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Macarons
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Macarons


Holiday macarons (perfect for gifting to family and friends) (Pictured here are crème brûlée, black sesame, lychee and piña colada flavoured macarons) Ingredients 120g almond flour120g icing sugar86 egg white86 granulated sugar Directions Whip egg whites until very foamy before starting to add granulated sugar. Stop beating meringue at FIRM peaks (not stiff) when the … Continue reading

Greek Mosaiko Log
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Greek Mosaiko Log


Never a christmas without a delicious Mosaiko – chocolate «salami», kormos, this chocolate heaven has many names and I decorated with ferrero rocher and different chocolate sprinkles. Ingredients Mosaiko – chocolate «salami» – kormos 200 grams dark chocolate 300 ml heavy cream 150 grams icing sugar 250 petit beurre biscuits 160 grams butter 100 grams … Continue reading

Kimchi Recipe
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Kimchi Recipe


Ingredients 1 large Chinese (Napa) cabbage, daikon, or cucumber (see Notes below) 2 Tablespoons salt (see directions) Nira (Japanese chives, optional) Sauce: (Measurements are PER POUND of cabbage, or other vegetable.) 3 Tablespoons chopped green onion 1 Tablespoon chopped/grated garlic 1 Tablespoon chopped/grated ginger 1-3 Tablespoons coarse ground Korean gochugaru red pepper flakes (preferred), or … Continue reading

Chicken Gyro Inspiration
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Chicken Gyro Inspiration


I know these are not 100% traditional gyros but they are definitely gyro-inspired with some Middle Eastern influence. 666 🇬🇷 🇹🇷 🔥🔥🔥Chicken shawarma, hummus, tzatziki, tomatoes, kalamata olives and pan-fried halloumi 🔥🔥🔥 (and chillies, of course) I pickle my own onion and make my own tzatziki & hummus from scratch. Recipes below if you’re interested … Continue reading

Covid Pandemic – A week in the life of a working caregiver wife and mom
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Covid Pandemic – A week in the life of a working caregiver wife and mom


It’s been an exhausting 7-days. Just trying to purge the overwhelming feelings. I feel like I have been holding my breath waiting for it to get better. Now that the water is running and the dialysis machine has been serviced I feel thought I would feel like a weight has been lifted. I don’t feel … Continue reading