Eggplant with Sesame Ponzu Sauce


While I’m enjoying time with my family in Romania several of my favorite food bloggers (born outside US just like me) are sharing their culinary talents with you.  Today, I’d like you to welcome Nami. She’s a Japanese, now living in San Francisco area. She’s the mother of two precious kids, age 5 and 3. … 

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Zucchini bread


For the last couple of days I keep reading and hearing : where did summer go?  I’m not the one that has the answer but I hope wherever you are you can still find some zucchini to make this bread. Just before I left the States my friend Priscilla asked me if i like to… 

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Coconut Banana Scones


Good morning!! A good breakfast makes a whole lot of difference. Yesterday I woke up bright and early thinking of my long list of things to do. Put the kettle on to make some tea and ransacked through the pantry to see what I can make for breakfast. To be honest I was thinking about… 

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Whole-wheat flat bread


I love dipping bread into spiced olive oil. I remember when my grandma baked flat bread and we all gathered around the table to dip small pieces of bread in salty olive oil. I loved watching my grandma making bread. She never used a kitchen scale or measuring cups/spoons. She knew how much each ingredient… 

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Apple Walnut Bread


Although it is not officially fall yet, slowly the summer heat is becoming a soft shadow and chili mornings and evenings are taking its place. For the last couple of days I saw dew on the flowers in front of my house. I also see parents rushing at the store doing the last minute back… 

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Lavender scones


For quite a while I used to make scones every weekend for breakfast. Now, I can’t remember when or why I stopped. Every time my friend Christiane shared a scone recipe I kept telling myself : this weekend I’ll bake some scones. That weekend passed, and then another one and many more until I saw… 

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Banana Oats Bars


I usually don’t write about a recipe immediately after I make unless I have a date-line. Sometimes it takes me even a month or more to decide if it’s blog worthy or not. There are times I see a recipe on another blog and run in the kitchen to make it. I’ve seen these bars… 

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Green Tea Cookies


I did it! I did it! If you have kids you probably know the We did it song from Dora the explorer After 3 batches and 1 pound of butter ruined I baked the first Vegan Sugar Cookies!! I did it! I did it!! Ever since I read Ann Gentry cookbook and discovered the vegan… 

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Dried fruit and seeds bars


Calling a snack bar “healthy” is subjective. I can easily call these bars healthy, but that doesn’t mean they are good for you or for you. Some people follow a low carb diet, others just sugar free, lots are trying to go fat free, me – doing my best to come up with meals as… 

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Roasted vegetable dip and pita chips


  About two weeks ago I went to the town to do my grocery shopping. While browsing through the fresh produce section, keeping also an eye on Tiffany not to jump out of the cart despite the seat belt I stopped to pick some tomatoes. Near me a lady with a little girl were buying… 

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No Knead Bread


I’d like to start today’s post by saying Thank You to everyone that buzzed, shared and left a comment on my Life as a blogger post and not only. I’m not a very talkative person, although my husband and a couple of very close friends might argue that. A couple of weeks ago I was… 

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Olive oil rosemary bread


I’ve been meaning to make olive oil bread for a while now but every time I set my mind on it, I’d read about another bread combo and the olive oil was left behind again and again. Last week, while reading my favorite blogs I saw Sara‘s olive oil rolls . I knew it’s time… 

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