Sunday, May 21, 2006
TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY! To get the celebrations going, we had a grill party last night for some of our best friends. It was wonderful - we had a great time, and I got some lovely gifts. Food included grilled pork chops and sausages, a basil-orange potato salad with mozzarella, a strawberry salsa, a homemade barbecue sauce, a salad with quinoa and rocket, cookies, and a very yummy blackberry birthday cake that my friend Anna made. Will tell you more about the food in other posts! (And yes, I *will* tell you more about the house, soon!)
Today, we had pancakes for breakfast, topped with heaps of fresh strawberries. Is there anything better? I doubt it.
125 g flour
1 tbsp sugar
pinch of salt
1,5 tsp baking powder
1 egg, lightly beaten
35 g melted butter
375 ml (1,5 cups) buttermilk
1 tbsp sugar
pinch of salt
Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl. Stir in the buttermilk, the egg and the melted butter, and mix gently to a thick batter. Drop in large spoonfuls in a hot, buttered frying pan, and fry on medium heat on one side until you see large bubbles. Then turn, and fry for a little while longer. Serve with lots of maple syrup and fresh strawberries.
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Grattis på födelsedagen! JA må hon leva! Mmmmm vad gott med pannkakor... mmmm kanske dagens middag...
This are my Birthday Greetings to you from germany.
I cant say how much I love your Blogg & lovely cats.
Have a wonderful day!!!
Hi Anne, a happy birthday from me too!
Birthday congratulations from Country #3 ;-)
Anne, I don't think there IS anything better! That looks so good! Happy Birthday to you! I hope you have a fantastic day!
Happy Birthday! Those pancakes look delicious.
Happy birthday! Have a great day!
Happy Birthday, Anne!
Those pancakes look fantastic. I'm going to have to try that recipe out. Also, the mention of the blackberry cake makes my mouth salivate.
A very happy birthday to you from Vienna ! And with a lovely new house and the first year of marriage (almost) behind you it must be a very happy one indeed, at least this is what I wish you from all my heart. I am a regular visitor still and though I am a doggie-person I adore your cat-photos. Have a great day and always keep on enjoying life, angelika
Happy Birthday, Anne! I love your blog and have been reading it for quite some time, but have never commented. (I don't know if you remember me -- I used to post as KMS on alt.fashion)
I hope you have a wonderful day!
Happy Birthday Anne!!!! Have a great day!!
happy birthday! :))
Happy Birthday from Canada! Hoppas att du har en jätte fin födelsedag!
I can offer happy birthday from England!
Tillykke med fødselsdagen Anne!
Happy birthday from the fine nation of Brooklyn, Anne!
Palju õnne sünnipäevaks, Anne!
Happy happy birthday to you!
All my best wishes for your Birthday!!!
A very Happy Birthday to you and best wishes!
Happy birthday from Istanbul, I love your blog and sweet kitties :) especially the little black one!
Happy Birthday Ms. Anne! Looking forward to more posts (and pictures of you cats) :)
Happy birthday from an İstanbul reader of your great blog.
Happy birthday, Anne!
Happy Birthday! Lovely pancakes! Sounds like you had a wonderful celebration.
Grattis i efterskott! kram Kinna
Thanks everyone! :)
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