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Cured Egg Yolks

Cured Egg Yolks : preserving food, vintage way. Since ancient times, simple food was cured for delicacies to prepare once the ingredients were expensive or out of season. Type of the food cured and the quantities depended on environment and the size of one’s pocket, of course. Ham, fish, bacon,… Read more »

Cauliflower Avocado Soup

Cauliflower Avocado Soup : healthy vegetables comfort food. We love vegetables. Cauliflower Avocado Soup is always welcome and most of the times it is a main dish, followed by sweet bread or slice of cake. To make the soup attractive, I garnished it with cubed avocado and pepitas oil. After… Read more »

Pepitas Swiss Roll

Pepitas Swiss Roll : moist and tender dessert, with surprising ingredients. This one, Pepitas Swiss Roll is easily done, gluten free, so light in texture, made with finely grounded pepitas / pumpkin seeds that are used as replacement for flour. It makes the dessert moist and tender and very refreshing.… Read more »

Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash Bake

Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash Bake : healthy, hearty, comforting spaghetti squash loaded with inviting Italian flavours. If you love Italian food, Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash Bake is delicious and healthy lunch/dinner with Italian sausage and Mozzarella. Spaghetti squash makes it healthy, light and GF since it replaces pasta. Instead of… Read more »

Spicy Polenta Thumbprint Cookies

Spicy Polenta Thumbprint Cookies : parmesan and chili powder create perfect appetizer combined with coarse polenta and chopped walnuts ! There are must include ingredients when arranging cheese platters, everyone agrees, right ? But, now and then, we all tend to make a slight change, add something that would catch… Read more »

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 »

Strawberry Polenta No Bake Cake

Strawberry Polenta No Bake Cake : attractive and so simple to make ! Can you believe that this Strawberry Polenta No Bake Cake is ready in 30 minutes before you leave it to cool ? It is so easy, simple and creative that I have no other choice but to… Read more »

Winter Fruit Salad with Chia

Winter Fruit Salad with Chia: boosted with vitamins and chia seeds;exactly what you need during winter! Just as I decided to write about lemons coming our way, it occurred to me that fresh fruits season is not coming that soon to everybody. It really depends on how long winter lasts… Read more »

Easy Vegan Stir Fry

Easy Vegan Stir Fry: perfect for quick, healthy meal when the heat is on.   My friend N. lives at the coast for half of the year so she has invited me to visit her to enjoy the sea, wine and everything else that perfect holidays include. This is her place: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/4785198?s=VrSS She cooks amazingly and this stir fry is one of her creations. Here are the ingredients required for this meal:   When the heat is on and you have a backyard full of all sorts of vegetables or a fridge full of fresh ingredients this stir fry is done in 20 – 25 minutes. While it was frying, rice vermicelli was ready, the table was set, wine was inviting and we had a lunch with a perfect blue sea view.  Any pasta or simple flat bread is enough to have as a side dish.