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Black Locust Flower Doughnuts

by smth good on May 4, 2012

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Our locust trees are in bloom. I can’t find the right words to describe how I feel having my ice tea on the terrace in the morning. It’s bliss, it’s close to perfection. But as you are aware, locust flowers don’t last long. As a matter of fact, they are in full bloom for a [...]

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Plum cake

by smth good on September 6, 2011

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Each year on the 1st of September, I start looking for signs of autumn. I love autumn or at least the idea of it. Nice temperatures, exquisite sunsets, fallen leaves are the best premises for long meditative walks as one can see in the movies. No signs of autumn here yet – temperatures are still [...]

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Asparagus cream soup

by smth good 26 April 2011 soups
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We are still in Italy for our Easter vacation and I’m the lucky winner of a free and quite afternoon. Sipping from a great espresso ristretto and enjoying a real gelatto make me wanna share with you some goodies. Hence, this exquisite cream soup that goes well as a light dinner – the main ingredient [...]

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Turkey in marjoram and mustard sauce

by smth good 16 April 2011 meat&poultry
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This dish has German influences, using marjoram and mustard. Marjoram is so dear to me and there are not so many recipes that uses it. So, I try to compensate and use it to spice up salads, fish, game or cheeses. Its nutty spicy flavor goes so well in the dish below that I highly [...]

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Turkey scallopine with lemon and capers sauce

by smth good 8 February 2011 meat&poultry
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Scallopine, escalope, schnitzel or scallop. I must confess that I was quite confused the first time I saw veal scallop on a menu wondering what a bivalve had to do with veal . Thinly pounded meat coated with flour, quickly sauteed in butter & oil – it’s a quick and easy way to cook meat [...]

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Turkey in pineapple and Madeira sauce

by smth good 30 January 2011 meat&poultry
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In the mood for a good steak of some sort, I stormed right to the freezer to look for raw materials. Two giant turkey wings were just at my eyes’ level, ready to fly off the rack. Now, there is a bit of a problem when dealing with turkey wings – they are big but [...]

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Plum dumplings

by smth good 24 January 2011 desserts
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Reminiscence of the former Austrian-Hungarian Empire, plum dumplings can be encountered in most of  East European countries. A juice plum core surrounded by sturdy potato dough, all of it covered in sweet buttery bread crumbs and served with sour cream and jam. Quite savory and might be served as a light lunch in some households, but [...]

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Nettles cream soup

by smth good 21 January 2011 soups
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My husband is writing a music play for children about Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” and you can easily imagine what we’ve been listening over and over again these days . Maybe this is the reason why I’m so strongly craving for a stingy nettles cream soup and longing for spring to come. A little bit [...]

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