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Oliver & Nicky, Delicious Days

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Oliver & Nicky live in Munich and write Delicious Days, which is not only a great food blog but also one of the most aesthetically beautiful websites we’ve ever seen. (If you haven’t yet, surf over there and check out the photography). According to the two:

It would be the understatement of the year to say we like to cook. In reality, we are addicted. We love to dive head first into shopping sprees for new kitchen equipment, reading and (of course) buying new cookbooks and continiously growing my amazon-wishlist – which will be hitting it’s maximum number of items anytime soon. 🙂

Their entry is the seventh of our ‘Pass the Mic: Delicious Design’ event that brings together food bloggers and designers to mark the Thanksgiving holiday and the launch of our new Modern Tabletop category. We’ve also created a Flickr group “Aesthetics of Food” to make your mouth water. Enjoy!

Shopping lists rarely work for me. To be more specific, in the sense of adhering to what I actually had in mind when I wrote the list. Often times I change things on the fly or end up with more than I had planned. One thing I have successfully managed to avoid, is to go shopping with an empty stomach. Bad idea. Regardless of any list, walking by a well assorted food stand is what always gets me in trouble. I fall for any eye-candy-qualifying fruits and have to know what they’re like. Fortunately not all exotic fruits are as expensive as pink pitayas.


What made me stop this time where limequats. Miniature limes or the green equivalent to the kumquat, in fact they are a cross between the two. Had to have them. Didn’t want to go overboard and in an attempt to control damage I only took a handful of each, limequats and kumquats (which I had before). Read the rest of this entry »