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a toasted almond plum cake

this recipe was originally published in the august 2021 newsletter click here to subscribe & click here to watch me make it This cake could very well be made with cherries instead of plums. In fact, you could use grapes, figs, peaches, blackberries, apricots or nectarines. Maybe even some soft ripe pears or apples, with the addition of some warming spices. Seemingly any fruit would indeed...
A stack of golden buckwheat pancakes by @allosimone being drizzled in maple syrup and surrounded by berries
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buckwheat pancakes

In my house (erm... small apartment), weekends often mean leisurely breakfasts: a time to linger at the table over good conversation, a cozy brew and a very non-weekday meal. These slow mornings are a great prelude for relaxing neighbourhood strolls and adventurous nature hikes alike.   Much like every other “recipe” I share here, you need not worry about being overly precise. Try to...
A bright and green nectarine salad with tomatoes and almonds, by @allosimone
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bright & green nectarine salad

It's probably not a coincidence that the hottest days of the year coincide with the most produce-abundant times. And thank goodness for that. Because surely the last thing anyone wants to do on a scorching afternoon is get all hot and bothered in the kitchen -- that's where salads like this one come in.   how to make this nectarine salad Slice one or two nectarines into thin crescents and...