Friday Finds

Of all the beautiful, fresh produce August has to offer, today I chose juicy blackberries. And would you just look at these recipes! Not your average coffee cake or crumble for sure (I absolutely adore those, mind you). Thumbs up for the lovely ladies who came up with the clever pairings of such delightful flavors!

Blackberry Lavender Champagne Cocktail by Dani of The Adventure Bite:

blackberry lavender champagne cocktail

Lavender Earl Grey Ice Cream Floats by Sarah of Snixy Kitchen:

lavender earl gray blackberry ice cream floats

Blackberry-Thyme Jam and Whipped Goat Cheese Filled Donuts by Lauren of For The Love Of Lasagna:

blackberry thime jam goat cheese donuts

Blackberry Soufflé via Waitrose:

blackberry souffle

Blackberry Sage Sorbet by Nguyet of Taming of the Spoon:

blackberry sage sorbet

Happy Weekend!

Fruzsi

Friday Finds

Hello August, hello tomato season! Do you also have heirlooms passed down for generations through your family? Below are some tasty and equally beautiful ideas to use them (recipes by Tieghan of Half Baked Harvest)

Buttered Brie and Heirloom Tomato Toast with Honey, Thyme and Walnuts:

heirloom tomato toast

Heirloom Tomato Cheddar Tart with Everything Bagel Spice:

heirloom tomato tart

Tomato, Salami and Chunky Arugula-Basil Pesto Bruscetta:

tomato pesto bruscetta

Heirloom Tomato and Zucchini Galette with Honey and Thyme:

heirloom tomato galette

Quick Blasamic Fig Roasted Tomato and Burrata Cheese Tart:

tomato fig burrata tart

Happy weekend!

Fruzsi

 

Friday Finds

Currently pretending I’m at the beach…

Naples, Florida (via Pinterest, source unknown):

beach grass

Wilmington, North Carolina (via Style Me Pretty, photo by Millie Holloman)

beach grass

Komos Beach, Crete (photo by Eleni of My Paradissi):

beach grass

Cape Cod, Massachusetts (via Pinterest, source unknown)

beach grass

Cornwall, United Kingdom (via Flickr, photo by Mike Stimpson):

beach grass

Happy weekend!

Fruzsi

Friday Finds

Don’t know about your neck of the woods, but it’s properly scorching here: we are experiencing the worst heat wave yet of Summer ’17. In these conditions it is essential to stay hydrated and nutritious cantaloupes with their 90% water content are at your service! Although melons are no substitute for drinking plenty of water, the following refreshing recipes could only help in surviving the harsh temps. Enjoy!

Cantaloupe and Cardamom Granita by Sasha of Tending the Table:

cantaloupe cardamom granita

Cantaloupe Melon and Kiwi Agua Fresca by Gerry of Foodness Gracious:

cantaloupe kiwi agua fresca

Cantaloupe Coconut Lime Sorbet by Lily of Kale and Caramel:

cantaloupe coconut lime sorbet

Cantaloupe Margaritas by Megan of Country Cleaver:

cantaloupe margaritas

Cantaloupe, Lime and Mint Slushy by Sukaina of Sips and Spoonfuls:

cantaloupe lime mint slushy

Happy weekend!

Fruzsi

Friday Finds

Got the first basket of peaches from my parents’ garden this week. Apricots, peaches and nectarines are the ultimate summer fruits on my list. Check out these beautiful recipes while I stuff myself silly with the bounty.

Rosé Poached Peaches with Whipped Coconut Cream via Camille Styles, recipe by Alison Cayne of Haven’s Kitchen:

rose poached peaches

Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream by Gaby of What’s Gaby Cooking:

grilled peaches

Ginger Peach Crumble by Ali of Gimme Some Oven:

peach crumble

Peach Pie by Megan of Hint of Vanilla:

peach pie

Peach Cream Scones by Laura of Tutti Dolci:

peach scones

Happy weekend!

Fruzsi

Friday Finds

Summer sales are raging on! If you haven’t blown your entire paycheck already, take a look at my picks from Zara Home:

(Please note that sale items and prices may vary country by country)

Rope door bumper:

zara home rope door bumper

Striped pouff with pompoms:

zara home striped pouff with pompoms

Round teak tray:

zara home round teak tray

Basket with handles and zigzag design:

zara home basket with handles and zigzag design

Bedside table in the shape of a wooden bowl:

zara home wooden bowl bedside table

Happy weekend!

Fruzsi

All images © Zara Home

Friday Finds

What better way to say farewell to June, than gelato?

Chocolate brownie ice cream by Cindy of Hungry Girl por Vida:

chocolate ice cream

Among London’s best, image via British Vogue:

ice cream cones on marble

No churn tiramisu ice cream by Sarah of Broma Bakery:

tiramisu ice cream

Avocado and lime ice cream by Sneh of Cook Republic:

avocado and lime ice cream

Blackberry chocolate chip ice cream by Liz of Floating Kitchen:

blackberry chocolate chip ice cream

Happy weekend!

Fruzsi

Friday Finds

Summer sale season is here! Grab your credit card and check out my top picks from H&M Home, one of my favorite sources for affordable home decor. Get these items now for less before they sell out! No need to step out in the heat even: your spoils will be delivered right to your doorstep.

(*Sale items and prices may vary country by country, please check your local H&M site!)

Stiched Bedspread:

H&M stiched bedspread

Jute Laundry Basket:

H&M jute laundry basket

Washed Linen Bathrobe:

H&M washed linen bathrobe

Washed Linen Duvet Cover Set:

H&M washed linen duvet cover set

Jacquard-patterned Bath Towel:

H&M jacquard-patterned bath towel

Happy weekend!

Fruzsi

 

All images © H&M

*Disclaimer: I like and use the products mentioned in posts on My Chest of Wonders. What I write about such items represent my genuine and unbiased opinion, I am not being compensated in any way through sponsorship or gifts.*

Friday Finds

The symbol of peace and victory, graceful olive branches add such a rustic charm to any decor with their subtle, silvery hue. Would you just look at these dreamy tablescapes!

Photo & styling by Karen Mordechai of Sunday Suppers:

olive branch on napkin

Floral design by Lovely Leaves, photo by Mint Photography:

plate with olive branch and ribbon

Floral design by Petals and Hedges, photo by Hannah Hudson Photography:

golden plates with menu and olive branch

Photo by Jen Huang:

rose gold flatwear

Design by Rock Paper Scissors Events, photo by Anna Roussos:

gold flatwear

Happy weekend!

Fruzsi