drakakoe's love for food

Friday, January 06, 2006

blogging by mail

let's see

this has been quite a busy week

I started a new painting (picture on my craftblog)and send the euro blogging parcel
Yesterday I received a candy swap parcel!

all the things that were in there,yummie,last night we watch the narnia movie and ate half of the contents! hahahaha

there were cowtails....babyruths,tootsierolls and pops and lots more....

more to come!

Sunday, December 11, 2005

bbm 3 packages


yippie! my sent package has arrived AND my package came in thursday

a huge box and when i opened it there was a lot of wrapping paper and plastic

every package was tied with a ribbon and the contents WOW

here are some pic's and the explaination



in every package was a little note explaining what en why

the note in this box said;sandra(the sender)left chocolates on the doorstep for father christmas when she was young the blue ones are chocolate from cadbury and my son just adores them he ate 2 of them already the rest is for me ;)

the red ones are cherry coconut bars weird but very tasty,I ate one and so did the little boy we both liked them!

the yellow are chocolates with fluid caramel my son and i split one,I'm addicted already!

the little can (little blurry) are mulling spices (haven't tried them yet,saving it for xmas)

then there was a xmas card

the martha stewart cookie xmas magazine (LOVE IT)

and some interesting caramel chocolates with salt on top.....we tried 3 allready (I ate 2 and my hubbie ate one,he didn't like it,I did)

oh and there was a box with home made citrus-pistacio cookies! yummie(there allready gone)




in here was a note explaining that she got a teatowel and a cookiecutter from her dad every xmas
it was the most lovely copper cutter (we don't have that her) I LOVE IT!!!









then sandra sent xmas pasta in love tree shapes
these are going to be my son's cause he loves weird shapes in his food

and last but certainly not least the prettiest xmas ornament ever,this one is going to go in my son's own tree,we buy 2 or 3 ornaments every year for his own tree

well,as you have read almost the whole package is going to my little boy!and I just think it's very cute that he loves the contents even more then me!

Sandra again thank you so much!

And cathy thanks for hosting!

Saturday, November 26, 2005

bbm 3

really weird......i've sent my BBM3 package the 14th and it should be there where it should be between 8 and 10 days....

now it's the 26 so day 12! and nothing so far

hope it already has arrived and that ........ just didn't blog it yet


update soon i hope

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

drakakoe's love for food

little bit of news from me

i know where my bbm3 package has to be sent to

one hint;it isn't going to the USA........

i'm really excited where my package is coming from


just a little waiting.......


bye

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Blogging by Mail 3

http://mylittlekitchen.blogspot.com/2005/10/blogging-by-mail-3-home-for-holidays.html

As you can see.... I signed up for the Blogging by Mail cycle

Came up with the bestest,yummiest stuff that we have regularly with any holiday....and that can be sent to werever it has to go.......

To stay a little with the subject;

Here is a recipe I would have made if it would have been real autumny instead of almost-summer

to explain;....it's 20 degrees right here.the sun is shining,not a cloud in the sky.....normally this time of the year it would have been;....raining cats and dogs,leaves falling,and 'bout 10 degrees

to compare;summer is 30 degrees tops,most of the time it hovers between 20 and 25
I hate summer.......(love the tan i get on the end though)i get really extra crispy,burnt so bad that you can peal my skin right off,i just want to be tanned :( NOT lobstertanned though

All i have right now is........ENJOY!


Dutch pea soup (erwtensoep)

Ingredients:
2 cups split green peas, 3 qt. cold watter, 1 pig’s trotter, 1 pig’s ear, 1 cup bacon squares, 4 Frankfurters, 1 lb. Potatoes, 4 tbsp. salt, 1 celerac, 1 bunch celery-green, 2 leeks, 2 onions, salt.
Preparations:
Wash the peas, soak for 12 hours (unless you use quick cooking peas) and boil gently in the water. Cook in this liquid the trotter and add the ear and the bacon for one hour. Add the sliced potatoes, salt diced celeriac, cut up leeks and celery leaves and cook untill everything is done and the soup is smooth and thick. Add the Frankfurters for the last 10 minutes. The longer the soup simmers the better the taste. Three hours is the usual time in Holland. The soup gets so thick when it cools that it can be cut the next day. The next day the soup tasts even better. That is why is made in such big quantities.If the soup can't even be stirred the next day add just a bitt water.....but remember you have to be able to keep a spoon right up standing in it....

lovely with ryebread and smoked bacon




Tuesday, October 11, 2005

well here i am

Owner of my very own little Blog
First,let's explain a little 'bout me;My actual name is Lisette wich is a short for Elisabeth.No I don't like that name,but my grandmother named me like her 'cause my mother wanted to name me Maria.....my aunt's name was Elisabeth and so was my grandmothers.....and there were a lot of those before us.....we tracked back until the 1800's......That Elisabeth was a nurse/nun in the Bronovo Hospital in The Hague....the same hospital as were our princesses were born in 2003 and 2005!

I'm 25(since june 6th)and live in the Netherlands...yes exactly......Europe.Also it happens to be so that I live within 15 Kilometres from our capital,Amsterdam.

I'm living here with love of my life;Danny and my little boy,Quinten.He had his 2nd birthday 3 months ago.He has quite some energy.And i love every minute.

let's see........my hobbies ehm........

reading.......movies.......cooking,baking etc........crafting stuff........

some keywords........cows.......disney......wicca.......chocolate.......books........fairytales.....food in general.......eating(explains all those extra pounds i'm taking along)

dislikes;cheese....dishonesty....cheese....moodswings.......cheese.......diets........hmm did i say i don't like cheese(any kind)

and last but not least i'm gonna explain my nickname........

Once upon a time.........
there was a little vampire,he was oh so hungry,if he didn't get something to feast upon......well he'd eat anything,...........

And there she was......the loveliest brown hair.........big dark eyes.........long eyelashes.......waggling tail.........A COW........

well...to make the story short......the vampire took her blood and she became......................Drakakoe.............the blooddrinking cow....:)

i've had this nick for some years now......12 to be exact and still using it..............although for anyone out of the netherlands it's sometimes a bit difficult to remember....

for now......

byebye see ya soon

lisette