July Favorites do! I have a yummy list of recipes for you that will make you smile, but mostly make you drool πŸ˜‰

July Favs

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