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Edith Dourleijn
Hi, I'm Edith, Edie for short.
Hi, I'm Edith, Edie for short.
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Staying culinary curious becomes more easy when fruits are falling from the sky. Read all about it on my newst blog post with a recipe for Strawberry Sapote Smoothie.

  “It’s like dessert. Kind of a vanilla pudding flavor when ripe.” was what one of my neighbors told me about the green fruits that we’re falling off the huge tree in our front yard. The first thing I made with the sapotos was a Strawberry Sapote Smoothie…
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You don’t have to, as there are great store-bought versions, but try it once: make your own Tortilla Chips. It’s easy, fun and you can flavor them the way you like. Win-win-win, if you ask me!
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The main reason I love what I do so much, is that I never stop learning in the kitchen. Take that good ol’ mashed potatoes. Once you know how to make them right, you’re done. Right? Nope! Think Miso Mashed Potatoes! 
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There I am, without inspiration. Waiting for the magic to happen. After quite a long hiatus, I wanted to become back at blog writing. But what recipe? What story? I had no idea. Only a vague plan to make Grilled Cheese with Fermented Chard Stalks for…
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We all have it; a culinary comfort zone. Yep, chefs do too. And I stepped out of it and made this light and green Cucumber Apple Tartare with Mackerel. It was worth it!
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If you long to become a creative cook, read on. I think I found a key to that magic place. Where we will eat this great Couscous Salad with Spinach and Olives.
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Are you ready for a confession? Or are you more interested in my favorite way of preparing zucchini: this recipe for my Grilled Zucchini Salad with cumin, lemon and fresh herbs?
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Can you call out a dish that you’ve only made once to the best ever? I really don’t hesitate doing so, so let me introduce you to the easiest and best mushrooms ever.
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Have you ever listened to the sounds you’re making when you’re cooking? I mean, have you really, really heard them? I heard a symphony when I made these Spicy Shrimp with Mango Lime Salsa.  
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No, don’t worry. The complaints weren’t about this recipe for Arugula Pasta with Fennel Sausage and Tomato. That one got some cheers!
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