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Sweet potato pancakes

Sweet potato is one of my favorite things – I  the sweet earthy flavor and their versatality! You can use sweet potatoes in everything from curries, tacos, salads and other savory recipes, to sweets like pies and cakes, like the…

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Ladies Kisses (Baci di Dama)

The Italian kitchen has inspired cultures all across the world, and today there are Italien restaurants and pizerias in pretty much every little town and village in the west. The Italian sweets however haven’t been quite as successful, despite…

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Raw Brownies

It’s been about a year since I first made these raw brownies, and although I have tried lots of other raw brownie recipes and variations since, this one is still one of my favorites. It’s easy to make, quick…

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Green Tea Cupcakes

Last spring I started playing around with using green tea in my baking. Matcha tea was particularly fun, and I d it in baked goods like cakes and muffins. Matcha is a green Japanese powderered tea in which often…

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Raspberry lemon cookies

Finally raspberries are plentiful and cheap at the markets, and some lucky ones (not me unfortunately) are even able to enjoy their own fresh raspberries from their garden for free!  I had a bunch of raspberries at home that I…

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Cashew cream fig bars

This week has been pretty rough, and at times I have felt like everything is going against me. Even the weather has been depressing. On days like these it’s important to have something to cheer yourself up with, like…

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Swedish Cinnamon Buns

Being brought up in Sweden, the concept of “fika” is incredibly important to me (just like it is for every other Swede). Fika is a Swedish term that means something similar to the English “tea time”, or the basic meaning “to…