Grilled sandwich with caramelized onions, mushrooms and goat cheese

“Life is like a sandwich – the more you add to it, the better it becomes”.  Sandwiches for breakfast were kind of a “default” choice when I was growing up. Easiest, quickest to make and hassle free. White bread, butter, cheese or sausage, topped with a tomato or cucumber when available. No one in our…

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Thai Tom Yum

“If you’ve lost your appetite today, I think I have it!” I meant appetite for delicious food, prepared with lots of love and attention. I love how greeks say “food is love”. I think this could be applicable to so many nations or individual people, who actually think what they eat and appreciate the new…

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Curry crepes with mushrooms and veggies

“Love is like breakfast with Mildred. Who’s Mildred? How the heck should I know? I don’t eat breakfast.” Jarod Kintz Spending a weekend over at friends’ cabin with a huge and well equipped kitchen, it was beyond a pleasure to do all the cooking. Well, not all – my friend prepared the octopus (braised in…

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Barley risotto with porcini and fresh thyme

“Falling in love is like eating mushrooms. You never know if it’s the real thing until it’s too late!” I’m back on track to empty my fridge! Last year was unbelievably generous with mushrooms. Facebook was loaded with everyone’s photos of porcini. Those gorgeous mushrooms where growing even in places where usually you wouldn’t find…

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