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Smoothie

Listen here A smoothie, also known as smoothy or smoothee, is a chilled beverage made from fresh fruit and vegetables using a powerful electric blender with blunt blades. Sometimes smoothies include added sugar and crushed ice. The drink dates back to the 1960s in the USA. It became popular and widely available in ice cream parlours and health food…
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The Season for Chocoholics

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca // Chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies, chocolate-covered cherries, chocolate bars, chocolate in all shapes and sizes … If you love chocolate, then there is no better time of year than the period surrounding Easter. Gaze at the store shelves or visit a confectionery, and you will find the creations of many a…
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It’s Summer, Let’s Have a Lemonade

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// Lemonade is a cold drink that is ideal for hot weather In North America, people of all ages love to drink lemonade during the dog days of summer. The drink is very simple to make. All you need to do is mix together lemons, water and sugar. In the United States and Canada, children often sell lemonade on…
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Pumpkins

Listen here Click to listen // Halloween has become an international celebration in recent years. One of the symbols of Halloween is the pumpkin. On Halloween, pumpkins are emptied, carved and lit with candles. The pumpkins are then used as decorations. The inside of the pumpkin, meanwhile, is used for making various dishes, such as pumpkin pie.
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America’s Coffee Revolution

Listen here Click to listen // Americans have always been crazy about coffee, but today they have more types of coffee to choose from than ever before. In the 1980s, gourmet coffee shops, such as Starbucks, introduced Americans to coffee made from high-quality beans from around the world. Since that time, Americans have been drinking cappuccinos,…
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The Vegetarian Butcher

Listen here Click to listen // In the Netherlands, there is a chain of restaurants where you will not find a single dish that contains meat. Fake chicken and fake sausages are among the items on the menu at the Vegetarian Butcher, the first restaurant chain of its kind, according to Radio Netherlands. On Sunday, Mark Bittman, a food columnist for…
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Recipe: Sicilian Baked Spaghetti

Ingredients: 1 pound ground pork or beef 3 ounces of bacon an onion small can of tomato paste (about 3 or 4 ounces) 2 tomatoes 2 green peppers or paprika 4 cloves of garlic salt and pepper to taste one pound package of spaghetti Instructions Cook spaghetti according to box instructions. Fry the bacon and the onion. Cook for a minute or two and…
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