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Satsebeli Sauce (Pamidvris Satsebeli)

Satsebeli (Satsibeli) is a Georgian sauce, which literally means "sauce", and is made from pureed tart fruit or fruit juices. There are many recipes of Georgian sauce satsebeli and each of them has its own characteristics and ingredients. This Georgian sauce can be from tkemali ( unripe mirabelles or very sour plums), tomatoes, unripe grapes, cherries, pomegranate juice and walnuts. This...
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Zucchini pancakes

Crispy pancakes with a nice soft center. They taste like the zucchini version of 'deruny', Ukrainian potato pancakes. It's better to use older squash or zucchini, they have less liquid so the dough is thicker and much richer flavor. You can add fresh garlic instead of garlic powder, the flavor is a little stronger. The herbs you can change depending...
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Easter Cake (Kulich)

Kulich is a Easter bread-like cake that is traditional in the Orthodox Christian faith. Kulich is shaped like a cylinder, often prepared with raisins and decorated with powdered sugar or glaze on top. Spices like vanilla, cardamom, and nutmeg are often added. Traditionally after the Easter service, Kulich, Paskha (cottage cheese cake) and colored eggs are blessed by the priest. This...
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Greek Pasta Salad

Light refreshing and nourishing spring/summer salad, this  pasta salad can be a great dish for lunch on a hot day, or for a romantic dinner with the wine or bring it to a picnic in Summer! Cook the salad 5 hours before serving, or leave for overnight in a refrigerator so everything has a chance to soak up the flavors of...
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Chocolate Pudding with Guinness

This rich, smooth chocolate pudding with homemade whipped cream is always a treat and easy to whip up, much better than boxed pudding mix. The ingredients below will yield one large glass of pudding, if you want you can divide it into smaller containers. Instead of Nutella, you can add 1 tbsp of chopped hazelnuts....
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Everyone’s Irish on March 17th

St. Patrick's Day is a holiday that is celebrated on March 17 in memory of St. Patrick in Ireland. Saint Patrick is one of the most venerated saints in the world. According to legend, Saint Patrick brought Christianity to the pagan island and drove out all the snakes. St. Patrick's Day began as an extremely religious holiday but now it...
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Irish beef goulash

March 17 - a day when everyone can feel a little Irish! Parties, get-together, and family dinners wouldn't be complete without corned beef and cabbage, vegetables and traditional Irish and Irish-American dishes. In Irish cuisine you can always find healthy recipes with fresh simple ingredients and goulash is one of them. Goulash is a soup or stew made of...
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Räkmacka, Swedish Shrimp Sandwich

Räkmacka is a popular Swedish open faced shrimp sandwich. I usually order it every time when we go to IKEA, it’s a light, fresh and very tasty sandwich. You can use any type of bread but usually this sandwich uses rye bread and makes it much tastier. Either way it’s best to use a hearty bread that can hold heavy shrimp, eggs...
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