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27 July, 2015

Melon sorbet on meringue

Melon sorbet on meringue
Posted in : Dessert on by : Maya

It’s not as difficult as it seems. Making meringues is really easy, provided you look out for the temperature of the oven. And the sorbet doesn’t require the an ice-cream machine! And it’s very refreshing, so really a perfect, summer dessert! Print Melon sorbet on meringue Ingredients For the meringue: 3 egg whites 100g powdered
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26 July, 2015

Roasted pepper bites

Roasted pepper bites
Posted in : Amuse-bouche on by : Maya

It a simple amuse-bouche on a skewer, again with the baked peppers which I like so much. As neithet  of the ingredients has a significant taste, make sure to spice them up well before serving. Serve with a glass of cold white wine. Print Roasted pepper bites Ingredients Roasted pepper (for step by step instructions
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25 July, 2015

Salmon tartar

Salmon tartar
Posted in : Appetisers on by : Maya

First of all it’s not a meal you can plan in advance. Well, you can never be sure to be able to cook it. It should start by a visit to fish-monger’s when you see this wonderful, fresh piece of fish and you just fall in love with it. Once you have this piece of
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24 July, 2015

What to do with 2 zucchinis?

What to do with 2 zucchinis?
Posted in : Appetisers on by : Maya
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I got these 2 beautiful, home-garden grown zucchinis from Jij. Getting home-garden-grown vegetables and fruit is I think the best present for me. I always find it amazing what wonderful stuff grows in home gardens. I have this dream of having a real garden myself one day. I would have to move to a more
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23 July, 2015

Gorgonzola peaches

Gorgonzola peaches
Posted in : Appetisers, Dessert on by : Maya
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So simple yet the dish turns out so classy. The sweetness of the peaches and the salty and creamy gorgonzola taste married together make this a wonderful dish. I have problems classifying what course it is. It can work either as a starter or as a small last course before serving the cheese, or it
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15 July, 2015

Pickeled beetroot juice (by Joanna)

Pickeled beetroot juice (by Joanna)
Posted in : Drinks on by : Maya
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I know what you are thinking. The picture is nice, but the juice, it just cannot be good. If you are not from Central or Eastern Europe (where we eat a lot of beetroot) and you opened this post, it means you are very brave! Or curious. Or both! The beetroot juice is supposed to
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13 July, 2015

Kale chips (by Joanna)

Kale chips (by Joanna)
Posted in : Amuse-bouche, Sides on by : Maya
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Joanna invited me for a girls’ evening. She is my most dedicated reader (she claims it’s her son mainly, but I think she likes it herself just as much), and so she prepared a really fancy dinner. An aubergine tart (did I not mention recently that I just love aubergines?), a bottle of chilled Franciacorta,
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