With advent being my favourite time of the year (despite all of its glory happening in the cold season – on this hemisphere at least) I always get excited by the prospect of Christmas. In Austria, Christmas is traditionally celebrated on Christmas Eve when the family gathers around a tree before sharing a special meal. Continue reading Aliciouslyvegan: Our Christmas Eve dinner
While you are reading this, Mum and I are on our way across the Atlantic, if we haven’t already touched down at NYC’s JFK airport.
It’s the first holiday with Mum – except for that oh-so-relaxing spa weekend at Die Wasnerin last spring – since 2005 and we’ve both really looked forward to spending a whole 10 days together. Continue reading Alicioustravels: Off to New York
Advent, the time leading up to Christmas, is officially starting with the opening of the first door of the advent calendar today*. Continue reading Aliciouslife: Advent, advent
My dear readers,
I wish you and your families a merry Christmas and happy holidays! I hope you get to spend the next couple of days with those you love, eating plenty of home-cooked food around beautifully decorated Christmas trees and generally enjoying yourselves.
May the spirit of Christmas fill your heart and house.
For those of you who still need a very-last-minute present for that colleague at work or special auntie of theirs – here is one of my go-to recipes: rum balls that look like fancy chocolates.
It’s fuss-free, relatively quick and you will likely have all ingredients at home already. Believe me when I say that you will have a hard time messing it up.
Also, it contains alcohol. Continue reading Aliciouslyvegan: Rum balls
Oh, the lights. Each year I’m once more excited when the first Christmas lights are put up on Vienna’s shopping streets. Then the markets come up and I’m again mesmerised. Continue reading Aliciouslife: Christmas lights