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Moldavian Placinta

Thanks to internet the Moldavian cuisine is no hidden secret. The first recipe which I found was ‘placinta’, although I immediately realized that there are a lot of versions. 92 more words


Greek Orange Pie ( Portokalopita )

‘Tis the season of fresh oranges, and the markets are full of many different varieties.  Each year, I try out my Orange Pie recipe.  I think the picture of this years version looks like a piece of art.  878 more words

Scattered thoughts. Searching for motivation and creativity.

As winter grinds on motivation is more elusive.  Tons of ideas swirling in my brain but few come to fruition, losing footing to yet another Netflix or Kindle binge while swaddled in blankets and surrounded by coffee and tea cups. 728 more words


Tiropita Strifti Recipe & Video

I am so excited to share this recipe with you all! One of my all-time favorite traditional cheese pie recipes.

Strifti meaning in a spiral shape, and made with my homemade phyllo dough recipe which you can find… 186 more words

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Banitsa, Demystified

My first recipe is for banitsa (Bulgarian баница), because it’s a quintessentially Bulgarian dish. Granted, it’s similar to a Turkish burek or a Greek tyropita… 1,460 more words


This is eggs and cheese and spinach and onions baked into a phyllo dough crust. For most of my adult life, I thought it was called spank-o-pita, and now that I know it isn’t, I like it a little bit less, but it’s still pretty much an omelet danish. 9 more words


Apple Pecan Strudel

Every autumn the abundance of apples and pecans is overwhelming – in a very good way. When I see stacks of Honey Crisp apples and freshly harvested pecans at farmers markets, I stock up and start thinking about… 1,016 more words

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