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Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins. Only Dorie Greenspan could make me love pumpkin. {recipe}

Pumpkin chocolate chip muffins. Only Dorie Greenspan could make me love pumpkin. {recipe}

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Guacamole and a jar of mojitos and it feels like summer.

Guacamole and a jar of mojitos and it feels like summer.

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A delicious turkey chili to warm these cold winter nights. [recipe in Portuguese]

A delicious turkey chili to warm these cold winter nights. [recipe in Portuguese]

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Cocoa muffins in the balcony make for a most welcome break in the middle of the afternoon. 
[in portuguese]

Cocoa muffins in the balcony make for a most welcome break in the middle of the afternoon. [in portuguese]

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These empanadas, a salad and a glass of red wine make for a perfect dinner for two. [recipe in portuguese]

These empanadas, a salad and a glass of red wine make for a perfect dinner for two. [recipe in portuguese]

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A moroccan fish stew, to fill the cold nights with dreams of distant lands.

A moroccan fish stew, to fill the cold nights with dreams of distant lands.

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Dinner ready in 15 minutes. And so good we ate it in 5.

Dinner ready in 15 minutes. And so good we ate it in 5.

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Sometimes, dinner can be as simple as some pasta, carrots, garlic and fresh coriander.

Sometimes, dinner can be as simple as some pasta, carrots, garlic and fresh coriander.

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Bits of this and that got together inside a bit of pizza dough. The result was a delicious golden bread.

Bits of this and that got together inside a bit of pizza dough. The result was a delicious golden bread.

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My first madeleines were a big cocoa hit.

My first madeleines were a big cocoa hit.

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These carrots are easy and make a very nice appetizer, served with some rustic bread or toast. Don

These carrots are easy and make a very nice appetizer, served with some rustic bread or toast. Don't forget to soak the bread in the sauce in the end! [in Portuguese]

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A simple gazpacho with basil oil and toasted almonds, inspired by The Modern, in NYC. A delicious farewell to the ripe summer tomatoes.

A simple gazpacho with basil oil and toasted almonds, inspired by The Modern, in NYC. A delicious farewell to the ripe summer tomatoes.

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Parmesan crackers with olives and rosemary are delicious on their own or with black olive tapenade. [Portuguese]

Parmesan crackers with olives and rosemary are delicious on their own or with black olive tapenade. [Portuguese]

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A batch of simple lemon muffins, to take Michael Ruhlman

A batch of simple lemon muffins, to take Michael Ruhlman's book Ratio for a test drive. Now the sky's the limit!

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Rice and vegetables, with a little seasoning, make a quick, healthy and delicious meal - vegetable biryani with cashew nut sauce.

Rice and vegetables, with a little seasoning, make a quick, healthy and delicious meal - vegetable biryani with cashew nut sauce.

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Melon sorbet with shredded mint and a dash of vodka - summer in a spoon.

Melon sorbet with shredded mint and a dash of vodka - summer in a spoon.

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Beans, chorizo, roasted tomatoes and leaves - a salad that

Beans, chorizo, roasted tomatoes and leaves - a salad that's a whole meal.

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Smitten Kitchen

Smitten Kitchen's big crumb coffee cake with rhubarb. My first time with the thing and I'm hooked!

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Pork strips in jam, soy and ginger make for a delicious, cheap and fast meal (thank you kayotic!)

Pork strips in jam, soy and ginger make for a delicious, cheap and fast meal (thank you kayotic!)

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It's pizza dough, rolled like a paratha and filled with mint-almond pesto and chopped olives.

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Chickpeas and sweet peas in a risotto-wannabe-rice, with a hint of sage. Comfort food in a bowl. [text in portuguese]

Chickpeas and sweet peas in a risotto-wannabe-rice, with a hint of sage. Comfort food in a bowl. [text in portuguese]

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Onion tarte tatin - a (not so) savory version of the french classic. [translated from Portuguese]

Onion tarte tatin - a (not so) savory version of the french classic. [translated from Portuguese]

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Falafel-burger with mushrooms and mint, in between tortillas. Light and easy lunch! [text in portuguese]

Falafel-burger with mushrooms and mint, in between tortillas. Light and easy lunch! [text in portuguese]

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A middle-eastern inspired meal: rice salad with toasted almonds and olives & a fresh pineapple-mint juice. [English via translate.google.com]

A middle-eastern inspired meal: rice salad with toasted almonds and olives & a fresh pineapple-mint juice. [English via translate.google.com]

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Tarte tatin has to be the easiest, most delicious apple tart in the world. (text and recipe in Portuguese)

Tarte tatin has to be the easiest, most delicious apple tart in the world. (text and recipe in Portuguese)

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Slowly roasted pork: the best part are the leftovers! [text in portuguese]

Slowly roasted pork: the best part are the leftovers! [text in portuguese]

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A potato bread, with a pinch of rosemary and fleur de sel. Light and a bit sweet, it smells wonderfull! [text in portuguese]

A potato bread, with a pinch of rosemary and fleur de sel. Light and a bit sweet, it smells wonderfull! [text in portuguese]

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A different pizza: pesto sauce instead of tomato, topped with pecans, sautéed onions, a ripe tomato and some fresh mozzarella.  [text in portuguese]

A different pizza: pesto sauce instead of tomato, topped with pecans, sautéed onions, a ripe tomato and some fresh mozzarella. [text in portuguese]

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Beans + broccoli + sage = soup. A delicious, velvety soup, with a bit of crunchy-garlicky broccoli. [text in portuguese]

Beans + broccoli + sage = soup. A delicious, velvety soup, with a bit of crunchy-garlicky broccoli. [text in portuguese]

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Banana ice-cream, easy and quick to make. The flavor is so intense you

Banana ice-cream, easy and quick to make. The flavor is so intense you'll really go bananas! (text in Portuguese)

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The best bookstore in the world - Books for Cooks, in London. Every single book you could want on this subject.

The best bookstore in the world - Books for Cooks, in London. Every single book you could want on this subject.

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Croquetes de carne, a fried snack made with leftover meat. Easy, cheap and so tasty! [text in Portuguese]

Croquetes de carne, a fried snack made with leftover meat. Easy, cheap and so tasty! [text in Portuguese]

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Ode to aglioli, the simplest, most comforting and most delicious pasta. [text in portuguese]

Ode to aglioli, the simplest, most comforting and most delicious pasta. [text in portuguese]

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There's nothing as a piece of home-made lasagna to give warm comfort on a rainy night. [text in portuguese]

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