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A Glass of Cherry liqueur?

In the 13th century monks produced an infusion of alcohol with sugar and herbs as medicine. Today it is called liqueur and produced worldwide and has lost the healing aspect to a more pleasure enjoyment. Still there are many with … Continue reading

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Sun-dried Tomatoes – Easy and Delicious

Sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil are a delicious antipasto all year round. They can be eaten directly on toasted bread or in a mixed salad. Simple dried tomatoes can be used in a lot of recipes and give that special … Continue reading

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Summer Fruits in a Bottle: Juicing

Juicing means to extract the liquid out of fruits, vegetables or even herbs. There are many ways of juicing: the fresh way is for sure the better choice. I want to talk of fruit extracting as conservation of fruits of … Continue reading

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The Japanese Medlar – A Typical Italian Summer Fruit

The large ever green shrub or tree of Japanese medlar, or also called loquat, is a very common fruit tree in Italy. Its yellow fruits look like small peaches, the taste is a mixture between apple and pear. It is … Continue reading

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Green Sauce on Green Thursday

Tomorrow is Maundy or Holy Thursday. In some countries it is called Green Thursday and traditionally you eat something green. I decided for a green sauce made of béchamel and parsley, like my mother did, when I was a child. … Continue reading

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