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Fish chowder with coconut milk

I found recipe of Brazilian fish soup somewhere on the internet, read it, liked it….. and changed it to my taste.  I used different types of vegetables, completely omitted rice that was in original...

Finger lakes trip, Part 1 – Itinerary, Botavia

Once upon a time I visited Finger Lakes area in United States of America.  There were only 2 places that I visited: Letchworth State park and Watkin’s Glen State Park.  I was so blown...

What are parabens? Are they really harmful?

What are parabens? Parabens are a class of preservative chemicals.  They are added to foods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and personal care products (such as shampoos, lotions, deodorants, creams, moisturizers etc.) to prevent growth of bacteria...

Express mild sour pickles

A pickled cucumber, or simply a pickle, is a common everyday food item in almost any country in the world.  Pickled cucumber is a cucumber that has been preserved in flavoured solutions of brine,...