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  • Grape focaccia aka schiacciata
    Autumn,  Recipes

    Italian Recipes: Schiacciata

    Autumn on a plate Schiacciata – a variation of the Italian grape focaccia There are some foods that you only need to eat once and you fall in love with them forever. I’m sure you know the feeling. It’s like…

  • gem lettuce broth recipe
    Recipes,  Summer

    Romanian Recipes: Gem Lettuce Broth

    Romanian Recipes Gem Lettuce Broth with Lovage and Poached Egg Gem lettuce broth – recipe and variations There has been an ‘all things lovage’ series going on las week on my Instagram under #lovageweek. It started randomly, after I returned…

  • lovage pesto recipe
    Recipes,  Spring,  Summer

    Lovage pesto

    when life gives you a big bunch of lovage.... ….you whip up the most delicious lovage pesto Lovage pesto with lemon and pumpkin seeds My recent trip to Romania was such an inspiration. I met with fellow bloggers at a…