Artichokes – with a soft heart inside

Artichokes fresh from the farm

The most special bouquet I have ever got. And a new challenge of my Cretan life.
This is the kind of bouquet (or bucket 🙂 ) you get when your sweetheart has a farm on Crete. These artichokes are the fruits of love and hope. Now they are the 7 wonders of my kitchen, forming the artichoke boa. Hard time to clean them all, but worth the thorns… Aren’t they beautiful?

To my Hungarian friends: A türelem és kitartás virágai… egy csokor articsóka szerelmemtől. A világ 7 csodája a konyhámban, nem más mint a bohóka articsóka. Tüskéit lepucolni nem veszélytelen, de megenni egyébként esélytelen. Szépsége a rózsáéval vetekszik, amint a fazékban ártalmatlanul fekszik.


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Ildiko Berecz is an intuitive mentor, coach and holistic therapist who is passionate about sharing her inspiring personal stories from behind the mountains of Crete island, while being on the road, searching and experiencing, capturing, collecting, distilling, making herbal preparations, blending botanical perfume and more. She offers her insights of authentic approach and humble practices for better understanding and appreciation of nature, herbal remedies and awareness of trustworthy natural applications in our self-development and everyday life practices. 

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