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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, homemade, simple syrup recipe, made of lilac florets. Delicate lilac flavour is great to add to desserts, cocktails , ice cream and so much more….   Love edible flowers?   Lilac is fully blossoming and it’s perfect time to make some simple yet special Lilac… Read more »

Blackberry Jam

  This Blackberry jam is perfect for first time making. Quick version with four ingredients only !   Blackberries are very healthy fruit. They contain vitamins and minerals that have many anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. These are good enough reasons to start making homemade blackberry jam on your own when… Read more »

Homemade Chicken Gyros

Homemade Chicken Gyros: original Greek summer dish, delicious and easy to make. I am at the coast for a while. I watch the sun rise every morning with a cup of coffee. Another day is born, boats are resting next to the shore waiting to sail away. In a distance,… Read more »

Homemade Pita Bread

Although intended for Gyros, flat bread pockets are excellent for any kind of dish, hot and cold, savory and sweet; also, if kept in plastic, could be used another day. I find them good with Tzatziki dip for an afternoon snack. They are multifunctional: if left with no forks somewhere… Read more »