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Home Town: Thun, Bern, Switzerland
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Member Since: Oct. 2003
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Slow Cooking, Asian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Dessert
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Walking, Photography, Reading Books, Music
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Recipe Reviews 23 reviews
Lemon Pie Bars
I made a few adjustments to the recipe and it turned out great! I used the juice of 3 lemons so I doubled the amount for the filling but left the crust the same amount. I also used the zest of 2 whole lemons and cut the sugar in HALF! I personally love the citrus taste so like that they were perfect, very tangy and lemony and not too sweet. I also sprinkled some coconut flakes on top during baking and it was delicious! I had to deduct a star because without these adjustments it would have been much too sweet and too much crust for me.

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Oct. 16, 2011
Beef Stew IV
Great BASIC recipe that needs a lot of pepping up to be excellent. I added a can of chopped tomatoes, chili powder, tomato paste, a splash of red wine, and changed the water to beef stock. I also added more garlic and Worcester sauce, some dried Mediterranean spices, and 3 stalks of celery. Once I did all that, it was delicious. This is a good basic recipe that can be added to as desired. I'll make again but with my own changes.

7 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 14, 2009
Banana Sour Cream Bread
This banana bread is the bomb! I have tried out 2 other mediocre recipes from this site (despite great reviews), but this one is def the best. I made some changes: I baked the entire batter in one large bundt pan, adjusted the baking time to 165 Celsius and baked for 1 hour, then on 150 Celsius for another 30 minutes. It definitely needed the extra time to be thoroughly done. I also reduced the sugar, about 200 grams less in metric form, and it was definitely sweet enough with the very ripe bananas. So I would suggest using much less sugar at first, and adding more if you find it not sweet enough. I think it would be too sweet for my taste with the called for amount. I also added extra spices like nutmeg, clove, and cardamom. This cake really tastes like bananas! It's very flavourful, moist, but still fluffy. I left out the walnuts and am glad I did, the banana flavour is enough for me. I used completely brown, mushy bananas which were ready to be thrown away, which were perfect for this! Great recipe, thanks for sharing. :)

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Reviewed On: Apr. 8, 2008

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