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    Georgian Paghlava

    If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you’ll know that I’m obsessed with Georgian cuisine (the Caucasus region Georgia, not the state that gave us Coca-Cola and Scarlett O’Hara). I adore khachapuri, the famous cheese bread, and hope on my next visit to New York City to make it to a Georgian restaurant in the Alphabet City neighborhood. And of course the dream of all dreams would be to actually visit the country…

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  • Swedish St. Lucia Buns

    Swedish St. Lucia Buns

    I first learned of St. Lucia buns back when I was a little girl, thanks to the American Girl doll Kirsten Larson, sadly, long since retired. It was in her…

  • Italian Sesame Seed Cookies

    Italian Sesame Seed Cookies

    Last month I tried out a new cookie recipe, Basler Brunsli from Germany (chocolate-almond spice cookies). Well, looks wise, they didn’t turn out, although ironically enough they tasted delicious. It’s a…

  • Desserts

    Blueberry Galettes-France

    While I did barely any baking and cooking this summer (I was too busy trying to enjoy the season, not whiling away my hours in the kitchen), I did end…

  • Strawberry Shortcake with Basil

    Strawberry Shortcake with Basil

    I guess summer is to blame for the fact that I haven’t had a cooking post in over two months. But the fact of the matter is when the days are…