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Lemon and olive oil cake

By On October 28, 2014

I’m not really into generic sponge cakes. They’re rarely moist, because recipes call for way too long oven times, and people tend to over bake them and/or hold back on the fat,… Read More

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Pierogi with parsnip

By On October 14, 2014

Pierogi or the juvenile diminutive form pierożki, are Polish dumplings of unleavened dough first boiled and then usually baked or fried. They’re traditionally stuffed with a potato filling, sauerkraut, ground meat or cheese.… Read More

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Japanese soba with Chinese ground chicken meatballs

By On September 19, 2014

Saying you love asian food, is like saying you like European food. What does that even mean, right? Well, I’ll tell you what it means. It means I like the ingredients that… Read More

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Roasted chicken with Madeira sauce

By On August 27, 2014

Chicken is what we call the common poultry eaten in pretty much every bird-eating home. The Gallus gallus domesticus (yes, still talking about chicken) is a domesticated bird, that is a subspecies of… Read More

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The only pizza recipe you need

By On July 29, 2014

The romans used to eat a dish called placenta, a flat bread with cheese and honey on top, flavored with bay leaves. Much like some varieties of the Indian naan bread. Today,… Read More

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Minchia Milanese

By On July 20, 2014

Panettone is basically an egg sponge cake, leavened with spontaneous sourdough, and flavored with an assortment of chopped up candied fruits, raisins and zest from citrus fruit. Making a panettone cake the old fashion way, letting… Read More

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Patrón XO Café, Las Vegas, NV USA

By On June 19, 2014

Patrón is a brand of tequila products produced in Mexico by the Patrón Spirits Company, and Patrón XO is their “ultra premium” tequila. Either they’ve leased their name out, or they’re actually having a café/ice cream business inside Caesar’s… Read More

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Blu Jam Café in Sherman Oaks, CA USA

By On June 17, 2014

Artisan food and organic ingredients, that’s unique sales point many business try to make these days. Actually, with organic coffeeshops popping up every here and there, and with Whole Foods around every… Read More

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Arby’s in Alabama, USA

By On June 16, 2014

On my way across the US, I’m listening to the radio. Conservatives are debating the importance of protecting the constitutional rights to bare arms. As a European, I find the discussion unusual and very… Read More

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Cherry Chocolate Pancakes

By On June 15, 2014

Pancake. A cake in a pan. So simple, yet the lingual confusion is always there. I once had breakfast with a French woman. She wanted pancakes, and because I’m born and raised in… Read More