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Stuffed eggplant with quinoa

I love stuffed red peppers. When I don’t have red peppers I use eggplant. You can find at the market small eggplant perfect to be stuffed. This is a simple vegan weeknight dinner, side dish, or entrée. The recipe is plant-based, meat-free, low carb, and easy to make. Stuffed eggplant with quinoa Eggplants/aubergines are awesome. You… Continue reading Stuffed eggplant with quinoa

Appetizer · Maine dish · Photography · Salad

Carrot-Apple-Celery Salad with Spicy Yogurt Dressing

I love salad, carrots and celery, any king of celery. I love to make a salad with carrot, apple, and celery for something refreshing. I don’t use mayo for the salad. I use a spicy yogurt that I love. Carrot-Apple-Celery Salad with Spicy Yogurt Dressing Did you know that there are 3 types of celery?… Continue reading Carrot-Apple-Celery Salad with Spicy Yogurt Dressing

Appetizer · Desserts · Maine dish · Photography

Menu ideas for Christmas

Christmas cooking can be daunting. The pressure to make it good, make it tasty, and just make it work is big. Planning ahead is the key. It always starts with choosing the right menu. Sorting out what you’re going to cook and when, and then prepping the dishes, is the secret to Christmas Day success. Think… Continue reading Menu ideas for Christmas

Maine dish · Soup

Celebrating Germany’s National Soup Day!

It’s National Soup Day in Germany. It’s a dish enjoyed all over the world in thousands of variations. And it has been a food staple in many ancient civilizations. In honor of Germany’s holiday, I am bringing you a list of soup recipes that I really love. So sit back, grab a spoon and enjoy!… Continue reading Celebrating Germany’s National Soup Day!

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Soya and pea stew

Pea and soya stew This is a quick second course for vegetarians and vegans and an excellent source of vegetable proteins. The recipe is very easy and is great for the less experienced cooks. Ingredients: 200g soya chunks400g canned peas1 cup vegetable stock1 onionOlive oil1 cherry tomato sauce can1 garlic gloveSalt and pepper1 teaspoon mustard… Continue reading Soya and pea stew

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Milk-Cup Red mushrooms in the Oven

Milk-Cup Red mushrooms in the Oven Milk-Cup Red Mushrooms are Lactarius deliciosus also known as saffron milk cap and red pine mushroom. They taste amazing and are one of my favorite to eat and forage. Usually I cook them like that but today I tried a new recipe. The smell in the kitchen was to… Continue reading Milk-Cup Red mushrooms in the Oven

Desserts · Maine dish · Photography · Soup

Autumn recipe

I made a list of my favorite recipes for autumn. I love the nature in the fall. I love foraging mushrooms and cooking them. Boletus cream soup Boletus cream soup Baked sweet brown pumpkin with mushrooms White moussaka Stuffed peppers with turkey breast Omelet with chanterelles Fish stew Roasted turkey legs Ratatouille in a pumpkin… Continue reading Autumn recipe

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Morning power – egg and light green pesto

Egg and light green pesto My morning power in the spring is greens. I leave the cereal for other days and start my morning with something green: smoothie, pesto, pie, etc. So here is this morning plate: 1 egg from my neighbor’s chicken1 slice of breads with seeds3-4 table spoons of light green pesto If… Continue reading Morning power – egg and light green pesto