Roast cherry tomatoes

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I’m a bit weird when it comes to tomatoes. I love tomatoes sauce, fried tomatoes, roast tomatoes. But when it comes to raw tomatoes, yuck! I really don’t like the taste of raw tomatoes. So every time there is a salad involved, or a sandwich or a kebab, I have to carefully remove all the tomato slices and dices. I don’t really know what it is, but I think they have a weird taste that just ruins food, and they’re watery. Continue reading

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Whole-grain chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

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There are two things I avoid making or buying: cookies/biscuits and crisps (or chips for you Americans out there). There’s just something about the chewiness of cookies, the crunchiness of biscuits and the crispiness of crisps that I cannot resist, and the result is that I can’t control myself and I keep eating them until I feel sick and beyond (and sometimes slightly guilty). They have the perfect addictive texture that my brain and mouth enjoy too much to just tell my tummy to stop eating them. Continue reading

Pasta with tomato, red onion and basil

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Since I’ve finished university about a month ago, I’ve been enjoying my free time. Finally no more essays, reflection papers, presentations, readings… But my problem is that now I am indulging in pleasant days of laziness and embracing my inner sloth. Although I deserve to relax and for once not worry about deadlines and going to class, I think I need to be more productive (although reading cookbooks, food blogs and food photography tips have been quite productive activities during my lazy day). But laziness can also bring good things, like my Red Onion and Basil Pasta. Continue reading