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Strawberry Rhubarb Summer Drink

Now is the season for ripe strawberries and rhubarb and with these you can make a refreshing lemonade. This sweet and sour strawberry rhubarb drink is easy to make and refreshing for hot days. My kids love it! And for an adult party or a picnic with friends, you can add a little rum or tequila. CHEERS! (more…)...
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Raspberry Cannoli

I made cannoli  from puff pastry, adding a sweet and sour stuffing of raspberries and mascarpone. I also made two sauces from sweet mango and sour strawberries, which are excellent additions to this dessert that simply melts in your mouth. Serve quickly. (more…)...
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Strawberry Bruschetta

During strawberry season I try to make this quick and easy refreshing snack of strawberries, which is perfect for a lunchtime picnic or brunch with friends and family. Sweet strawberries with cream cheese and a pleasant tartness of balsamic, what a nice combo! Instead of goat cheese try to add mascarpone cheese or ricotta. (more…)...
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Chicken Pho

Vietnamese Pho soup is a nourishing meat or chicken broth soup with rice noodles. Importantly this soup also contains herbs, chili pepper, and lime. Pho soup is a popular street food in Vietnam. In the South they eat the soup for breakfast and sometimes for lunch and the north of Vietnam consume it at any time of day. The soup...
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Keftedes (Greek Meatballs)

Keftédes (κεφτέδες) may be one of the best Greek appetizers (mezé) around! They are little round meatballs served as an appetizer or with tzatziki, Greek salata and pita or pasta for a full meal. Of course there are many recipes for this dish. Keftedes differ from many meatballs because of their size. Greeks make them very...
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Tzatziki

Tzatziki is a classical Greek yogurt and cucumber sauce. If you don’t have  Greek yogurt, take 1 cup plain yogurt with no additives, strain it and mix with 200 g of sour cream. Also use small or medium cucumbers, preferably without large seeds. This sauce is great to serve with pita bread, fresh vegetables, meat or fish....
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