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18 Oyster Mushrooms Facts and 18 Ways To Cook Them

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Mushroom season is upon us and today I’d like to highlight one of my favourites, oyster mushrooms. Enjoy the facts and all of the delicious ways to cook them! • First cultivated in Germany to help feed people during World War I • Are also known as Oyster Shelf, Straw Mushroom, Tree Oyster, Hiratake and […]

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Sautéed and Salted Gernika Peppers

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A Spanish pepper named after the Guernica town in Spain’s Basque region, similar looking to padrón chiles, with origins in the New World. That’s what these pretty little chiles are: Pimientos de Gernika. But I din’t travel to Spain to purchase them, I found them in my local grocery store. These were grown in Mexico. […]

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La Isla Bonita: A Tour of San Pedro Town

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  Last night I dreamt of San Pedro …Tropical the island breeze All of nature wild and free This is where I long to be La isla bonita… …The beautiful island I fell in love with San Pedro… …I want to be where the sun warms the sky When it’s time for siesta you can […]

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Earth Eats: Algerian Tuna Bourek (my way) and Carrot Raisin Salad

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Algeria is a North African country bordered by Tunisia and Libya to the East, Niger and Mali to the South, Mauritania to the South-West and Morocco to the West. The Mediterranean Sea creates a border between Algeria and it’s northern neighbours Spain and France. Algeria has a long history of invasions that have contributed to […]

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Lemon Ice Cubes + More Flavoured Ice Cube Ideas

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The preferred drink in this household is water — ice cold! But because water can be a bit plain, adding a little zing can make it interesting again. Usually we add a slice of lemon or lime, some mint leaves or slices of fruit. This always gives the water a fresh and light taste that […]

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Sunday Snapshots: A Fisherman at Sunset

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For me, this weekend is about getting organised and catching up with work. It’s not much fun but that’s what happens when you’ve been ill. One great thing that’s come out of this weekend work session has been coming across photos I had forgotten about. Today I’d like to share these lost and found pictures […]

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Leslie’s Mexican Deviled Shrimp

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Growing up shrimps were my most favourite seafood. Mostly my mother would prepare them in a coctel de camaron or shrimp cocktail (recipe coming soon), and that was always my preferred way of eating them. Every shrimp meal I so looked forward to with great anticipation. I still love shrimp, even though they are not […]

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