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In Memory of Rosie

Dear friends, I am really moved and can’t write too many thing about Rosie. On the 19th May 2010, a dear friend Rosie, of Baking Cakes Galore passed away.  Most of you have probably heard about this and then maybe some of you haven’t. Maria, one of her dearest friends has written a beautiful post …

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Mint PestO for Ovarian Cancer

Mint Pesto is a twist to the classic Italian sauce which is made with basil, olive oil, garlic, pine nuts and parmesan. There are many kinds of pestos using different herbs, cheeses and nuts but my favourite is the one I have made with mint and of course almonds and halloumi which are used in Cyprus to suit the tastes and flavours of my country.

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Turons

This week Joan’s event A Culinary Tour Around the World is taking us to The Philippines.  I google searched for some vegan Philippo recipes, since I am fasting and I decided to make Turons which are Sweet fried Banana Spring Rolls and are snacks sold in sidewalks.  The original recipe was made with spring roll …

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Angels

Gloria, of Cookbook Cuisine, has created and bestowed  upon Giz at Equal Opportunity Kitchen, Val at More Than Burnt Toast and myself an Angel Award. As I said to Gloria: “Gloria, this was the first e-mail I checked today and it’s 7 a.m. I was wondering if I was still sleeping. I am greatly honoured …

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