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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Summer Berry Layered Pavlova

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It’s FRI-DAAAAY! I’m always happy when Friday presents itself but especially this one. Becaaauuusseeee I have a fantastic dessert to share with you! That’s why πŸ˜€

I’ve been wanting to make a Pavlova for quite a while now but I never really had the guts to get myself to it. Now I know you don’t need guts. At all. This Pavlova recipe is easy and delicious. My favorite combo. Oh and it looks absolutely amazing, don’t you think.

Summer Berry Layered Pavlova

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Apple Crumble on the BBQ

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I had the honor to be invited to Elckerlijc, the restaurant of Peter De Clerq, last night. For those of you who don’t know him, he’s the BBQ Master of Belgium πŸ˜‰ I thank him, Braun and Lewis PR for the wonderful evening they had planned for us.

Knowing Peter is the King of BBQ, you must know what I’m about to share today, aren’t you? Of course you do. You’ve probably read the title of this blogpost :p

Apple Crumble on the BBQ. An idea I would have never came up with on my own. When I think thought about dessert on the BBQ, I thought of pineapple and banana. But this is far better! Finish it off with some vanilla ice cream and you’ll find yourself in heaven.

Apple Crumble Recipe

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Yummy Stracciatella Ice Cream without ice cream maker

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It’s sunny outside! That calls for some yummy homemade Ice Cream!

Today, we’re making my absolute favorite Ice Cream flavour: Stracciatella! I know, Brownie or Cookie Dough Ice Cream is delicious as well but I really prefer Stracciatella. Australian Ice Cream has the best Stracciatella in my eyes but I did hope this recipe from Koken Op Hakken could live up to it. That way I can make it myself. All Summer long πŸ˜‰

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The perfect Summer Birthday Cake!

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Today is The Boyfriends birthday! I thought this would make the perfect occasion to share this perfect Summer Birthday Cake with you guys. In fact this one is a true classic when it comes to Birthday Cakes. At least where I live πŸ™‚ A very light and spongy cake, lots of whipped cream (there’s also a buttercream version) and fruits. Perfect!

The Perfect Summer Birthday Cake

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3 Fabulous No Bake Cheesecake Recipes to celebrate Summer

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It’s official! Summer is here πŸ˜€ We’ve been waiting for her ever since Winter left the country (did she?) and now she’s here to stay. She has been paying us surprise visits on the weekends but I hope she has a lot planned for us this year.

To celebrate Summer, I have three fantastic No Bake Cheesecake Recipes for you that are super easy to make, perfect on a hot Summer’s day and everyone will love at least one of them. I for one like them all. Of course…

#1: Oreo Cheesecake


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This Smoothie is saying: Summer

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The sun is shining, everybody is so happy and the temperature just calls for sandals!
What do you do? You drink smoothies! Or even better: you MAKE one!

I became a real Smoothie-addict. I have always loved Smoothies but nowadays I think I drink almost a Smoothie a day. Okay, not always homemade ones…
It’s my daily portion of fruit πŸ˜‰

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Summer Pasta

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Today is 21 July. That means it’s Belgian’s National Holiday!

What better way to celebrate than to celebrate with food!
I wanted to go all caloriebombing all over again but have you noticed the weather????
It was SO hot! Odd for me to say, but I actually don’t really feel like eating sweets right now…
Since it’s the National Holiday of Belgium, I thought I should make things we are known for πŸ™‚
But I can’t make my own beer or chocolates… My homemade fries would never live up to the image of the famous Belgian (YES! Belgian) fries…
Oh boy, what a terrible Belgian citizen am I!
So instead, I’m bringing you the PERFECT Summer Pasta! (my mom came up with this :D)Summer pasta
(I know, my knife & fork should be switched, but I always eat like this xD Sorry!)
It is so delicious! And very refreshing actually πŸ˜€
Don’t worry, it’s our National Holiday so in order to be able to enjoy the day, the recipe is very very easy. πŸ˜‰
I’m sure this pasta is perfect for this Holiday so I don’t need to feel guilty ^^
And yes, I am going to eat fries tonight πŸ˜‰Summer pasta3

What do we need:

  • cucumber
  • tomatoes
  • pasta
  • herbs
  • chicory
  • carrots

How to:

Wash and cut all the vegetables.
Cook the pasta.
Mix the vegetables together.
Serve the pasta and add the vegetable-mix.

See, I told you this was easy!

Summer pasta4

I am definitely eating the leftovers tomorrow! This pasta is also great to eat cold πŸ™‚

p.s. I am going to caloriebomb you guys again, soon!

Have a delicious day! ❀
xxx Sarah