Winter break

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Winter is the time for comfort, for good food
and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand
and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.

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Brace yourself, winter is coming. Put extra blankets on the bed,
put lights everywhere & curl up in front of the fireplace. But to appreciate
the beauty of the snow flake, it is necessary to stand out in the cold.

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Baby it’s cold outside. Spend your days
snuggled up in a blanket on the sofa with hot
chocolate and movies.

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(about 6 servings)

⦁ 4 cups whole milk
⦁ 1 cup semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips
⦁ 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
In a large saucepan over low heat whisk together cocoa powder and milk until combined. Add chocolate chips, increase heat to medium, and stir frequently until chips have melted and liquid is glossy and smooth. Reduce heat to low and keep warm. Stir and ladle into mugs to serve.

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⦁ a scoop of your favourite ice cream
⦁ dark or white chocolate chips
⦁ vanilla or orange extract
⦁ ginger powder
⦁ caramel sauce
⦁ ground cinnamon
⦁ instant coffee mix
⦁ maple syrup
⦁ peanut butter
⦁ orange zest

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⦁ marshmallows
⦁ whipped cream
⦁ chocolate coating
⦁ bisquits

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1/2 cup milk + 140 g milk chocolate + 1/4 cup heavy cream + 3 tbsp. caramel sauce

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1 cup milk + 1/2 tbsp. sugar + 1/2 tbsp. grated orange zest + 50 g dark chocolate

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1 cup vanilla almond milk + 1-1/2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder + 2 tsp. palm sugar

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○ heat the chocolate until it’s hot – do not let it boil!
○ pour the hot chocolate into a blender, cover with the lid and blend till frothy

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I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently?
And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says,
“Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”

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