Maine dish, Photography

Wild mushrooms pie with traditional sausage and cheese

One of the first mushrooms my dad showed me when I was little were Russulas or Brittle Gill family.  Those mushrooms took me a few years to identify them and choose the eatable ones correctly. Most of the people foraging don’t take these mushrooms. They think that are not very tasty. Most of the Brittle… Continue reading Wild mushrooms pie with traditional sausage and cheese

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16th October – World Food Day

The day is celebrated by many organizations concerned with food security.  The theme for this year is Change the future migration. Invest in food security and rural development. In over 150 countries across the world are organized events to promote awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure… Continue reading 16th October – World Food Day

Maine dish, Photography

Homemade gnocchi with chicken breast and red chili jam

For a long time I wanted to make gnocchi. I saw a recipe at the TV and it looked so easy, so I thought I can manage to do gnocchi alone. 3 ingredients and you have an amazing dish on your table. I already add them to my “Easy to do” list. Ingredients for gnocchi:… Continue reading Homemade gnocchi with chicken breast and red chili jam

Photography, Sauce and jam

Red chili jam

During the time I start this cooking and photography blog I mad many recipes that I fell in love with them. Some were from cooking books or blogs, other just my own recipes with the ingredients I had in my kitchen.  This red chili peppers jam is one of them. I started from the basic… Continue reading Red chili jam

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Spirulina

Spirulina is an algae powder consumed for centuries due to its nutritional value and health benefits. It grows naturally in oceans and salty lakes like Lake Texcoco (Mexico) or Lake Chad (Africa). When harvested correctly from non-contaminated ponds and bodies of water, it is one of the most potent nutrient sources available. Spirulina grows in… Continue reading Spirulina

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Book review – LOVE THY LEGUMES – SONALI SURATKAR

Being a person who has a healthy lifestyle, I was honored to write a review for Sonali’s book: “Love Thy Legumes”. I read it twice before writing this review, first as a person who loves great recipes and second as a person who has to write a review. It is the first time I am… Continue reading Book review – LOVE THY LEGUMES – SONALI SURATKAR

Drinks, Photography

Lemonade

I am surviving summer with lemonade. Fresh cold lemonade. Who doesn’t love a cold lemonade? My recipe is simple so you can make it any time you like. Ingredients: 3 lemon juices 1 liter water A bunch of fresh mint leaves ½ tea spoon Stevia sugar Directions: Mix everything together. If you don’t have ice… Continue reading Lemonade