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Spinach, Cheese & Puff Pastry Tart

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It’s a classic combination of fresh or frozen spinach, white cheese (Feta, Akkawi, Nabulsi…) and hard cheese such as gruyère or cheddar. I used the Akkawi and the cheddar cheese. It’s easy to make with ready made puff pastry and it’s ideal for brunch, lunch or light dinner. The best ...

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Authentic Chili Con Carne

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This famous Texan-Mexican dish was the #1 dish on my Tex-Mex restaurant’s menu, in Africa. The name in Spanish means “Chili with meat”. We cooked this spicy stew from scratch and served it in big bowls, with homemade fried tortillas. It’s an ideal dish to serve to family and also ...

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Wholewheat Spaghetti with Smoked Trout, Baby Spinach and Cream

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It’s an elegant and scrumptious dish, yet so simple to make. You can replace the smoked trout with smoked salmon.

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Ramen Soup with Udon Noodles

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Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup. It was invented by Momofuku Ando who was looking for cheap but decent food for the working class. The instant packaged ramen noodles that are often a staple food for students are not really healthy as they lack fibre, protein, some vitamins and minerals ...

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Eggplant and Lamb in Tomato Sauce (Yakhnet Batinjen)

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Aubergine or eggplant is a great source of fibre, vitamins and minerals. It is a versatile vegetable which can be fried, grilled or pickled. This recipe is Lebanese! It is really tasty. It’s one of my husband favourite dishes! It looks like a stew but the two main ingredients are ...

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Coq au Vin (French Braised Rooster or Chicken)

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Coq, in french, means rooster. In the old times, this recipe was applied to cook a rooster (tough bird) by braising it in red wine. But you can make it with any poultry, most commonly chicken. Standard recipes call for red wine but white one can be used at a ...

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Slow Roast Duck Legs (served with Sautéed Apples and Potatoes Mash)

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Duck legs, unlike duck breasts, are usually cooked slow into confit. In my recipe I have roasted them in the oven on a low heat to allow the fat to be rendered and get a confit like result. Duck confit (confit de canard) is a classic French preparation and a ...

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Pilaf of Bulgur and Vegetables (Bulgur Abour)

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The Armenian name of this dish is Bulgur Abour. Bulgur is wheat which is boiled then dried and cracked. Therefore, when soaked, the bulgur does not need to be cooked to be soft. One cup of dry bulgur makes about 2 cups of soaked or cooked bulgur. For this pilaf ...

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Paprika and Lemon Chicken Thighs

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This dish is different from the authentic Hungarian recipe as it is oven baked and the sour cream is replaced by a whole diced lemon. It is a simpler and lighter version but still quite tasty. It’s also easy and quick to prepare. I would suggest you use (if possible) ...

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Spaghetti with a « Cheese, Mushrooms, Cherry Tomatoes & Pesto » salsa

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It was a day when I could not decide what to cook that I concocted this sauce. Most of The ingredients chosen had to be used before the “best before” date. And pasta, more precisely spaghetti, is my preferred dish when I am not in the mood of cooking. The sauce ...

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