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caviar

The Black Delicacy Called Caviar

The caviar is something rather exclusive, only the very socially conscious and financially fit have the privilege to taste. Or so it was for many centuries. However this exclusive dish has the most realistic cause for which it is so rare and hence so expensive. The sturgeon fish – the fish species producing the black […]

banana bread

Banana Bread – An all Time Favorite Breakfast

The Banana bread is an absolute classic, when it comes to breakfast.  It is a traditional supplement to any breakfast, so here is a recipe that you may want to try out. The Banana, Pineapple and Walnut Cake are a recipe that has richer taste compared to the simple banana bread and it doesn’t take […]

wine with food

The Beginner’s Guide to Combining Wine with Food

The lady of the house when preparing a tasteful meal fit to entertain guests should know few basic steps in order to combine the dishes with the right type of wine. It is common knowledge that there are certain types of dishes that fit only certain types of wines; so in order not to ruin […]

raw salmon

The Right Way to Savor a Fresh Delight Called Salmon

Salmon talk is on everybody’s lips for almost ten years now. Ever since the benefits of Omega 3 and 6 were discovered, the meaty flesh of the salmon has become one of the trendiest ingredients for a healthy meal. As with any other trendy dish, the talk about whether all salmon is healthy and what’s […]

port wine

Port Wine – Dessert Drink or Simply Drinking Delight?

Douro Valley is the valley carved in the mountains by the river with the same name. In spite of the hard rocky terrain the proverbial Portuguese tenacity turned this area, generations ago, in a unique type of vineyard: the home of the exquisite Port Wine. The Port Wine home starts one hundred kilometers east of […]

homemade chocolate

Home Made Chocolates for Valentine’s Celebration

There is nothing like homemade chocolates for the Valentine`s Day. Here are few recipes that will make your holiday special. The first recipe is chocolate-covered cherry cordials. The ingredients you need are: 1 1/3 cups sugar, 3 tbsp. light corn syrup, 1 tbsp. kirsch or brandy, 1/4 tsp. inverts, 30 maraschino cherries with stems attached, […]

foie gras

From Liver Pâté to the Foie Gras

The foie gras is arguably one of the most famous dishes of the French cuisine and along with its mighty history many other types of liver pâtés came to challenge its fame. Traditionally the liver pâté is made of bird, cow or pig liver depending on the preferences and tastes of the consumer. Of course […]

goat cheese

Goat Cheese – Two Spectacular Ways to Cook It

In case you are a fan of the goat cheese, here are two great ways to cook it. There is a different recipe that is surely more delicious than all others. The toasted goat cheese with blackened sherry-vinegar onions is easy to prepare. The ingredients you need are 200 g goat cheese, 75 ml sherry […]