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Basil and Garlic Knots

Hello Summer! Nice to see you again. Unfortunately, I have to tell you that I’m missing Spring already. I love the fine breeze and especially the warm weather and Spring usually gives me that. But you, Summer, arriving full of heat, are a little too much uncomfortable to stay outside longer than two minutes. Suddenly, […]

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Spinach and Tomato Phyllo Tarts

What? It is almost Summer but not yet? I feel like we are in the middle of August. Especially today, it is very hot outside, one of those days, when the sea is so glassy that it looks like a huge lake. The temperature rises 95 F (35 C), though it feels way above 100 […]

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Spicy Lemon Butter Cookies

Hello cookies! Long time no see. But here I am redeeming myself for the fault. I think I can be forgiven with this butter cookies. I’m sorry, I can’t speak much, you see… those six up there just landed in my mouth… right now… excuse me a minute… or two. Ah, feeling better. The main […]

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Chocolate Salami

Eat chocolates! Look, there’s no metaphysics on earth like chocolates. (in Fernando Pessoa, Tobacco Kiosk, 1928) Today I made this traditional Portuguese dessert. In Portugal, you can find it in any store, but there’s no real one as the homemade. Naturally, many variations abound. It has to have Maria cookies, no doubt, but the almonds […]

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