Category Archives: Kitchen

On Developing a Baking Habit

I have always loved baking: cakes, cookies, apple pie etc. But I never seem to get around to it. I first blamed it on the lack of a decent oven, then on a lack of time, I was always able … Continue reading

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Yogurt-based smoothies

Bananas are the only type of fruit/veg that I dislike and avoid as much as possible. I try to eat them every year or so, but every time I do not like the smell and the taste. I once tried … Continue reading

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Tortilla Soup

I am trying out different tortilla soup recipes, in search of the one that does not require a lot of time to make and tastes wonderful to us. I have never been to Mexico and I have never tasted the … Continue reading

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A simple gift

I always feel really awful when someone I love a lot has a birthday and I can’t think of a good gift. Thankfully this does not happen all the time, but last week I was in that situation again when … Continue reading

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Rhubarb is back!

Nowadays you can buy a lot of fruits and vegetables year-round. Much as I love being able to eat tomatoes in winter, finding seasonal fruits and vegetables in the supermarket (or in our garden!) always makes me happy. Because seasonal … Continue reading

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Melon-Yogurt Smoothie

Last week I found a quarter of a Cantaloupe melon in our fridge. The melon was very ripe, bordering on over-ripe, so the flavour was not great any more. But then I remembered that I used to make melon-smoothies last … Continue reading

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Garlic Toast

I did not invent garlic toast, you can find a lot of ways how to do it on the internet already. I wanted to record my way of doing it for myself and show you how easy it is to … Continue reading

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