Homemade Yogurt

  Did you know that one of the bacteria used in yogurt was first discovered in Bulgaria (hence its name lactobacillus delbruecki bulgaricus)? In Bulgarian, yogurt is called kiselo mlyako, which translates to soured milk. Yogurt constitutes an integral part of Bulgarian cuisine. While in North America, it is most often consumed at breakfast, as a snack or a dessert, …

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Bulgarian-Style Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Dear faithful readers: Happy New Year! If you still visit my blog after months of inactivity, it must be because you truly enjoy healthy cooking. Or, most likely, we are close friends or family. One of my most loyal supporters is my sister-in-law Julie, who visits my blog nearly every day despite my shameful lack …

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Mango Frozen Yogurt

It’s summer, it’s hot, you want a frozen treat. Err… It’s summer, you want a treat. Have you noticed exactly how much Canadians love to complain about the weather? Too cold, too hot. Too much snow, too much rain. Too humid. Weather is the topic of choice for small talk. For lack of better things …

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