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Chestnut confiture with chestnut honey recipe
2 years ago

Chestnut confiture with chestnut honey recipe

I think we are having a very good chestnut season this year. Normally we go into the forest two or three times during this period to forage all the chestnuts …
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Deliciously creamy basic hummus recipe
3 years ago

Deliciously creamy basic hummus recipe

In my ongoing effort to eat less cheese, I have been trying to expand the palet of spreads that I can easily make from scratch at home. Why spreads? Well, …
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Vegetarian horseradish pumpkin seeds spread
6 years ago

Vegetarian horseradish pumpkin seeds spread

As a vegetarian I don’t have a lot of options when it comes to building up a rich sandwich. Definitely not in France, as the French aren’t too fond of …
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Ajvar, a-jar-full (of comfort)
9 years ago

Ajvar, a-jar-full (of comfort)

Ajvar [ajвар]! Or Ajver – whatever you prefer – is one of those terrific foods from my youth. Back then it was a real comfort food, since I didn’t have …
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Unripe green walnut preserve and confiture
10 years ago

Unripe green walnut preserve and confiture

The harvesting season for green unripe walnuts began nine days ago for me this year. A bit late, but summer came late this year and everything moved on a bit. …
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Cherry Jam with Rosemary
10 years ago

Cherry Jam with Rosemary

Cherry season it is. A week ago the cherry season was only starting and the cherries weren’t ripe. But we were eager and the cherries tasted very good already so …
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