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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 »

Nasturtium Orange Jam

Nasturtium Orange Jam: When Miss. Flower meets Mr. Orange. Flamenco fire. To capture this beauty you need to know that flowering time of nasturtium lasts for several months: mid spring until late fall. If you make orange jam  before, no problem. Just bring orange jam prepared earlier to boil on… Read more »

Lilac Mini Scones with Turmeric Lemon Curd

Lilac Mini Scones with Turmeric Lemon Curd : Nice Pair. Good looking. Tasteful too. This is unusual combination for the scones but when you start playing with edible flowers, many combinations are opened to be discovered. So, I decided to start playing. This time, I used lilac blossoms to make… Read more »

Nasturtium Elderflower Jam

Nasturtium Elderflower Jam: I make a jam when Life gives me flowers. Both of the plants are retro and are getting more and more attention nowadays. There is a good reason for this, I think. We are changing, all of us; we are discovering that life is more about Nature… Read more »

Dandelion Greens Smoothie

Dandelion Greens Smoothie: Green leaves of Home. My grandmother would be very happy to know how much I am into dandelions this spring. After I have made Dandelion Jelly I really wanted to make something with the young leaves so to add some to the smoothie seemed to be the… Read more »

Elderflower Syrup

Elderflower Syrup : Elderflower fragrance captured in a bottle. Floral refreshing drink for hot summer days. Weatherman has announced a hard rain for tomorrow so I rushed to the forest nearby after working hours to gather elder blossoms for a syrup. After the rain, they loose their fragrance and the… Read more »

Greek Yogurt Pie Bars

Greek Yogurt Pie Bars are light and sunny dessert welcomed by all. Daisies on the top make a refreshing bonus. Only spring can make you feel like you are born again. Spring Saturday morning, sunny, fresh and bright has broken like the first morning. Coffee is ready. I looked through… Read more »

Dandelion Jelly

Dandelion jelly: super healthy, homemade, sunny and frugal. Who could ask for more ? Like in the old times. It is only a few days left until my grandmother’s birthday. She would be 104 now. Dandelions bring back the memories of the large meadow behind her country house. Needless to… Read more »

Lilac Syrup

Lilac Syrup is natural, wonderfully colored syrup or dressing for ice cream, pancakes or sponge cake. I was away for a few days and as I came back, the first thing I noticed was a lilac tree, fully blossoming in front of the house. The scent was irresistible. So, I… Read more »