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Pickled Mushrooms Recipe

Pickled Mushrooms Recipe : Vintage way to celebrate beautiful gifts of late summer ! One early Saturday morning, while still extremely hot but after hard rain pouring all night, I have bought three kinds of mushrooms and wanted to make Pickled Mushrooms Recipe, all three versions, separated, in one afternoon.… Read more »

Vintage Blueberry Coffee Cake

Vintage Blueberry Coffee Cake: more than hundred years old, this recipe survived thanks to its simplicity and amazing flavours ! Vintage Blueberry Coffee Cake is one of the evergreens baked quite often, combined with seasonal berries. A handful of any berries added to this perfect batter makes it so comforting… Read more »

Herbed Mushroom Spread

Herbed Mushroom Spread Recipe : made in 7 minutes only ! This Herbed Mushroom Spread Recipe is made of Rustic Harvest Vegetarian Mushrooms Tart  leftovers. I was listening to Lidia Bastianich several days ago and heard her say her family never wasted any food. Her gradnmother and mother have used… Read more »

Simple Greek Apple Cake

Simple Greek Apple Cake : simple and delicate, the way it has to be. My mother’s recipe note book hides a lot of treasures. This Simple Greek Apple Cake is really easy, frugal and tasty one. Since the ingredients do not have anything to do with typical Greek flavours I… Read more »

Fig Jam Italian Pie

Fig Jam Italian Pie : Crostata di Marmelatta di Fico. This Fig Jam Italian Pie is my grandmother’s recipe. If you do not have fig jam, any kind could be used. The base for this pie / crostata is similar to Linzer torte ( usually made with raspberry jam )… Read more »

Limoncello From Scratch

  Limoncello From Scratch : Italian Freezer Drink. Limoncello from scratch requires several phases to make but it is worth of every second ! If you cannot get Sorrento Lemons (Limone di Sorrento), Eureka Lemons are excellent as well. I started to prepare my Limoncello three weeks ago since I… Read more »