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Spiced Garlic Yogurt Dip with Mint

Spiced Garlic Yogurt Dip with Mint

This lively dip gets big flavor from just a handful of ingredients. Serve it as a dip with crackers or flatbread or as a sauce over tacos or roasted vegetables. The next post up is on a subject that’s near and…

Apple Galette with Rum Spiced Dulce de Leche {gluten-free}

Apple Galette Rum Spiced Dulce de Leche {gluten-free}

The French classic gets a kick in the pants from spiced dulce de leche kissed with rum and a super-flaky alternative flour crust. It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And on the other hand, it’s been…

Herbed Kale Salad with Persimmon, Pomegranate and Maple-Cumin Dressing

Herbed Kale Salad with Persimmon, Pomegranate and Maple-Cumin Dressing

Marinated in a toasted cumin maple dressing and tossed with a mess of herbs, pomegranate, persimmon, and walnuts, kale salad never tasted so good. I’m pretty sure that, if left to his own devices, Jay would eat salad for every…


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Plum & Pluot Pie For One

Pluot Pie for One by Eva Kosmas Flores | Adventures in Cooking

Gardening has always been a part of who I am. From the time I was little, I was spending time out in the yard with my parents, helping dig little holes to transplant seedlings, or pulling weeds (which was the…

Roasted Tomato Butter

Roasted Tomato Butter by Eva Kosmas Flores

I’m writing this from Croatia where my food photography workshop is in full swing. Everything here has been wonderful so far, (and I’ll write more about all the details later), but one thing that has stuck out above all others…

Secret Supper | September + A Winter Workshop

Secret Supper September by Eva Kosmas Flores | Adventures in Cooking

Two weeks ago I hosted another Secret Supper pop-up dinner here in the northwest. We held it at Tumbleweed Farm, a beautiful organic farm at the base of Mount Hood owned by Andrea Beamis of Dishing Up the Dirt. Co-hosting…

British Virgin Islands Food Photography + Mixology Workshop

The British Virgin Islands by Eva Kosmas Flores

This past spring I went to the British Virgin Islands to shoot Guana Island, a private resort in the BVI. I flew out on my birthday, taking a 10-seater propeller plane from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Tortola, BVI and hoped…

Sweden Portrait & Food Photography Workshop

Sweden Portrait & Food Photography Workshop with Eva Kosmas Flores

A couple months ago I was able to host a First We Eat portrait and food photography workshop in Sweden with Izy Hossack, Elenore Bendel Zahn, and Carey Nershi. We had attendees come from all over the globe and stayed…

Portland Sipping Guide

Portland Sipping Guide by Ev Kosmas Flores | Adventures in Cooking
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Living in Portland for the past…

Thai Red Curry Noodles + A Giveaway

Thai Red Curry Noodles by Eva Kosmas Flores | Adventures in Cooking

Fall is slowly creeping its way into the pacific northwest. First, the mornings started getting crisp, then the rain came. Then, summer decided to make a week-long farewell with a big sunshine-y hug goodbye, which I appreciated because it let…

Tiramisu & A Tuscany Photography Workshop + Food Tour

Tiramisu + A Tuscany Photography Workshop by Eva Kosmas Flores | Adventures in Cooking

Well friends, I have been wanting to share this with you for a really long time, but the plans haven’t been finalized until now, so I am very, very  happy that I finally get to talk to you about it!…