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Chocolate Intense by Odette Cuisine

9 June, 2017

My name is Odette Olavarri. I am Mexican with Spanish and French heritage: I am condemned to good eating. My kitchen is probably where I spend most of my time, and I hope it stays like that for the rest of my days. It used to be a hobby, but since I had the chance to study at Cordon Bleu and working at Bakea restaurant in México city, being in my kitchen is like being in a laboratory. I am…

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Eat & Drink Table Setting

Kipling Breakfast Setting

23 May, 2017

  For this breakfast setting we were inspired by Mexican textiles. It was hosted by Mariangeles Reygadas, fashion editor of L'Officiel Mexico, and director of Fundación León VIII, a non profit organization that supports Mexican women from Chiapas and their beautiful work. The event was held to launch their collaboration with Kipling Mexico, whose bags were hand embroidered by the artisans, and will be sold in stores around the country. The profits will all go to Fundación León VIII. We chose…

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Eat & Drink Table Setting

Tropical Table Setting

16 May, 2017

Refined tropical decor is very much in trend and achieved easily. Ideal for a summer lunch party, this concept can be put together  using a large variety of plants and complimenting with different colors. In this case, the yellow accents bring out some highlights to the whole setting. Large leaves like Monstera deliciosa or wide ferns can be used as placemats, this way you don't need a large stock of table linens. Use cristal plates to show the greens underneath. For…

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Tomato Mozzarella Puff Pastry recipe

2 May, 2017

Ingredients: Puff Pastry Mozzarella Tomatoes 1 Egg Basil Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt Pepper Puff Pastry: Stretch out puff pastry with rolling pin Cut 15 x 15 cm squares and 1 cm wide strips Use a brush to paste the strips with egg on edges of the squares and varnish them Add slices of mozzarella and tomatoes and pour basil dressing Place in oven at a high temperature until pastry rises and browns, and mozzarella melts Basil Dressing Mix in blender basil…

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Spicy Cucumber Cocktail Recipe

16 April, 2017

Spicy Cucumber Cocktail Recipe A fresh and original drink, perfect for a lunch party in spring! You will need: 8 Cucumbers 3 cups of water Lime juice 1 Serrano Chile without seeds A pinch of grain salt 1 cup of tequila 1 Tree chili for decoration Peel cucumbers and mix in blender with water, lime juice and a serrano chile without seeds (otherwise it will be too spicy). Add a pinch of salt and a cup of tequila. Pour in a…

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Crafts Eat & Drink

How to make Lavender Ice Pops

12 February, 2017
Lavender Ice Pops. Sutil Fine Crats by Miren de Abiega

Lavender ice pops are very easy to make. With only molds, water and flowers, you can serve pretty drinks for an outdoors brunch. I chose lavender, but there are many options of small flowers and plants you can use. * Remember to wash and disinfect them before you start. 1. Place flower in mold 2. Fill with water (up to fill line) 3. Freeze overnight. 4. Serve with sparkling water, lemonade, cocktails, white or rosé wine. You can also add…

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Animal Cupcakes

5 February, 2017

  Toy animal figures are great for decorating birthday cakes or cupcakes; ideal for parties or baby showers. I bought these blueberry cupcakes with frosting and placed all kinds of animals on them. You can choose a theme (safari, marine, woodland, jungle, farm, arctic…), a kind of animal (bears, rabbits, whales…) or as I did to have more range, a color palette. Animal figures are easy to find in local toy stores or online on websites like amazon. Dusty Miller foliage for your arrangements gives the whole place…

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