Edible Butter Picture Cookies

These delicious and beautiful vintage Butter Cookies make such a lovely gift, no matter what the occasion might be. These were made for Valentines Day, but can be easily styled to your preference and occasions.   what you need: 3 cups all purpose flour 1 1/8 cups of cold butter, cut in smal cubes 1 cup…

Spinach Yogurt Soup

If you like yogurt, then this soup is a must try. A new version of the classic turkish yogurt soup.   what you need: 1 large starchy potato ( about 1/2 pound), cut in smal cubes 1/2 onion, chopped 1 tbs potato starch 2 tbs unsalted butter 1 fresh garlic clove, pressed 2 tbs fresh…

Sweet fresh Mint Tea

This is a super quick version of the  traditional moroccan Mint Tea     What you need (for 2 cups): 2 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon strong loose green tea 1 handful fresh mint leaves sugar, honey or agave to taste   Bring your water to a boil. Fill your green tea into a disposable…

Worlds best & Healthy Chocolate Milk

This Chocolate Milk is without any sugar! Only sweeten through Dates, which makes this creamy Chocolate Milk rich in minerals.   what you need for 2 portions: 1 1/2 cups organic whole milk ( or any milk of your choice, like almond milk) 5 pitted, dried dates 1/4 tsp cinnamon ( or if you like…

Pear Cake Cookies

You have the softness of a cake with a cookie shell. The pear chunks make these cookies moist & juicy!     I got 9 cookies out of the recipe, but only cause I didn’t care to measure them so that the size would be exactly the same.   what you need: 1/4 cup sugar…

papa arrugadas with aioli

Those wrinkly salted skin potatoes are good as a main menue with this freshly made alioli or as a side dish to fish and meat   what you need for the potatoes: 4 tablespoons Sea Salt 2 1/2 pounds waxy new potatoes ( skin on)   Wash your potatoes, add them to a flat large…

Cloudy chocolate-toffee bites

This beautiful cloudy bites, come with a great crunch outside and chewy middle.     What you need: 3 eggs The weight of your 3 egg whites of powderd sugar 1/2 cup toasted crushed nuts like pecans, almonds 2 tablespoon chocolate powder 1/2 cup toffee or caramel crumbs 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon So I…

Galic-Lemon Bird Roast

This fingerlicking  Roasted Chicken is so juicy, full of flavors  and makes an amazing Sunday Dinner   I almost always let my poultry ( or pork at times) take a bath The flavor will be all the way through to the bone, and it gets oh so juicy and tender! It takes some time &…

Red Wine Bolognese Ragout

The slow simmering makes this Bolognese Ragout just fantastic!       what you need: 3.5 oz (100 g) of smoky bacon (pancetta) !/2 pound (250 g) of ground beef 1/2 pound (250 g) of ground pork 1 medium size onion, stalk of celery and large carrot 2 tablespoons of tomato paste 1/2 can of…

Herbal-Chicken Dumpling Soup

Originally posted on Love, Sugar & Spices:
herbal-chicken dumpling soup 2 cups flour ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 pinch Salt 2 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup milk 2 egg yolks 4 tablesp. fine chopped herbals ( parsley, chives, basil…) 2 tablesp.  kresse to garnish 4 -5 chicken thighs 2 quart chicken broth   cook the chicken thighs…

Avocado-Almond Humus

One of my favorite ways to make and eat Humus       what you need: 1 can of cooked chickpeas flesh of 1 ripe avocado 1/2 onion 1 large garlic 2 -3 tablesp. of lemon juice 1/4 of a cup of peeled,chopped, toasted almonds 3 tablesp.  native olive oil 3 tablesp. of fresh chopped parsley…

Summer Pasta

Sun ripened and in season vegtables makes this Pasta taste like summer       what you need:   2 1/2 cups dry bow pasta ( also works with gluten-free pasta) 2 zucchini, cut in half and sliced 2  cups of  seeded,cut in half  and sliced yellow and red bell pepper  1 cup of cherry tomatoes…