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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 »

Rustic Mediterranean Fig Cookies

Rustic Mediterranean Fig Cookies : Perfect coastal delicacy. Fresh figs, all their varieties, are my favourite late summer fruit. Mediterraneans appreciate this fruit on their special way. Fresh figs fed generations of islanders during the wars, hungers and travels. When making winter stocks, peasants were drying them on the sun… Read more »

Mint and White Chocolate No Bake Bars

Mint and White Chocolate No Bake Bars: delicious butter cookie crust with white chocolate and refreshing mint jelly layer.   More than a year ago, I have made Mint Syrup Quick Version Recipe and it became quite popular. Few days ago, I have added one more step there that includes… Read more »

Jaffa Icebox Cake

Jaffa Icebox Cake: Perfect fusion of orange, chocolate and butter cookies ! Alongside crunchy chocolate, Jaffa cookies were my favourite while I was growing up: a perfect balance of orange, biscuits and chocolate. My sister and I would always argue about whose turn it was to go to the shop… 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 »

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. Print Easy Vegan Stir Fry Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 25 minutes Total Time 35 minutes Servings 3 Author 2pots2cook Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove chopped ½ tsp turmeric powder… Read more »

Mint Syrup Quick Version Recipe

Mint Syrup Quick Version Recipe: There is no substitute for its wonderful flavor and aroma; fortunately, it’s easy to make your own! Saturday it is and I am packing to go away for holidays. Friend bumps with a basket of fresh mint to dry for tea. Since there was more… 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 »

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 »