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Mothers Day

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake

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  I love chocolate! Specifically, I like dark chocolate. I always have dark chocolate at home. In every country I visit, I don’t miss a chance to taste the chocolate they produce. And when it comes to a holiday table, there is always some space […]

Poached Egg on Avocado-and-Smoked Salmon Toast

Poached Egg on Avocado-and-Smoked Salmon Toast

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  When our son Peter lived with us in our house, on Mother’s Days he was making for me a special breakfast (with my husband’s help, of course). Initially, when he was younger, it was a French toast, and later, in high school, I enjoyed […]

Cheese Torta

Cheese Torta

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  Since I saw Jacques Pepin making this dessert, I fell in love with this simple and stylish dessert. The original recipe calls for honey, pistachio, and dried cranberries. This way the dessert looks very wintery – green pistachios with red cranberries create a Christmas […]

Smoked Oysters Canapé

Smoked Oysters Canapé

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    Full of flavor, with delicate fishy and smoky notes, and with a fruity touch of vinegar – these oysters create a very easy to make and attractive appetizer. These savory canapés are great for serving with cocktails or by themselves. Regular or dark […]

Lazy Pavlova

Lazy Pavlova

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    In my opinion, the dessert Pavlova is one of the best in the whole world. It is heavenly delicious and looks fantastic. And it is fairly easy to make. But I will talk about real Pavlova at another time. Today I would like […]

Salmon Tartar

Salmon Tartar

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    This tartar can be served as an appetizer or as a light and healthy lunch, on a bed of salad greens and with a French baguette toast. Since I first made this luscious dish, it became our family favorite appetizer. The tartar looks […]