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Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies with Rose Jam

Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies with Rose Jam : inspired by Rose Petals Turkish Delight. My mother bakes almost the same collection of cookies for every Christmas and it’s all right because there is always somebody that likes the specific kind. But ! I tried to replace walnuts with pistachio when making… 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 »

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 »