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Avid avocado aficionado.

September 29, 2017

Are you an avid avocado aficionado? I certainly am!! Lately avocado has become the hippiest from all veggies/fruit, don’t you think? Any café with a smidgen of self-respect has the smashed avo on their breakfast menu (and they are not afraid to charge an arm and leg for it…). But what really is an avocado and what are its origins, do you know? Is it a veggie? Is it a fruit? Well, none of the above! Are you surprised yet?…

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Labneh

March 30, 2017

I don’t think there is an easier thing to make than labneh. But don’t let it fool you, don’t judge the end product by the simplicity of this recipe. Often, the simplest recipe produces the tastiest result, as it is in this case. Make sure you use the best quality yoghurt you can get your hands on (FULL fat please!) and the best quality olive oil to drizzle the labneh with when it’s ready. It makes an excellent sourdough bread…

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Delicious Christmas Pudding

December 12, 2016

What Christmas would it be without a proper Christmas Pudding?? Silly question, I know! If someone asked me that today I would most likely roll my eyes and think “poor guy had a concussion…” However, if you asked me the same question 20 years ago, I would stare at you like you just fell of Mars. No idea! Back then I lived in Europe (born in Poland, with a short, 5 year long stint in Berlin) and my Christmas was…

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Delicious quinoa salad with hummus dressing

November 3, 2016
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Everyone needs few quick (but delicious!) dinner recipes up their sleeve for the weeknights where there is not much time or not much inspiration to cook up a storm. I have a whole page of them, which makes me either very efficient or very lazy cook. I’ll go with efficient. J

Quinoa has been created for these kinds of weeknight meals. It’s easy to prepare, taste delicious, looks gorgeous in salads, and (perhaps most importantly) is very nutritious: high in protein,…

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Blueberry Pie

November 3, 2016
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Last weekend was my youngest daughter's birthday. My baby turned 15. I won't bore you with the usual " My, how the time flies! Where did the years go?"

Just kidding, of course I will! WHERE DID THOSE 15 YEARS GO?? Yesterday she was a tiny little toddler with milky blonde hair hiding shyly behind my leg.Today she towers over me and one thing she doesn't lack is confidence.

For her 15th birthday cake she chose blueberry pie. Comparing to the cake I made…

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Easy peasy lemon squeezy coconut cream ice cream!

November 3, 2016

The last few days were absolutely sweltering in this part of the world, and on days like this all you crave for is cold, freezing, frosty ice cream. I don't know about you, but I have a problem with the comercial ice cream. And the problem is this: not only is it FULL of sugar, it is also chock-a-block of crap ingredients you don't want to eat or feed your pets, not mentioning your little angels. Have you ever made ice cream…

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Hot date (slice)

November 3, 2016
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The winter has arrived, at least here in Australia. It's getting cold and dark early. In this time of the year there's nothing better than cuddling up on front of open fire with a hot date (slice). Once you tried it, you'll be asking for it to come back to you every night. And day. And in between.. Your life will never be the same. Trust me, you can't get enough of the hot date (slice). So, are you…

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