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2013 in review

In Uncategorized on January 2, 2014 at 13:22

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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2012 in review

In Uncategorized on January 1, 2013 at 10:24

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 14,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 3 Film Festivals

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My kitchen, Oh my kitchen…

In Uncategorized on July 26, 2012 at 21:42

I miss having a kitchen… and I miss my blog..! But soon… soon… there will be a kitchen again, and amazing scents escaping it, and consequently pictures and recipes once again will find their way to silverspoonsandplasticforks…

Until then… Toodeloo!

Espresso martini(s)

In Coctails, Uncategorized on March 22, 2012 at 22:38

After travelling to Singapore and Bali for about a week and a half I have a ton of food pictures (and a nice catch of menus). And pictures of the food will follow, but let me just give you an appetizer (or should I say aperitif?): the coctail of all coctails – The Espresso Martini.

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2011 in review – thanks for visiting!

In Uncategorized on January 3, 2012 at 22:41

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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2 x success cake (suksesskake)

In Cakes and pies, Sweets, Uncategorized on May 6, 2011 at 22:02

This lovely, yellow half cake / half confectionery (with no food colorings) is actually called “suksesskake” in Norwegian. I don´t know that this cake has a name in English, Google sure didn´t provide me with any – so let´s just do a quick and dirty translation and call it a success cake. Agreed?

This recipe yields two cakes, and it is perfect for freezing. Pure genious, I tell ya!

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2010 in review – thanks everyone for visiting my blog last year!

In Uncategorized on January 3, 2011 at 23:11

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 4,000 times in 2010. That’s about 10 full 747s.

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Weekend steak dinner, on a weekday

In Beef, Big dishes, Main courses, Meat, Rosemary, Uncategorized on December 21, 2010 at 23:55

Ok, how can I put this? Ehm… ok, I´m just gonna blurt it out. I don´t always make everything from scratch! Phew, I feel better now (just don´t tell anyone, all right?).

This post demonstrates how to make a lovely, healthy gourmet-ish dish; on a busy weekday! And with a little Asian twist.

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