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An old Tradition as Dessert – The Yule Log

I don’t know in how many you still know about this old tradition during the wintertime and especially around Christmas. Today many traditions are gone, in some countries you can’t even call an event anymore by its name because there … Continue reading

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Heath Sand – A German Christmas Cookie

In German these cookies are called Heidesand. They are traditional Christmas cookies but you can find them all year round today. This recipe is easy and perfect. Heidesand is a short cake, a tea cookie made of short pastry. In … Continue reading

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Another of My Favorite Antipasto – Alici Marinate

A typical dish from Campania, a southern region of Italy, the ‘alici marinate’ once were a meal of the poor people. Easy to make it is also a way to preserve ‘raw’ fish. Antipasti in Italy, meze in Greece and … Continue reading

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One of my favorite Antipasti – Eggplants in Olive Oil

Preserved food is one of the best ways to eat vegetables or fruits from the summer season also during the winter season when only little fresh food is growing outside. Preserved under olive oil in Italy it becomes a great … Continue reading

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Flourless Italian Almond Cookies – Spumini Abruzzesi

Every region in every country has its own typical dishes and desserts. I am always curious to know the ones especially from Italy. This time I have tried some typical cookies from the Abruzzo region. A friend of mine sent … Continue reading

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