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Archive for October, 2011

Maybe it scares you the title but actually it’s pretty easy to do and the result… it’s very yummy!! To tell you the truth I started this recipe a night before. I prepared the dough and  it stayed in the fridge the whole night! The next morning I just put in [...]

This is basically a Turkish recipe for a spicy pumpkin soup, but with a personal touch: I added a carrot and two roasted bell pepper to it. It came out absolutely delicious. Very smooth and creamy… and deliciously spicy. For 6 servings you need: 800 gr -1 kilo peeled and [...]

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Pita is a round pocket bread widely consumed in Middle Eastern cuisine. The “pocket” in the pita bread is created by steam witch puffs up the dough and it is used to scoop sauces and dips such as hummus and to wrap kebabs, köfte or falafel.  For the pita bread [...]

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As you already may know, hummus is a  dip (spread) that is known worldwide, originated in the Middle Eastern cuisine. It can be served  garnish in different manners: with roasted pine nuts and olive oil, caramelized onions, sumac, ground spicy meet. The basic ingredients for hummus are: chickpeas, tahini (sesame [...]

If you are in a hurry but you still want to impress your guests, here is an extremely easy to make dessert, very light and good looking. For 2 servings you need: 4 fresh figs; 125 gr mozzarella cheese; 2 tbs of pine honey/or thyme honey/ any type of  honey; 3 [...]

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Hey, the autumn is here… so it is definitely the time for a pumpkin pie! We had guests for dinner last evening. Some very dear friends accompanied us, so the menu included a spicy pumpkin cream soup, that was very appreciated, chicken with garbanzo beans, and for dessert, what else!?… pumpkin [...]

This is an easy to make appetizer and it comes in handy when you have friends coming over for a glass of beer. Ingredients for 6 servings: 250 gr. butter/or lard/or margarine; 250 gr. goat cheese/or any other type of cheese you like; 250 gr.  flour; 1 egg yolk; add [...]

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If you want a quick and easy to do dessert…and in the same time to impress your guests…panna cotta is the answer. This is a world-famous dessert and it comes from the Aosta Valley- Italy being extremely popular to the northern regions. It is very easy to prepare, but its [...]

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If you are on the run this recipe is perfect. It is very easy to do, requires no special ingredients, and is very tasty. For best results I recommend to use fresh, tiny champignon mushrooms. So, for 4 servings you need: 500gr champignon mushrooms; 2 medium size onion; 4 garlic [...]

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