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Greek Fáva {Purée made with Yellow Split Peas}

This post will be about Greek fáva, a creamy appetizer/main dish made with yellow split peas, and served with a variety of garnishes according to taste.

But, let me just start by saying:

I had a veeeery nice Saturday.

…and a veeery nice Sunday.

And now that I got it out of my system, let’s proceed to the very easy fáva preparation! 🙂

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Roast Chicken with Potatoes

This was the first thing I ever cooked all by myself! After watching and helping my mother for many years of course.. And it’s one of my biggest favorites! And the reasons are obvious:

Crispy-skinned tender chicken: check. Soft, “little caramel” potatoes: check. Delicious combination of herbs: check. Awesome olive oil with lemon and garlic: check! And I say “little caramels” because this is the compliment we use in my family when the potatoes are so perfectly cooked that feel caramelized. It’s like a cooking skill scale. 🙂

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