Vatican City: Carbonara ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ


For the Holy See, I had just one thought: Communion wafers.

I mean, when one thinks of Catholic cuisine, that’s about it, right? Glutinous metaphoric bits of bread for parishioners.

But that’s less of a blog post, and more of an April Fool’s Joke.

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Macedonia: Tavce Gravce ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ


I feel like I undervalue the humble bean in my cooking. They’re so pretty to look at dried, and can taste great cooked even if they lose some of their aesthetic value. But I never try to grow my own beans; I don’t like to use canned beans but it’s a hassle to prep dried beansโ€ฆ at the end of the day, seems like beans just end up taking up space in my pantry looking good and not doing much.

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