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Chinese Five Spice Mix

I have food nazi tendencies. I refuse to buy commercial products full of additives when I can make the same thing at home with natural ingredients for a small portion of the cost. 183 more words


Pastitsio -- The most gorgeous Greek 'lasagna' :)

This recipe isn’t an easy one.  However, the work is soooo worth it.  This recipe is a staple in any Greek household and I have found that it gets better every time I make it.   796 more words

Mediterranean Flavors

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Have I mentioned that I LOVE autumn? Probably like hundreds of times, but I have to say it over and over again because it’s true. And it always surprises me when early autumn arrives, how excited it makes me feel. 585 more words


Aromatic Cinnamon, Cloves & Coconut Rice

An aromatic combination of rice and earthy spices take this usual side dish on a whole new level. You can’t go wrong with cinnamon, cloves and coconut, they have so much character on their own but when you combine them, it’s a whole another delicious story! 220 more words


Best Ever Coffee Cake

My last meal then
would be pastry
kneaded by her hand
and filled
as if by magic with her love
soft on the tongue…

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Orange and Clove Pomander

All that is required to make an orange and clove pomander is an orange, cloves, a ribbon and a skewer.  They first became popular, apparently in the Middle Ages – to ward off nasty smells and the Black death.   331 more words


34 Mulled wine

Autumn has officially started. Driving home from work, after 11pm, optimised temperature just above 7 degrees. You can feel it in the air, the winter is coming. 115 more words

Perfect For Winter