Ma Madeleine de Proust…

A “madeleine” is a delicious small French cake. It’s also about bringing back childhood memories… When I was a child every summer, my grandmother cooked some homemade jam with the fruit she grew up in her garden…cherries, strawberries, blackcurrant, rhubarb, currants or those we picked up in the wild like blueberries and raspberries, or those that we less romantically  […]

my inspirations for a beautiful summer….

A few weeks ago, my lovely husband and I  escaped  for a few days to Sicily without the little monster….. Syracuse is probably the most beautiful place on earth!!!!!  A longing for Italy has remained in my mind ever since(which never totally leaves me anyway…) Those were some amazingly romantic days……but I’m looking forward to […]

A little Bit Like a Springtime Christmas….

The eggs were painted, the Easter tree decorated, bunnies everywhere and after nearly one week of preparation the little Monster was determined to start the eggs chase in the garden despite the poor weather…                                   Not to scare the Easter Bunny away, Little Monster wouldn’t be caught without his rabbit ears and moustache. Here […]