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Yelena Strokin
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Glimpse through the Flemish window - Very Exciting News!
"Purple Spring" Still Life by Yelena Strokin 2016 My dear readers, I am sorry to disappear on you like this but I have been very busy lately and I have some great news for you. For a long time, I have been secretly wishing for my own photography exhibition....

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Orange Apricot Biscotti with Pistachios & Hazelnuts - Perfect Cookies for a Mothers Day
My new Still live with flowers and butterflies - prints are available for sale! When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. — SOPHIA LOREN Happy Mothers Day...

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Important Announcement!
I am delighted to inform you that Sweet potato chips image, in Food Bloggers category, has been shortlisted in the Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2016 and has progressed to the next stage of judging. If you like my work and I hope you do, please v...

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Russian Monday: Cheese & Garlic Salad
Although, today is not a Monday but I feel this post is very appropriate for Easter. It was my husband’s idea to make a post about this salad. He loves it and remembers eating it back home on every holiday. The dish is very simple, but I am sure you will lo...

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Roasted Spiral Root Vegetable Salad with Citrus Dressing
Earthy beets, rutabagas and slightly sweet carrots are a winning combination, especially when they are tossed with a citrus dressing with the bright flavors of orange and lemon juice. This salad is also tasty if a green apple spirals are tossed with the roa...

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Irish BarmBrack Bread with Dried Apricots Perfect for St.Patrick's Day
Barm Brack is a yeast bread with added raisins (I added dried apricots)  - it is sweeter that standard bread but not as rich as cake. Although, it is traditionally eaten around Halloween, when charms are baked into the dough as part of an ancient fortune-te...

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Whisky Marinated Flank Steak Broiled with Mushrooms & Onions
If you celebrate St. Patrick’s day here is a recipe you will not regret to cook. Tasty and absolutely stress free dish. Very few ingredients are needed and only few minutes takes to prepare it. Please enjoy our second video. I am looking forward to your com...

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Whisky Marinated Flank Steak Broiled with Mushrooms & Onions
If you celebrate St. Patrick’s day here is a recipe you will not regret to cook. Tasty and absolutely stress free dish. Very few ingredients are needed and only few minutes takes to prepare it. Please enjoy our second video. I am looking forward to your com...

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Russian Monday: "Blini" - Vanilla Crepes with Berries
“Maslenitsa” is a Russian carnival week originating from pre-Christian times. Originally, it was celebrated around spring solstice and was dedicated to the boy-Sun named Xors becoming a man-Sun named Yarilo. The main dish of the holiday week are pancakes (o...

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Victoria Sandwich - Get ready for Downton Abbey's final episode this Sunday!
America's love affair with the show about the lives and loves of family and servants in an aristocratic home across the pond is coming to an end as the series Downtown Abbey wraps it's sixth and final season. We've been treated to melodrama of the highest o...
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