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Radish Salad and Berry Drink “Mors”

A simple Radish Salad.


  • 5 radishes, sliced thin
  • 1 cucumber, sliced thin
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 
  • kosher or sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley, minced



Slice radishes and cucumber in thin rings. Chop fresh parsley. Toss them in a bowl.

Mix lemon juice, olive oil, black and red pepper and salt. Drizzle this mixture on radishes and cucumbers rings and serve.


Mors is a refreshing drink made of berries. Though cranberries are the most traditional choice, any berry in season can be used. This version, made with cowberries, cherries and strawberries.

  • 1 cup frosen cowberries (lingonberry, red huckleberry)
  • 1 cup frozen cherries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 6-8 cups water
  • 1/3 cup sugar (more or less, depending on your taste and the acidity of the berries)
  • 1 cinnamon stick (optional)


Place the berries and water in a saucepan, bring to a boil, cover and cook for 15 minutes.
Pass the liquid through a chinois and return to the saucepan. Add the sugar and lemon juice, then bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, and remove from the heat. Let cool and refrigerate.


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    January 28, 2012 at 9:11 am

    very good photos!j have seen it to flickr.good recipe!

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    January 28, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    What stellar photography. This is my first visit to your blog, so I took some time to browse through your earlier posts. I'm so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you share with your readers and your beautiful photos make your site unique. I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings…Mary

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    January 29, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    Fresh, light, cranchy, and all over a beautiful salad!

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