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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 »

Lattice Apple Pie

Lattice Apple Pie prepared this way is an all time classic. Sour cream adds a special flavor. Perfection at it’s peak ! The holidays are gone, the fruits’ and vegetables’ reserves are still to be found and we all tend to make simple dishes after decadent days are gone. This… Read more »

Banana Walnut Bread

When making breakfast base for several days ahead this Banana Walnut Bread is, of course, the best solution. Bread remains fresh if kept in a box or wrapped and kept in a fridge. I prefer to make two smaller loafs; first, there is always a possibility to give one away.… Read more »

French Toast with Blackberry Jam

In my family, eggy breads or French toast are made for breakfasts when bread has gone stale. We never waist food. Creativity makes us survive. If you think what to do with only some slices of bread, egg, a few drops of a milk and jar of jam almost gone,… Read more »