Category Archives: Europe

Perfect Panna Cotta – Guest Post by Barbara Schieving

http://blacksuperherofan.com/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=http://blacksuperherofan.com/2009/11/13/astrea/ I am fortunate to have many friends who are also amazingly talented cooks. Today – I’m thrilled to have the founder and head chef of Pressure Cooking Today and Barbara Bakes – the lovely and talented Barbara Schieving – share one of … Continue reading

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Gazpacho, Spain and Gaudi

Lazarevac Click here to view recipe. Last November we spent almost two weeks in Spain and we spent the majority of our time in Barcelona. Almost wherever you look, structures by famous Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi rise from the pavement. He’s … Continue reading

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Perfect Summer Produce Pappardelle

Manamadurai Click here to view recipe. How I love Seattle summers! From the 4th of July through the end of August it seems like I’m able to forget the gray and wet of the previous six months. An added bonus is … Continue reading

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Shallot Fish Sauce: Brussels #3

Click here to view recipe. Having had too much fun for two days in Amsterdam, we headed for the central station to catch a train to Brussels. Signs were not translated into English but we successfully got ourselves onto the … Continue reading

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Finding Fondue in Amsterdam (Part 2 of 3)

Click here to view recipe. Amsterdam was the first stop on our European adventure.I last time set foot in this beautiful city in 1998 when my daughter had Spring break and we decided to have an adventure there. The plane … Continue reading

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Ponegranate Salad

Click here to view recipe. It’s been two years since we travelled to Croatia with our dear friends Mark and Linda – but it feels like yesterday. On most of my adventures I have a pretty good idea of what … Continue reading

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Cinque Terre and Minestrone Soup

I truly believe I was Italian in my former life. I love everything about the country — the people, the wide-ranging and often awe-inspiring scenery, the rustic architecture and particularly the fresh, local food. To date I have traveled there … Continue reading

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It’s a Vegetable…It’s a Side Dish…It’s Pepperonata!

This was the first post I had in my “coming out” as a blogger…and it’s still one of my favorites. The pictures here were professional quality, several notches or miles above my point and shoot camera. The recipe reminds me … Continue reading

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