French Soup: Soupe au Pistou

Every traditional menu begins with a soup; it’s for this reason that one of France’s first gourmets said that a soup was to a meal what a beautiful entrance hall was to a house. You’ll need:125 g fresh haricot beans2 baby carrots2 small leeks125 g green beans1 small zucchini3 tomatoes50 g…

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Brownie Cheesecake

This chocolate brownie cheesecake combines both chocolate and cheesecake. It’s a perfect cheesecake, which you’ll make as often as you can.You’ll need:8 oz. brownie mix16 oz. cream cheese, softened½ cup sugar2 eggs1 teaspoon vanilla1 cup milk chocolate chipsPreparation:1. Grease bottom on 9-inch springform pan and 6 cupcake tins2. Prepare the…

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Long Island cocktail

The Long Island Iced Tea is the basis of many mixed-drinks. It dates to the 70’s and is named after the USA’s largest island Long Island. Though the cocktail doesn’t contain tea, it has a taste similar to tea. This cocktail is in the top 5 of most popular cocktails.For…

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Deep Chocolate Raspberry Cake

You’ll need: 6 squares semi-sweet chocolate 6 squares unsweetened chocolate 7 eggs1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup butter 2 cups white sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 6 squares semisweet chocolate 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream 1 package frozen raspberries, thawed 3 tablespoons seedless raspberry preservesPreparation:1. Preheat oven to 150 degrees C. Line…

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