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Turkish Coffee Brownies

Turkish Coffee Brownies : ground both coffee and cardamom bring this all American favourite to completely new level. When my father returned from one of his travels to Turkey, during his active days, he brought home the idea of having coffee made with cocoa and cardamom. This precious spice brings… Read more »

Classic Spaghetti Pie

Classic Spaghetti Pie: Perfect savoury pie, Italian way ! Monday morning. Fog and rain. Both of us are busy trying to gather what we need to start the day. Returning inside to get umbrellas. Already tired before the school / work week has started. Happy to say make up hides… Read more »

Butternut Squash Gorgonzola Risotto

Butternut Squash Gorgonzola Risotto : in the mood. Good risotto creates a festival of flavours and sensations. This one celebrates first days of autumn, the most colourful time of year. Butternut squash and Gorgonzola dancing together with Arborio and wine are the highlight of the day. All together, it takes… Read more »

Blueberry Pie with Lemon

Blueberry Pie with Lemon: Comforting lattice pie with a touch of fresh lemon zest. Amazing ! I am sure that every family has its own blueberry pie recipe. We are no exception to that. To make the flavour a bit different, I have made a slight change and added some… Read more »

Creamy Horseradish Soup

Creamy Horseradish Soup: comforting, homemade and healthy. This is a very simple dish to prepare and whenever I make it I start to think why on Earth I do not make it more often. All the ingredients are at hand and it is quickly done. As a substitute for cooking… Read more »

Apple Galette

Apple Galette: delightfully open-faced rustic treat that is quick and easy to make with store bought pie crust. While doing a late Friday shopping for a weekend ahead, I have bought a package of ready to bake pie crust. The first idea for a weekend dessert was a classic apple… Read more »

Tortilla Chips Breakfast Bake

Tortilla Chips Breakfast Bake – mouthwatering breakfast Mexican way. Spicy and bursting with flavor ! Basically, it is about chili con carne but the dress is different. At first glance it looks like pizza but the bottom is made of two corn tortillas. To make preparation and baking easier, use… Read more »