Tuesday, February 7, 2012

 I N  T H E  M O O D  F O R  . . . 

As Valentine's Day is approaching, I thought I'd start a special series called, "In the mood for..." where I will post about a particular theme that is associated with luuuurve. I'm beginning with food as I think it's safe to say that many of us can easily relate to it and hold the belief that the way into one's heart is through one's belly :) What a sweet and satisfying thought! x.

 S P A G H E T T I  B O L O G N E  S E  ( R A G U ) 
 L a d y  a n d  t h e  T r a m p  style. 

What's more romantic than sharing a bowl of spaghetti with the one you adore?

Left to right : Disney's Lady and the Tramp (image via.), The Traveler's Lunchbox's Spaghetti Ragu (image and recipe via.).

 C H O C O L A T E  C A K E 
 B r u c e  B o g t r o t t e r  s t y l e. 

Love comes in many different forms. Think of Bruce Bogtrotter from Roald Dahl's novel, Matilda. The boy loved chocolate cake so much he finished an entire one on his own!

Left to right : Matilda's Bruce Bogtrotter (image via.), Foodess' Moist Chocolate Cake (image and recipe via.).

 I C E - C R E A M 
 A l i  a n d  N o a h  style.

Ice-cream makes the world go round...

Left to right : The Notebook's Ali and Noah (image via.), Evan's Kitchen Ramblings' Really Good Vanilla Bean Ice-Cream (image and recipe via.).

 M A C A R O N S 
 F r e n c h  style. 

Imagine celebrating one of the most romantic days of the year in one of the most romantic cities in the world...

Left to right : The Eiffel Tower, Paris (image via.), Tartelette's Valentine's Day Macarons (image and recipe via.).

 C R O I S S A N T S 
 B r e a k f a s t  a t  T i f f a n y ' s  / 
 B r e a k f a s t  in  B e d  ( c h e e k y! )  style.

Whether you're standing outside the store you love or lying in bed with the one you love, what better way to start the morning than with a warm pastry?

Left to right : The Wandering Girl's Croissants, Paris (image and recipe via.), Jude Law and Ewan McGregor photo shoot (image via.), Breakfast at Tiffany's Holly Golightly (image via.).

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