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Mothers Day

Salmon Tartar

Salmon Tartar

    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 […]

Pomegranate Cosmopolitan

Pomegranate Cosmopolitan

    Happy Friday! I can tell you that it was an ‘accidental’ cocktail. Few years ago, on a Valentine’s Day, my husband asked me which cocktail I would like, and I asked for one of my favorites – the Cosmopolitan. When I sipped the cocktail […]

Porchetta

Porchetta

    Generally speaking, any pork roasted with herbs and spices typical for this dish can be called porchetta. In old times, in Italy, porchetta was made from a whole pig. It was first deboned, then the meat and the fat along with its skin […]

Cheesecake with Berries and Jelly

Cheesecake with Berries and Jelly

    Cheesecake is probably the most universal cake. It is great to be served for any occasion, and all people (with very few exceptions) love this dessert. A cheesecake made with fresh berries and covered with a fruit jelly will beat all the ‘deliciousness […]

Apricot Jam Tart

Apricot Jam Tart

    After such an emotional week (the elections!) we all need to relax and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, or may be, a glass of wine. And a delicately sweet bite of my apricot jam tart will be a good complement to […]

Strawberry Caipirinha

Strawberry Caipirinha

    Happy Friday! Are you ready for a Labor Day? Have you already planed a menu for the holiday picnic? What about drinks? We all deserve a good drink, don’t we? We worked hard to become more successful and wealthier which also helps to […]