Well, we wanted a third one either for May or for June. Well, I am sick not only the morning, but ALL day long, even during the night and my favorite thing to do is sleeping (even during the day). Well, the due day is the 12th of May, the first ultrasound is on the 19th of October. That is it. Now I go to sleep.
Sunday, September 27, 2009
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Parco Sigurtà is a huge garden close to Verona. You can go around by bicycle, by shuttle, on golf carts, on foot and there is a cute train, as well. We chose the bicycle, and took the kids' and Emanuel's with us, and we rented for the others. We went around 20 km!! Teh kids were amazing. They went up the hill, down the hill and didn't complained. We took some rest at the sponge field, had a picnic and got some refreshing water srom the sprinkles.
You haven't heared from us for a while, right? Well, we have been extremely busy. On the 8th of July arrived my aunt Judit with my cousin, Anotnia and they spent 2 weeks with us. We were very busy, we went to Terni, to Florence, to Pisa, to the seashore in Tuscany, we visited a huge botanical garden near to Verona, we ate delicious icecream and we returned to Hungary together. Here is our short Italian tour in pictures:
And finally, a day at the beautiful seashore in Tuscany:
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Croissant, cornetto, brioche, etc. These are my kids' latest favorites. And said that, they are my new passion. I don't want my children to eat all kinds of artificial stuff, so I have been looking for recipes to prepare these real treats. I have found several of them, but please, I beg you: try the flollowing one!! (I found it on an Italian foodblog, and the next one to try will be the croissant.) They are soft, moist, not sweet and not salty, you can eat them with just butter, or jam, or some ham or however you want to! Run in the kitchen and make them!
500 g of flour (if it is possible, use half and half all purpose and cake flour)
150 ml water
20 g fresh yeast
60 g softened butter
40 g lard (or you can use only butter)
30 g sugar
10 g salt
1 egg to put on the top
1. Mix 150 g flour with 90 ml water and the yeast and let it rise for 1 hour.
2. Make a dough with the risen base mixture and all the other ingredients. Knead it for 20 minutes. (I trhew everything in the bread making machine and it made all the work.) Let it rise for 90 minutes.
3. Roll it into a disk on floured surface around 1 cm thick. Cut it into 16 "cake slices". Take a slice and roll it a little bit lenghthwise, then roll it up starting from the wider side.
4. Bend it a little bit to give it a shape and put it on baking paper with the seal down.
5. Let them rise for 50 minutes, brush them with 1 well beaten egg and bake them in preheated oven at 200 °C.
Thursday, June 11, 2009
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