Category Archives: preserves

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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Peperonata – Italian Bell Pepper Antipasto

Coming from Italy I love Italian food. And there are so many dishes that are paleo friendly. Like this typical antipasto: peperonata. The peperonata is a typical South Italian dish and can be served warm as a side dish for … Continue reading

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A Spicy Apple & Grape Chutney

Chutneys are so yummy and for me they are one of the best side dishes or sauce for meat or fish. Friends of mine like a fruity and spicy chutney on a piece of cheese and I like them also … Continue reading

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