This blog is all about me......I come here for respite in between caring for JoJo (our Daughter who has Special Needs)......I am addicted to starting new projects......I am becoming a fabric-a-holic... I love to try out recipes... take a beach walk and breathe in that salty blue air......love to have coffee...sip a glass of champagne......read a book......I am Queen of the Armchair and am inspired by all the wonderful blogs out there!!!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Another Surprise Visit...For Mother's Day...and a yummy soup recipe!!!

We had a lovely unexpected surprise visit from our Son on Mother's Day weekend...
and for a treat he took me out for a Mother's Day dinner the night before to one of our favourite Restaurants...On The Pier


Marinated Olives with Feta and Grisini...


Oysters...


Prawns and Fat Chips...


Persian Salad...


Beef...


Salmon...


Ice Cream...


My favourite...Creme Brulee


Hot Chocolate...


And here we are at the end of the evening...
Thank You so much dear James!!!


A few weeks ago we used up the last of the Summer  tomatoes



and Basil...


and made this easy peasy Basil and Tomato Soup...
so very tasty!!!
For the recipe visit my food blog over My Dolce Vita here...
Bon Appetit...Dzintra

14 comments:

Margaret said...

Lovely looking lad, and what a treat . Isn't it nice when you are taken out for a meal.

Simone de Klerk said...

What a wonderful visit from your son! The dinner you had looks delisimo!

Kath said...

Oh you're so pretty! x

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

GOOD MORNING BEAUTIFUL! What a fabulous surprise and amazing dinner...that soup dearest, I MUST GET THAT RECIPE BECAUSE TOMATO BASIL IS MY FAVORITE!!! I shall run over and look at it today when I get into my clasroom! SEE YOU SATURDAY DEAR ONE! Anita

Maree: said...

So You have a Thoughtful Son Too..Lovely isn't it..
The Food looked Great...Nice Piccie.
cheers

...Miss...Maddie's... said...

I am sure you had a wonderful time and the food looks yummy. I'm with you on the favourite creme brulee...
Have a great weekend.
Susan x

Kiki aka Victoria said...

Yay Wonderful..evetything looks FAB and super-yum.. and what a gorgeous photo of you..wishing you a happy day!
Victoria

Fer said...

Who said 'gluten free' can't be fun!

Rachaeldaisy said...

Ohhh Yummm!! What a lovely surprise visit from your son! And lunch looks wonderful!! So does that tomato soup. We've planted winter tomatoes this year, they're new to me, it'll be interesting to see how they go.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

DZINTRA!!!! EXCELLENT, I will put your name on my list but dearest, WHICH BLOG DO YOU WANT ME TO LINK PEOPLE TOO???WHICH ONE WILL YOU POST ON PARIS...let me know right away!!!! Anita

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

YIPEEE! I just peeled myself off from the couch and I am off to bed, but I will put your fabulous name and link on my list NOW and THANK YOU PRECIOUS for getting back to me! Ahhh...Friday comes much quicker for YOU than for me!!! ENJOY AND I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOUR POST!! BISES, Anita

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh Dzintra, Whatever you post will be lovely and a part of the chain of friends who LOVE PARIS!!!!! SEE YOU IN SEVERAL HOURS DEAREST!!!! Anita

Fay said...

wow wonderful food ! glad you had a nice day see you the Paris PARTY fay

My Grama's Soul said...

You dinner looks amazing.....you know I just noticed your book list on your side bar. I'm going to check it out.

xo

Jo

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