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Canton Creation

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Drinks

A recommendation for a refreshing cocktail sent to me by Summer and Christoph from HongKong. To prepare it you need ice cubes ginger liqueur (Domaine de Canton) champagne sliced strawberry Best when enjoyed during sunset in a home overlooking the South Chinese Sea. Related Posts:pictures from my recent trip to Hongkongmatcha and strawberry tartHello Summer? Is it you?David's sorbet and Kelly's rickshawhomemade coconut milk and a book recommendationapple tart: puff pastry and home-grown apples

summer 2017 booklist

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  Meine geniale Freundin Elena Ferrante Die Geschichte eines neuen Namens Elena Ferrante The Secret Life of Colour Kassia St Clair the Airbnb story Leigh Gallagher Die Angst, das Risiko und die Liebe Omer Meir Wellber JFK   Staatsstreich in Amerika Mathias Bröckers Alexander von Humboldt und die Entdeckung der Natur Andrea Wulf Kew Gardens  Das Kochbuch Royal Botanic Gardens Kew The Nix Nathan Hill Nights at the Circus Angela Carter   Related Posts:Herz und Nieren vom […]

my summer 2016 booklist

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A Little Book of Language David Crystal food for thought Phillip Day Ein Leben mehr Jocelyne Saucier Der Pfau Isabel Bogdan The Power of Glamour Virginia Postrel Die Auferstehung Karl-Heinz Ott Selbstporträt Helene Beltracchi und Wolfgang Beltracchi 11/22/63 Stephen King photo by Casey Ho Related Posts:Herz und Nieren vom RehKochen für Skeptikerwinter booklistKochen für Skeptiker IIsummer 2017 booklistGreen smoothie fever

weekend links

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A hundred brilliant colour combinations on Canva’s design school Watch this wonderful documentary about maestro Gennady Rozhdestvenky’s very special art of conducting an orchestra 6 stress-free habits of women who look better longer 17  free print templates for Lightroom Oikos Nannion by Elous Telma. A captivating thriller on marine biology released in chapters. Elous Telma is a Greek scientist who spends some of his leisure time writing for pleasure and relaxation.   Related Posts:smoothie and raw food combination tips!raspberry […]

essential oils I wouldn’t like to live without

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Tea Tree Essential Oil Melaleuca Alternifolia is a potent antimicrobial agent.  Because of its ability to kill off bad bacteria and at the same time soothe inflamed skin, tea tree oil is perfect for gum and tooth care. After brushing my teeth I usually rub a drop into my gums and teeth. It also heals and soothes insect bites.   Cloves Essential Oil Cloves essential oil is very powerful. Cloves are one of the highest valued antioxidants. […]

travel essentials

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I never load my suitcase to the top and I detest to have to deal with heavy hand luggage . To be honest I don’t like hand luggage at all. Wherever I travel I love to only carry a handbag. Over the time a few items crystallized to be my travel essentials: besides the necessary money, phone, passport they are: my travel camera a thrilling paperback a soft woolen scarf good quality noise-cancelling headphones Grown Alchemist Hydra-Mist Elizabeth […]

turquoise

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Lately I have been attracted by the blue and turquoise hues. They pop up everywhere -sometimes in very small amounts, sometimes in unexpected places-  waiting to be caught by my camera. Related Posts:Blue Champagneon paintingbig snow, 3 boars and a simple beetroot saladweekend linksRussell James' Mexican tomato souppotatoes in pink & purple, best together with Gremolata

weekend links

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Russell James, the raw chef, shows  how to prepare a chia seed porridge. Don’t miss this beautiful and informative film about yoga. Christmas time is cooking time; maybe these cooking techniques on nytimes video will come in handy. Do you love Tom Ka Soup as much as me?  Here’s step-by-step how to prepare  the most delicious vegan Tom Ka Soup. Just skyped with my daughter Vik  “Oh, you are posting weekend links?  You MUST post this video. […]