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Recipes With Course: Side dish

Fried cabbage with pancetta (streaky bacon)

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This is a very easy, simple and delicious way of cooking cabbage. You need only 5 ingredients and it takes only few minutes to cook it. It’s the perfect accompaniment to any main dish. You can replace pancetta or any other streaky bacon by lardons.

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Potato and Spinach Medley

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I love and eat every edible green leaf but this does not apply to my husband! He loves vegetables but not green leaves. He will eat them when they are hidden or covered with something else, hence this medley!

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Watermelon and Feta Salad

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We are never sure the watermelon we just bought is going to be really sweet. We may have some hints but nothing is sure. I don’t like to throw good food! Therefore, I decided to make a salad with the watermelon that would be red but not sweet enough. I ...

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Creamy Baked Vegetables

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This recipe is ideal to make you and your family eat 5 vegetables in one go, with a nice creamy sauce, all oven baked. I saw the initial recipe in a magazine and it looked appetising enough to try it. But I did not have all the ingredients (because of ...

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Vietnamese & Vegan Rice Vermicelli Salad

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This salad is delightful, fresh and healthy! It can be a simple meal on it’s own or an accompaniment to another dish. The Vietnamese use fish sauce but for this vegan version we will use soy sauce instead. NB: you can replace some of the vegetables and use others, to ...

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Raw Carrot Salad

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It’s the 3rd week of confinement in the UK since the outbreak of the corona virus – Covid19! One vegetable that is plentiful in the supermarkets is the carrot. We are in spring and the weather has warmed up so I thought a carrot salad would be perfect. By the ...

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Wild Dandelions Salad

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No it’s not a mistake, it’s really a salad recipe made with wild dandelions! In Lebanon, as a young girl, I used to go foraging for dandelions with our Lebanese neighbour who was my mother’s age and helped us sometimes with housework! Thanks to her, I also discovered other healthy ...

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Cooked Spinach with Tarator (Tahini Sauce)

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I had this idea recently to mix Spinach with Tarator sauce to make my husband eat it without grudging, and change from the classic “spinach & cream” and other recipes. I am glad to tell you that he really liked it! He said that it tasted like Mutabbal (baba Ghanouj)! ...

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Fried Cavolo Nero (Tuscan Kale)

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Cavolo Nero (black kale) is a nice Italian variety of kale, used in Italian cuisine especially that of Tuscany. It is part of the brassica family, such as cabbage, Brussel sprouts, broccoli… Being packed with so many nutrients: lutein, vitamins, minerals, fibre… cavolo Nero or any other kale, should be ...

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Itch – Armenian Bulgur Salad aka Armenian Tabbouleh

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Armenian cuisine is connected to the geographical dispersion of its people. On their exodus, the Armenian diaspora picked new ingredients, new flavours and added them to their original homeland cooking. Thousands of Armenians arrived to Lebanon, when the Ottoman Empire started the massacre of their people, between 1915 and 1917. ...

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