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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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Homemade Gherkins or Pickles

Fermentation is a way of conserving food. It is one of the oldest ways to preserve food and have enough to eat during ‘hard’ times like winter or dry periods. I prepared homemade gherkins or pickles. There is evidence of … Continue reading

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Avocado Pecan Dip for a Movie-Night

A few days ago my better half brought a bunch of home-grown avocados. They were sitting and sitting and sitting in the fruit bowl and none of us had an idea what to do with them. Both of us didn’t … Continue reading

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A Quick Strawberry Jam with Chia Seeds

There are moments I have a kind of feeling like having something delicious. Or I would like to have a nice slice of toasted bread with a little jam on it. But for this really very rare moments I don’t … Continue reading

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