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spanish food

Spanish Food Is All About Variety

One of the two countries that make the Iberian Peninsula, Spain is truly blessed with natural bounty. It has the longest sea shore line in Europe and is blessed with fertile lands. The country boasts of a large variety of vegetables and the dry arid climates is just perfect for olives and grapes, all a […]

wine secrets

Hidden Wine Secrets You Did Not Know About

You may enjoy wine, but not be aware of the wine secrets that can enhance your pleasure. Each time you see a wine snob swirling the wine, sniffing it and then sipping it with their closed eyes, you think what it is that the other guy knows and you don’t. Well here are a few […]

stuffed turkey

The Turkey Stuffing Challenge

Christmas is about to come, so if you are still wondering about the turkey, here is a recipe that will help you impress your guests. The Christmas turkey stuffing is usually different than the Thanksgiving one. The ingredients you need are: 2 oz butter, fresh sage, 12 strips of pancetta, 1 bulb of garlic, 4 […]

exotic cocktails

Exotic Cocktails And Why Should They Be Enjoyed?

Exotic cocktails can bring in the oomph to any party, so it makes sense that you add a few to your repertoire. Cocktails are not all that hard to master, if you know what to use, how to use and how much of it to use. Here are a few exotic cocktails that will remind […]

marzipan fruits

Marzipan – the Sweet Addition to the Christmas Baking

The marzipan is one of the oldest sweets in the world. The origin of this delicacy is shrouded in the mystery of the time and probably that’s why there are various stories about it. It is known, that in the ancient times the practice to mix almonds with sugar-cane juice was very popular in the […]

endives

Endives: A Healthy Dish You Love To Cook

Endives are a leafy vegetable from the daisy family. They are a great addition to salads and other dishes. Endives hold well on their own to when cooked well. Cooking endives is quite simple if a few things are kept in mind. Endives belong to the chicory family, thus a slight bitterness is to be […]

minestrone soup for winter

Minestrone – an Italian Tradition for Cold Winter Days

The Minestrone is one of the most popular Italian soups and it is a favorite meal for millions of people around the globe. In case you want to cook something different and very delicious, here is an original recipe for Minestrone. The ingredients you need are: ¼ olive oil, 1 clove garlic, 1 1/3 chopped […]