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FoodGirl and the kitchen

Every year countless of women and men wreck their brains over, what they are doing for Valentine's Day. Some consider it a typical Hallmark holiday, but the hopeless romantics incessantly search for the perfect date night. The beauty is: it does not have to be as difficult as everyone makes it. Speaking from experience, Valentine's Day does…

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FoodSugar Basil

Очень люблю ходить на бранчи. Так как бранчи бывают в основном по воскресеньям, то радует тот факт, что можно наконец-то выспаться после долгой рабочей недели, красиво одеться и начать день в приятной атмосфере. Бранч - английская традиция позднего завтрака. Слово происходит от слияния двух: "breakfast" - завтрак и "lunch" - ланч. Во многих странах воскресные…

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FoodSugar Basil

Несколько месяцев назад я получила прекрасный керамический подарок - тажин. Это блюдо, так же как и название посуды, очень популярно в странах Магриба, в частности в Марокко. Узнала я про него, когда жила на юге Франции, от своей марокканской подруги. Ее семья часто приглашала меня к себе на ужин, где они традиционно подавали тажин. Помню,…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

My days "off" are few and far between. And I say "off" with quotations, because they are not days "off" at all. On days like that I lie in bed in the am and envision myself getting dressed and entering my baby's nursery all wide eyed and bushy tailed. Then I frolick happily down stairs…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

I am not a fan of cod.  There I said it.  I never order it in the restaurant unless it comes as the crispy counterpart of the fantastic duo Fish & Chips.  Anything covered in effervescent beer batter has a spot on my palate.  But regular cod…. well I had a bad experience with it.…

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FoodGirl and the kitchen

This post is a recreation of the very first blog post I ever wrote. However, it was so near and dear to my heart that I decided I needed to make it better. Year after year the one request I keep getting from my readers and clients alike is to teach them the secret to a real…

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