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3 Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly in the Kitchen

3 Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly in the Kitchen

Pixabay Cooking for yourself is one of the most important skills you can have in life. It allows you to be self-sufficient, confident, and more attractive to others as a result. It makes it easier to eat a nutritious diet and look after your health, 

Mini Mushroom And Onion Quiche

Mini Mushroom And Onion Quiche

These mini mushroom and onion quiche bites are perfect for entertaining. They can be a passed hors d’ouevre or simply a two bite plate as part of a larger breakfast. I made these along with other dishes when I host brunches so that everyone can 

Pate Brisee (Savory Tart Crust)

Pate Brisee (Savory Tart Crust)

Pate Brisee, or in the proper French: Pâte brisée, is one of the most popular types of pie crusts. This was actually the second thing I learned to make when I was in France (the first being a simple baguette of course). In English this 

Spicy Cashew Sauce Noodles With Shrimp And Peas

Spicy Cashew Sauce Noodles With Shrimp And Peas

One of my go to lazy meals when I crave Asian food is to whip up a quick peanut sauce to dress some noodles with. I’ve already posted my spicy peanut sauce noodles but if you want to try something a bit more unique then 

Turkish Saffron Shrimp

Turkish Saffron Shrimp

Last Summer I spent some time in Antalya, Turkey and by chance found the most delightful little restaurant. It is called Balıkçı Meyhanesi Kaleiçi and as I was with friends we decided to order everything family style. One dish that completely caught me by surprise 

The Black Latvian Cocktail

The Black Latvian Cocktail

The Black Latvian cocktail is a drink made from a base of Riga Black Balsam Blackcurrant. This cocktail is not too sweet, not too bitter, but overall quite strong. The alcohols in here are common in a home bar, and by slowly stocking up on 

Lucciola – A Craft Vecchio Amaro del Capo Cocktail

Lucciola – A Craft Vecchio Amaro del Capo Cocktail

I’m a big fan of buying random bottles of alcohol I see at the store, which is probably why I have so many bottles I have never even opened. I bought a bottle of Vecchio Amaro del Capo and it’s been chilling in my freezer 

Vegan Tempeh Lettuce Wraps

Vegan Tempeh Lettuce Wraps

I recently had the pleasure of entertaining a vegan guest for two weeks over the winter holidays, and I must say venturing from my normal cooking style took some getting used to. I’ve never had anything against vegan cooking, I’m just against restrictions in general 

Georgian Grilled Lamb Chops

Georgian Grilled Lamb Chops

Georgian food is delicious. In fact, I probably eat authentic Georgian food a few times a month. Other than signature dishes like Khatchapuri and Khinkhali, Georgian’s make delicious meat. Specifically, lamb. This recipe for Georgian grilled lamb chops is super easy, and really only needs 

The Original Paper Plane Cocktail

The Original Paper Plane Cocktail

It’s rare that a recently invented cocktail takes the world by storm (ok, exaggeration) and makes it into the annals of cocktail legend (ok, more exaggeration). However if there was any modern cocktail to show as an example it would be this, the Paper Plane.