A gluten-free journey (UK) - parcel received from Dolce (DE), which she describes as home-made elderberry liqueur, winter spices, German mustard and Bavarian mustard, as well as a delicious-sounding raspberry & chocolate jam!
Aubergine (HU) - finally got her parcel yesterday and blogged about it in English for a change. Eating Britain (UK) had sent a crash-course into all things English - Breakfast Tea, pudding, baked beans, marmelade and much, much more!
Bill, Please (UK) - parcel sent, parcel received from maenner-kochen
Boybeater (formerly known as Catching Points) (SE) got her CARE packet and has beaten you all to the chase by blogging about it already! Kshocolats, biltong, torrone, chilli pesto and a generous helping of liquorice from Eat the right stuff (UK)... what more could a Swede ask for?
Clivia's Cuisine (SE) - received an indulging parcel from A gluten-free journey (UK), as she tells us here. Hot chocolate with marshmallows, a British magazine, cookies and a piece of cheddar - real comfort food!
Cooksister! (UK) - has already found time to blog about her parcel from Israel. Star Apple Cooking sent quince preserve, beeswax candles, homemade cookies and some preserved ginger to fend off any colds...
Cuisine Quotidienne (FR) got some British goodies from Daydream delicious (UK). A divine apple, fig & ginger chutney, vegetable crisps and some chocolate cookies - a real treat in a box as she tells us here!
Curryhuhn (AT) - received a delicious parcel from Spittoonextra (UK). Tyrell handcooked crisps, Andrew's home-made cookies, some honey from Oxforshire, a magazine and Burnt Sugar Christmas Pudding Fudge... is he getting ahead of himself?
Daydream delicious (UK) - parcel received from Gorgeous and Delicious (FR) and it looks like a childhood dream... candy necklaces, bonbons, gavottes, strawberry paille d'or and a bar of chestnut-flavoured Lindt chocolate - heaven! (but what is she doing sharing it with her colleagues???)
Dolce (DE) - parcel received from News Splash (UK). As you can read here, she was spoilt with not one, but two packages, including two bottles of wine, truffle oil, pasta, porcini mushrooms and more...
Eat the right stuff (UK) - received her parcel from Küchenkrieg (DE) and immediately treated herself and the family to salmon and cream cheese on the pumpernickel she got. Lucky she didn't have all the beer and shandy Florian sent, too.. And I bet all the lovely sweets he sent will be gone very soon!
Eating Britain (UK) - parcel received from Clivia's Cuisine (SE). Hand-picked and home-dried chanterelle mushrooms must be the most original gift ever sent on EBBP... definitely the most labour-intensive! But I am sure the cloudberry jam, chocolates, dried strawberries and lemon-dill spice will surely go down a treat as well!
English Patis (UK) - kept very quiet about a parcel from Cuisine Quotidienne (FR) reaching her last Tuesday... but with such an array of French delicacies (chestnut honey, wild boar terrine, walnut and currant mustard, quail paté and much more) she probably feared I'd come over and raid her pantry!
FoodFreak (DE) - very much enjoyed her cute parcel from Pertelote (UK). She was particularly intrigued with the eggwarmer in the shape of a jumper, the home-made mango, white choc & cardamom biscuits and the tea, incl. a ladybird-shaped infuser... wow!
food-n-more (UK) - was delighted to receive her parcel from The Kitchen Pantry (IT) upon her return from Italy. It contained an array of colourful preserves, ranging from onion jam to grapefruit and lemon marmelade and an intriguing jam made of Medlar, a fruit I've not heard of before...
food vagabond (DE) was very impressed with her goodies from iFantabulous (IE). As she says in her write-up, she immediately proceeded to have a five-o-clock tea with her husband, devouring two varieties of fudge, local raspberry jam, white choc & raspberry cookies and much more...
Gorgeous and Delicious(FR)- has finally found the time to blog about the parcel she received from Hecticium. A Jamie Oliver recipe for a warming stew, plus all the more unusual ingredients it uses, this should focus Cindy's attention more on the stove than the pastry oven. Obviously, she got her fair share of sweet treats as well...
Hecticium (UK) - received her parcel from What's For Lunch Honey? (DE) which is already conjuring up Christmassy feeling in me: traditional stollen, chocolate & marzipan dominoes, honey bread and much, much more... just what you need in this dreadful weather!
Il Blog di San Lorenzo (UK) received her CARE packet from Curryhuhn (AT) and instantly blogged about it. Linzerschnitten (a speciality from my hometown), home-made apricot jam, organic herbal tea for the cold season and Mozart liqueur... that's one very enjoyable tea break with some Mozart in the background!
Küchenkrieg (DE) - received an "awesome" package full of Halloween treats from food-n-more (UK): shortbread and ginger bread, chocolate-covered peanuts, and a tomato & ginger chutney, as described here... the only scary thing is that he's devoured almost all of it already!
la petite chinoise (FR) - parcel received from Bill, Please (UK) and blogged about immediately: ewe's milk cheese, oatmeal crackers to go with it, home-made shallot & apple chutney, a bottle of cider and a bag of cobnuts - all firsts for Ginny!
Lucullian Delights (IT) - parcel received from The Passionate Cook (UK). I sent some home-made fig & peach jam, a pumpkin seed pesto from Austria, the already traditional wasabi peanuts and a sample of goodies from William Curley: a massive lollipop of Valrhona chocolate, pistachios and dried raspberries, a bag of almond & hazelnut sablés and a divine caramel bar with dried fruits and nuts... and she makes it all look so much more glamourous!
maenner-kochen (DE) - has just moved to Austria, so his parcel from English Patis (UK) was diverted. Amongst other delicacies, he received a bounty of good ol' English crisps (aka potato chips), chocolate, sencha tea, as well as a variety of British food magazines...
News Splash (UK) - parcel received from food vagabond (DE) and blogged about it here. A fantastic array of German delicacies (black forest ham, svabian sausage, sweet mustard, Turkish pomegranate syrup, San Manzano tomatoes and a jar of home-made sour-cherry & balsamico jam... what a treat!
Ô délices (FR) - has received her bounty of South African treats from the Cooksister! (UK). She was treated to the most famous SA cookies, fruit patés, various spice mixes and her fair share of biltong... all very warmly received (post to be translated into English soon)!
Pertelote (UK) - received her parcel received from Boybeater (SE), with some truly exotic contents: rosehip soup powder, liquorice, bilar, chocolate and fjallbrynt - Jenni has lost the note explaining what it is, but is still keen to try it... that's the spirit!!! The more exotic, the better!
Real Epicurean (UK) - parcel received from A cat in the kitchen (SE). Autumnal fruit tea, salty and spicy liquorice, keks chocolate, kaviar and gooseberry jellies are but some of the delicacies he received, as he tells us here.
Reality Bites (UK) picked up her parcel from Lucullian Delights (IT) this morning and was delighted with the Italian cooking magazines, a mini-dictionary, dried porcini, homemade almond biscuits and Sicilian sweets!
Spittoonextra (UK) - was treated to some Hungarian dessert wine (Tokaii), horsemeat sausages, spicy puszta sauce, home-made plum preserve and much more... and is still complaining he didn't get any aardvaarks - very difficult to please, he is ;-)
Star Apple Cooking (IS) - parcel received from Real Epicurean (UK). Polish sauerkraut, coffee, crisps and some ale... a bit of everything, really, and a reminder of the culinary heritages of both Scott and his Polish wife! (sadly, no picture available as of yet)
The Kitchen Pantry (IT) - parcel received from Reality Bites (UK) and beautifully described here. Maldon salt, brandy butter, English tea, crackers, cheddar, chilli chocolate, mostly from artisanal producers... I am wiping my chin in envy!
The Passionate Cook (UK) - picked up a glorious parcel from Ô délices (FR). Chestnut purée, violet flavouring, tapioca for an Indian dessert, intriguing chocolates and, hot off the press, one of Marie-Laure's fabulous cookbooks: Gâtô!... more here.
Xochitl Cooks (UK) is back home and blogs about her parcel from la petite chinoise (FR). Sel de Guerande (the ONE AND ONLY), Maille mustard with girolles, langues de chat chocolate and jasmin fruit concasses, as well as a pretty tea towel...
What's For Lunch Honey? (DE) - is blogging about the parcel she received from Xochitl Cooks (UK) as well as what she sent here. She was laughing and crying at the same time when she was opening bit after bit of her chocolate tasting parcel...