Archive | January, 2007

ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining | January 31, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Sophie Conran’s Table and Serving ware collection gets bigger

Sophie Conran’s Table and Serving ware collection gets bigger

As stated in the January edition of the Gifts and Table wares Magazine, the casual luxury trend is growing even more. These days, people like to buy things / collections that could be dressed up or down. This is what casual luxury is all about. People want more luxury in their everyday life. In the [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | January 30, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

The Newsweek’s interview with the edgy baker Duff Goldman

The Newsweek’s interview with the edgy baker Duff Goldman

Follow up news: If you do not know the guy behind the Ace of Cakes TV show, you will learn a thing or two. Look at the Tim Burton inspired cake installation. Link: January 19, 2007 Newsweek interview with Duff Goldman

CAKES + desserts, ENTERTAINING | January 29, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Ace of Cakes, the edgy side of cake decorating

Ace of Cakes, the edgy side of cake decorating

A new show on Food TV Canada that started earlier this month is the American series Ace of cakes. By shaping cakes with drill saws and blow torches and staffing his bakery with fellow rock musicians, Duff Goldman is not your typical baker is an excerpt from FoodTV.ca show synopsis. You know first hand that [...]

ENTERTAINING, EVERYDAY entertaining | January 27, 2007 | by Kim Vallee

Quick and delicious recipes for your next cocktail party

Quick and delicious recipes for your next cocktail party

Throwing a cocktail party can seem a lot of work. After all, you need to serve on average 4 to 5 kinds of canapés. And you need 6 to 8 pieces per person for a 2-hour event, the amount of work adds up quickly. I got a few books on canapés and hors d’oeuvres at home. [...]

MEDIA buzz, REVIEWS

January 27, 2007 | by Kim

Welcome to my blog

my blog about entertaining at home and stylish living

I am glad to start a new blog in English. I have produced a blog in French, my mother language, since 2005. [...]

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