Flowers in season

    FLOWRSBYPICNIQUETTE: HELLEBORUS, between winter and spring

    March 5, 2017
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    ¡ #FLOWRSBYPICNIQUETTE is back!

    FLOWRS, a nice workshop dedicated to flowers and plants hidden in the madrilenian Antón Martín Market,  every first friday of the month, picks for Picniquette’s blog a flower in season to help us discover new beauties to display in our pots! This month the star is a delicate winter flower I never heard of before: Helleborus, in season when during winter holidays and the first glimpse of spring!

    If you missed the previous entries (here the full recap) Leticia, the florist behind FLOWRS project, every month gives me a beautiful floral arrangement to shoot with and post in my blog. I am so happy to participate in this project & spread the word about natural beauties, following season by season, the mutant palette of colors of nature.

    Nice to meet you:  Helleborus!

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    Helleborus has for me such a decadent “winterish” presence I immediately fell in love with. The species has a lot of colors variety, from white, to ombre pink palette to intense dark red, close to  a quite dramatic black. Displaying just a few stems in a medium high pot is enough to create a beautiful effect, to light up your work corner or a coffee table. We picked one of the beautiful pots we found at Flowrs shop and I really like the resulting combo: pure white pot with delicate texture pale ombre of Helleborus petals.

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    Flowers in season

    FLOWERSBYPICNIQUETTE: MIMOSAS

    ¡ #FLOWRSBYPICNIQUETTE is back! Picniquette and FLOWRS* have been taking you for a walk (you can see  here all the previous posts) through the amazing world of the flowers in season every month and FEBRUARY cannot be…

    February 6, 2017
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    Zerowaste Kitchen Fall

    PUMPKIN GNOCCHI •UPCYCLED•

    * This post originally appeared here, in collaboration with Hervidero de Ideas a spanish platform dedicated to sustainability and ethical consumption.  Besides being since nearly a decade a passionate home cook and a photographer -with a mouth…

    November 29, 2016
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    Vegedario

    Veggies Diaries: pomegranates in the kitchen

    October starts today and it’s time to write down a few lines of what I started to call at some point of this blog “my veggies diaries”, my online kind of quick recipes collection, where I…

    October 1, 2016
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    Summer

    “Sobrassada & prunes” cake

    I am lucky enough to live in this small village near the sea but, let’s specify, I really cant’see the sea from my window or after crossing the street. But the sea it is really there, I…

    September 6, 2016
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    Vegedario

    VEGGIESDIARIES: september plums in the kitchen

    Hello Picniquetters! This August we have not seen much around here, isn’t it? I am coming back right today to cheer you up, classic first day of depression after holidays, first day of September, with some quick…

    August 31, 2016
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    Flowers in season

    FLOWRSBYPICNIQUETTE: HORTENSIA

    ¡Flowrs by Picniquette is back! Through summertime season I will keep enjoying my new life on the island as much as I can and stop traveling, if it’s not for work. During my last…

    July 10, 2016
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    Vegedario

    Veggies diaries: refreshing cucumbers

    This year summer started bold&strong here in Spain: I am writing from Madrid right now, it’s early in the morning and the heat is already so “overwhelming” that I really wish to write this…

    July 1, 2016
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    Flowers in season

    FLOWRS BY PICNIQUETTE: RANUNCULUS

    ¡ #FLOWRSBYPICNIQUETTE is back! Picniquette & FLOWRS* also in  2015 will continue our trip in the world of flowers! FLOWRS & I decided to dedicate this technically quite grey month to the beautiful and bright RANUNCULUS.  Ranunculus work…

    January 9, 2016
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    Fall

    Apple & persimmon bites

    All through this fall on my Pinterest wall started to pop-up a lot of versions of the same totally nice-looking recipe of puff pastry & apples gently shaped in form of tiny roses (and a…

    November 10, 2015