Category Archives: Recipes & Food

The Art of preparing food: tutorials and cooking techniques, ingredients and ideas. Healthy recipes for healthy minds!

Beet Red… eating and dyeing.

It’s interesting to note the difference between the produce in Italy (where I live most of the time) and that of Paros. For example, there’s alot of fennel blub and rocket  in Italy that here is difficult to find– not … Continue reading

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Buying cheese at the farmers’ market

Often, on my way back from the beach at Livadia, I stop at the farmer’s market.  Well, more than a market, it’s a row of produce stands behind the chapel near the port.  Local farmers sit there in the shade … Continue reading

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My Parian Meals

For lunch:  figs (baked with cinnamon and sesame seeds), myzithra cheese (bought from a farmer on the way back from the beach) and local red wine. For dinner: hummus made by my neighbor, Connie, salad (shredded lettuce, green onion, dill) and … Continue reading

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Living With Less means Cooking With Less

It breaks my heart to see people struggling to eat. It’s a world wide problem that will only get worse. Too many people competing for the limited resources left. So what can we on a individual level do do protect … Continue reading

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Oranges are not just for eating

Jan Hopkins orange peel teapot Save your orange peels! For instance, dried orange peels, watermelon seeds, silk cocoon, ground coffee beans, and Bombona and tagua seeds – indigenous to Colombia – are ingredients for beautifully crafted necklaces, earrings, and bracelets … Continue reading

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