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Red coloured 20 minute gnocchi

Red coloured 20 minute gnocchi

My darlings, since the flu has decided to take me prisoner for a few days, a simple recipe is all I can bring you at this moment. I look forward to days filled with complex baking recipes, beautiful and rich ganache, creme brulée, and my […]

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Schnitzel mit Kochkäse und Musik – Breaded cutlet with cheese and “music”

Schnitzel mit Kochkäse und Musik – Breaded cutlet with cheese and “music”

Personally, I never really understood what all the fuss was about when it came to breaded cutlet. It’s a very popular food in Spain, and it’s the most typical “kiddies menu” together with spaghetti bolognese. I’ve just never been a huge fan of deep fried […]

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Bunyols de vent – Mallorquin sweet puffs

Bunyols de vent – Mallorquin sweet puffs

In Mallorca, this time of the year we celebrate St. Ursula (21st October) or mostly known as the Virgins’ Day. The story behind is quite gruesome, involving St. Ursula and 11000 virgins’ pilgrimage to Rome through Germany, where they were killed by the huns as […]

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Chicken mayonnaise

Chicken mayonnaise

  Another family treasure: the chicken mayonnaise or leftover mayonnaise. Or the how-to-make-leftovers-into-another-meal base recipe. My dad used to make this a lot when I was little, and before him my grandmother, and before that my great grandmother. This is another one of those recipes […]

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Homemade mayonnaise

Homemade mayonnaise

Mayonnaise, I find that there’s nothing like it – if it’s self made. For me, homemade mayonnaise is a comfort food. One of those things that I could always count on either my grandmother or my mum to be able to whip up in no […]

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