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The earthy beetroot is the perfect companion to the perfumed and sweet apricot; the goat cheese brings the creamy element to the dish, and the pistachios the crunch. In other words, Apricot, Beetroot & Goat Cheese Salad is a fulfilling and colourful salad! My mom introduced me to that recipe. The original version featured raspberries and beets, and I initially had reservations about the unusual combination of goat cheese, beets, and raspberries. However, once I tried it, I was completely won over! Try this Apricot, Beetroot & Goat Cheese Salad. You won’t regret it! Such a satisfying, earthy, vibrant, and refreshing salad! Apricot Pairing Did you know that apricots are from Asia? This perfumed, like no other, fruit is the most refined of fruits, in my opinion. An apricot is almost like a flower, and its taste is perfectly ripe, fragrant and delicate. In the best way! While combining this fruit,…

Poutine has gained worldwide recognition for its irresistible combination of crispy fries, savoury gravy, and gooey cheese curds. Now, with this Homemade Poutine, we’re taking this comfort dish to new heights by adding luxurious Swiss cheese, Gruyère, homemade gravy and thyme fries! This unique twist on a beloved classic takes the essence of poutine and elevates it with the rich and nutty flavours of Gruyère cheese. Whether you’re a poutine enthusiast or a food lover looking for a new culinary experience, this Homemade Poutine recipe is sure to impress. Original Version If you ask any French Canadian living abroad; what they miss the most from home, it’s certain that you’ll see “the poutine” in the top 3. This is an emotional meal for any French Canadian, and it’s actually pretty much impossible to reproduce the traditional one outside of Quebec because of the lack of that special fresh of-the-day ‘squeak…

These delectable baked Hot Strawberry & Habanero Wings are coated in a homemade habanero-strawberry sauce, accompanied by a refreshing blue cheese dip and a medley of crisp, colourful vegetables. Who’s starving for some hot chicken wings? Those Hot Strawberry & Habanero Wings are medium-hot with a fruity touch; the strawberry and honey glazed help calm down all that habanero heat. Plus, on the side, another tongue-soothing element is the creamy blue cheese dip. Those chicken wings are baked, making them healthier. Great on any occasion, whether it’s the “game” of the century or simply a gathering with friends. Don’t forget to bring along the extra habanero sauce for the folks that digs heat! Let’s Talk Habanero The homemade habanero sauce is an indispensable newcomer for the fridge; this version contains a few strawberries to make it extra fruity and bring out the fruity side of the habanero also. I saw many recipes with…

These Catalan treats are made with different toppings, whether pine nuts, coconut, almonds, orange, etc., perfect for a snack! Really simple and yummy to make with sweet potato marzipan. Panellets, which translates to ‘little breads’ in Catalan, hold a special place in the hearts of the people of Catalonia, Spain. These delightful confections are traditionally prepared for All Saints Day (November 1st) and the Day of the Dead (November 2nd). Crafted with love and care, panellets are part of the region’s culinary heritage. You’ll discover the joy of bringing a piece of Catalan tradition to your own kitchen. Marzipan At the heart of panellets lies a luscious almond paste, also known as marzipan. This exquisite base serves as the foundation for various toppings, allowing you to customize your panellets to your liking. Popular topping choices include pine nuts, coconut, almonds, coffee, and more. Among them, the pine nut variation reigns…

Experience the True Tradition of Bavarian Pretzels (Brezel) Crafted with Lye! Indulge in a Delightfully Soft and Moist Interior, Encased in a Delectable Brown Crust and Generously Sprinkled with Coarse Salt. Indulge in a Just-Baked Bavarian Pretzel, with its Irresistible Fluffiness within and a Perfectly Salty Exterior. In the birthplace of Pretzels, Germany, these twisted pieces of bread are known as “Brezel,” while in English, we enjoy them as “Pretzels.” The authentic way of making them needs a light lye bath to give this brown colour to the Pretzels and this special Coarse Food-Grade Salt. The Origin of Pretzel The precise origin of the pretzel isn’t clear, but what is clear is; its history is an extremely old one. From around Early Middle Ages, it made an appearance in paintings. Some say an Italian monk invented the famous pretzel to eat on Lent fasting. Its form reminded him of his arms…

A popular Camembert-based cheese spread with sweet paprika Bavarians serve with fresh Brezeln (Pretzel) called Obatzda. This German Cheese Spread is the perfect sidekick to a lovely Oktoberfest party! Prost! Obatzda, a popular German Cheese Spread enjoyed alongside fresh Brezel (pretzel) in Bavarian Biergartens, is a creamy orange dip with a delightful flavour. This delectable spread is primarily made with camembert cheese, complemented by butter and quark (fresh cheese) or cottage cheese. The vibrant orange hue is achieved by incorporating sweet paprika powder. A few additional caraway seeds and a splash of beer can be added for an authentic Bavarian-style Obatzda. Over time, numerous variations of this spread have emerged, featuring ingredients such as horseradish, garlic, chives, cloves, and Romadur cheese. This particular version is my personal favourite; the traditional Obatzda with Quark (fresh cheese) and caraway seeds. However, if Quark is not readily available in your region, cottage cheese…

White Sangria with Berries is a simple, delicate and made-on-the-spot drink filled with all kinds of berries and a splash of Brandy to keep it authentic and loads of ice to keep it ultra fresh! White Sangria with Berries is a delightful and refreshing twist on the classic red sangria. This fruity, vibrant drink is perfect for summer gatherings and can be customized with various fruits. In this recipe, we’ll rapidly infuse the sangria with a medley of juicy berries to create a visually appealing and flavorful beverage. So grab your pitcher, gather some fresh berries, and let’s get started! On the Spot Sangria vs. Macerated Ones A traditional Sangria would need a few hours of fruit maceration, which needs good planning, time-wise and quantity-wise. This white version you can easily make on the spot, no worries, and the strawberries will macerate or give its flavour in less than 10…

Are you looking to add some zing to your summer BBQ sides? Look no further! A mouthwatering coleslaw can be the star of your backyard bash, perfectly complementing your grilled favourites. Coleslaw adds a vibrant touch to your plate with its refreshing crunch and tangy flavours. Here are the 15 best coleslaw recipes that will have your guests coming back for seconds: The Classical Ones Easy Vinegar Coleslaw (no mayo) by Delicious Table This Easy Coleslaw Recipe offers a refreshing twist using a vinegar-based dressing instead of mayo. It accompanies pulled pork sandwiches perfectly and is a classic side dish for summer picnics and BBQ cookouts. Unlike traditional coleslaw recipes heavy on mayonnaise and sugar, this version is light, clean, and tangy. It provides a crisp, refreshing crunch that pairs well with grilled dishes and savoury BBQ. It’s a delicious and healthier alternative to traditional coleslaw that will be a…

Indulge in the refreshing flavours of Gazpacho, a beloved traditional Spanish cold soup that brims with an array of crisp and delectable vegetables, perfect for beating the heat on a scorching summer day. This simple and delicious Cold Spanish Soup or Tomato Gazpacho recipe will be a hit at your summer gatherings. The combination of fresh ingredients and a chilled serving makes it a refreshing choice for hot days. Don’t forget to experiment with different garnishments and enjoy the delightful flavours of this chilled summer soup. Origins Get ready for a tasty tidbit from southern Spain, Andalusia! Gazpacho, a refreshing cold soup, has become a staple on menus throughout Spain, with each region adding its own twist. Traditionally made in a mortar to avoid bubbles and foam, nowadays, we can use a blender to whip up a quick and delicious batch. Embrace the flavours of gazpacho and let it transport…

Compressed Apple Cake is a lovely multilayer cake made of layered apple slices sweetened with brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg compressed on a bed of walnuts and cornflakes. Compressed Apple Cake is a reversed apple cake, cooked slowly for 2 hours; the released pectin from the apples will jellify the whole cake to make it hold perfectly. The result is a fantastic mouthful of apples with a thin crust of walnut, sugar-free whole-grain cornflakes (or graham) with a touch of flour, butter and brown sugar. This thin base gives the dessert a crunch, but this dish’s magic finds itself in its bold apple flavour and fun light texture. I usually try to avoid flaky pastries knowing it’s filled with butter, so this base is a great solution; plus, walnuts and apples are just a perfect match. It is a sweet cake made with little sugar because apples are already filled, so it is…

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