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Aquafaba Meringues made from Scratch

Have your heard of Aquafaba before?  Since you are reading this article, you probably want to learn more about the technique to make it, right? Etymology The word aquafaba is a combination of two Latin words: aqua which means water and faba, which means beans or other leguminous plants. What is Aquafaba? Aquafaba is the liquid produced after boiling …

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Vanillekipferl (Christmas Almond Crescent Cookies)

Vanillekipferl (vanille means vanilla and kipferl, from Hungarian kifli, means crescent), are Austrian / German crescent-shaped cookies, coated with vanilla sugar.  They originated in Austria, symbolizing the celebration of the victory of the Hungarian army over the Turkish in one of the many wars between the nations.   You can also find them in many other countries such as Germany, …

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Peanut Butter Cookies and the traditional desserts I made for Christmas

This year, like every Christmas, I have made some of the traditional Greek desserts I make every year. These melt in your mouth kourabiedes, which are buttery, shortbread cookies, are based on the recipe contained in my cookbook Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste!  The basic ingredients are the same but this year …

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