Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Mor is visiting

Mor is visiting and we are having risotto :-)  


The lamp is up!

Ronny and Bjørhild came to visit and Ronny was kind enough to help me hang up the Foscarini Le Soleil lamp - it looks great over the staircase!


Saturday, February 23, 2013

Friday, February 22, 2013

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Jogging - in daylight!



Jogging in daylight for the first time in ages! It gives a certain spring feeling but it was only 3 degrees so it was pretty freezing!

Sunday, February 17, 2013

At Ostehuset with mum

Trying to give mum Instagram lesson during lunch :-)

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Three course dinner at home



Tonight's culinary adventure with@nikkimooki - to start with a carrot soup with a twist of ginger and topped with pancetta. The main dish was duck confit with parsnip purée and mushrooms and for dessert a not so perfect apple crumble

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Valentine breakfast

Valentine breakfast with my one and only valentine @nikkimooki - it was basically a full English breakfast :-)


Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Trying out a new apple crumble

Ok, so I guess the salmon earlier on was not filling enough :-) Well ,@nikkimooki deserved a snack after working out today and it is always fun to try out new products - even if I'm not a fan of ready@to bake products. But this apple crumble was actually quite good - and the custard was homemade ;-)


Monday, February 11, 2013

Review of Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

I have written a bit about lunch at "Dinner by Heston Blumenthal" on my blog http://gardkarlsen.com/blog/?p=1571 - it was a great lunch and I would love to visit the restaurant again in the future :-)


Sunday, February 10, 2013

Happy Mother's Day :-)

Saffron risotto and duck confit

Trying a new combination tonight : duck confit and saffron risotto or risotto alla Milanese :-)

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Bo is back in town

My brother in law is back in town - he caught the Norwegian bug I guess and can't stay away :-)

Friday, February 8, 2013

Home alone cooking

Cooking by myself as is traveling with the girls. So I'm going for some red meat with pancetta and I'll steam some veggies to have on the side :-)

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Dinner with Cyril


Having dinner at Allegro with Cyril. Soup with scallops, penne with tomato sauce and tiramisu :-)

Rock fence has been fixed

Our rock fence has been fixed!

Time for a new passport

Time for a new passport - my old one is so worn out that you can't really tell where I'm from anymore - and I have run out of empty pages!

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Dinner at Fisketorget

Date with Nikki - enjoying some fish at Fisketorget

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Making risotto



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"Making risotto tonight. Thank you @nikkimooki for helping out :-) I got a small box of porcini in London and together with pancetta you get a wonderful risotto :-) #risotto #porcini #pancetta #food #foodporn #parmesan "

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Making lamb rack



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"Just staying home and relaxing tonight. Thanks to Sasha ( @smdv ) for inspiration : we are having lamb carre with parsnip pure We are also having some Manchego and salami Napoli as a starter :-) #redwine #wine #crianza #lamb #parsnip #manchego #cheese #salami"

We have bought a Libratone Live



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"We have bought a Libratone Live - so we are filling the home with some colors and sound :-) #libratone #hifiklubben #technology #airplay"
(taken at Grannestunet)

Spinning time



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"Soaking wet after a spinning session with @nikkimooki :-) it is hard work - especially when you've enjoyed some cava and red wine the night before ;-) #spinning #sports #workout #sats #nike #justdoit #stavanger #gardkarlsen"
(taken at SATS Stavanger)

Friday, February 1, 2013

Tasting wine and eating tapas at the new Haciendas club



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"Tasting wine and eating tapas at the new Haciendas club in Stavanger #wine #tapas #stavanger #finallyfriday @smdv @nikkimooki "

A truck driver torpedoed our fence!



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"A truck driver torpedoed our fence outside the house - I'm not surprised as there has been a lot of traffic to the construction area next door. "
(taken at Grannestunet)

My breakfast



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"As my sister @miekarlsen is showing her breakfast , I'll show you mine :-) Today I'm having oats topped with various nuts and seeds topped with a banana. #breakfast #frokost #oats #porridge #havregrøt #banana #goodmorning"
(taken at Grannestunet)