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A SIMPLE, DOWN TO EARTH, HANDS-ON, SELF-RELIANT LIFE #ONTHEMOUNTAIN

About marta pakovska

Marta is born in the Balkans, raised in the Lowlands, and now living at the foot of the French Alps. She has worked most her life on 'the internet' and was educated as an historian. On this blog she tells stories about her life.
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Open farm weekend in France – visit plant-nurseries
5 years ago

Open farm weekend in France – visit plant-nurseries

When we first arrived in France I had big troubles finding plant nurseries or garden centres around Grenoble or in the Isere region. I have told you this before. I …
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Scandinavian seed crackers with gomashio
5 years ago

Scandinavian seed crackers with gomashio

I have to share this recipe with you. It’s so easy and the result is so crunchy and delicious, that I’m pretty sure I’ll be making a sheet of crackers …
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Tavce gravce a Macedonian baked bean casserole recipe
5 years ago

Tavce gravce a Macedonian baked bean casserole recipe

Tavče gravče (Тавче гравче) is the name for a traditional dish we make in Macedonia. It’s a white bean casserole. Besides beans the dish contains a variety of vegetables, of …
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A walk around the village lake
5 years ago

A walk around the village lake

We are nicely settling in, a month after our move. Living here, feels very natural. So natural that I haven’t showed you much of our new village, assuming I have …
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Winterfood tarte tatin with orange confiture and onions
5 years ago

Winterfood tarte tatin with orange confiture and onions

At our recent visit to the Netherlands, we took the time to meet up with friends and family. People prepared tasty food for us in return and amongst those great …
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Vegetarian spinach and legumes winter stew
5 years ago

Vegetarian spinach and legumes winter stew

It has been a while since I last posted a recipe here. You know how things go with moving and the holidays, time flies by. I also consciously didn’t set …
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St Hugues de Chartreuse & musée d’art sacré contemporain
5 years ago

St Hugues de Chartreuse & musée d’art sacré contemporain

Months ago Eduard and I set ourselves the goal to go out for walks or hikes as often as we could, and at least once every weekend. Although it’s definitely no …
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Caramelised coffee honey sauce on banana kasha
6 years ago

Caramelised coffee honey sauce on banana kasha

A few days ago I stumbled into a recipe on the beautiful blog of Apples under my bed. It came exactly at the right time as I was searching for some …
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Healthy and easy to make banana shake for breakfast
6 years ago

Healthy and easy to make banana shake for breakfast

Breakfast rituals. A lot has been written about it, by myself included. I have told you earlier that I have a few breakfast templates that I rotate during the week to …
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