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Fruits

On Mozart and Pineapples (Plus a pineapple and chia smoothie recipe)

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On October 1787 in Prague’s Stavovské divadlo (Estates Theatre) Wolfang Amadeus Mozart premiered his Don Giovanni opera. That was the first opera I ever saw, well not the one in 1787, but rather Don Giovanni. I still remember how excited I was to not only be stepping foot into the same historic theatre were Mozart […]

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Sunday Snapshots: Date Syrup and Clementines

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I’ve never been much of a snacker, which I think has been a good thing for my waistline, I much preferred eating 3 sensible meals a day. Over the past 6 months I’ve had to change that and introduce snacks into my daily routine to better control some health issues I’ve been having. Before on […]

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Sunday Snapshots: Sorrento Lemons

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Hi everyone! How’s your weekend going so far? I hope it’s going great. I couldn’t wait to publish this edition of Sunday Snapshots, so it’s coming to you a day earlier. Enjoy!:) Today I want to share some photos of this lovely Sorrento lemon that I found at my neighborhood Italian deli. They had a […]

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Orange Plum Tomatoes: Goodbye Tomato Season

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In my area of the world tomato season is sadly drawing to an end. During the off season tomatoes are imported from other parts of the world, but those don’t compare to locally grown ones. It will be a while before I find plump, juicy, vibrant tomatoes like these beauties. Around here gourmet and heirloom […]

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Black Cherry Wine: The Best Summer Drink

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Cherries are my favorite stone and summer fruit. They are not only nice to look at, photograph and eat, but also nutritious. We have reached peak season and that means that after eating kilo after kilo of fresh fruit we can now move on to drinking liter after liter of cherry wine. I’ll be honest, […]

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47 Stone Fruit Recipes For A Yummy Summer

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Stone fruits are those with a fleshy outer part that surrounds a pit or stone. Plums, pluots, cherries, peaches, apricots, apriums, and nectarines are all stone fruit. To me nothing says summer like stone fruits. They are sweet, juicy, bright and delicious just like a hot and sunny summer afternoon. Hubby and I have been […]

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Blend: Artisanal Smoothies for Food Lovers and 2 Giveaways

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This Friday we are going to get the weekend started off to a great start with smoothies and 2 giveaways. Are you a fan of smoothies and maintaining a healthy waistline without sacrificing taste? Then Blend: Artisanal Smoothies for Food Lovers is THE e-Book for you. This gorgeous, healthy, flavour packed e-Book is the labor […]

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