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Rainbow Rice Salad

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Whenever I have leftover rice I love to use it to prepare this « rainbow named » salad which is nutritious, delicious and most of all zesty. I recommend to keep it in the fridge for 1 or 2 hours before serving it. There are no accurate measures of ingredients for this ...

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Easy Fish Cakes

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I, personally, am not a fish amateur but my husband is. Funnily enough, I love all other kinds of seafood such as crustaceans and molluscs! One of my husband’s favourite food when we go to the restaurant is fish cake. Being in the middle of a pandemic and a lockdown, ...

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Pesto, Avocado & Pasta

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I have been foraging lately for the first shoots of wild garlic and made a delicious pesto Which I used in this recipe. « How to make pesto » is posted on this website but of course you can use any store bought pesto. My husband loved this new inspired sauce that ...

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Duck Breasts with Black Cherries

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Pan fried duck breast is one of my husband’s favourite dishes. Some people think it’s complicated to cook. It’s really not. The only thing to remember is not to overcook it because it may become dry and chewy. Furthermore, duck breast is an elegant dish, perfect for a festive dinner! ...

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Butternut or Pumpkin Kebbeh (Butternut or Pumpkin Purée with Bulgur wheat)

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This is a vegan and vegetarian recipe par excellence! It’s delicious and nutritious! There are many other varieties of kebbeh in Lebanon. I have already posted another vegan/vegetarian kebbeh on my website, the potato kebbeh. And I have also posted the meat kebbeh, for meat eaters. This butternut/pumpkin kebbeh can ...

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Vegan Stuffed Swiss Chard & Wine Leaves (Or Cabbage Leaves)

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This is a very nice vegan/vegetarian dish, perfect as a starter or a main dish. Usually this version is part of the Lebanese mezze and is eaten at room temperature. If you are using Swiss chard: wash the leaves, remove their stalks then blanch them by plunging them into a ...

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White Beans Soup

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This bean soup is hearty, nutritious and delicious. Perfect on a cold day! Beans are legumes, known to be rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre. Most of all, they are rich in vegetarian protein and, therefore, a good replacement for meat for vegans and vegetarians. In this recipe, I used ...

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Kedgeree (Rice & Prawns) – Or (Rice & Roasted Butternut Squash)

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Kedgeree is a British dish with Indian roots. The “Larousse Gastronomique” explains that this dish originated from a concoction of spiced lentils, rice, fried onions and ginger known as Khichiri, dating back to the 14th century and eaten across India. The early colonists developed a taste for it and over ...

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Tomato Salad with Tahini Sauce

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While preparing dinner one day, I had this sudden idea of making a tomato salad with tarator* (tahini, lemon and garlic sauce) and herbs, instead of a classic sauce. It came out really good! It was tanguy, flavoursome and a side dish that will go well with everything, especially with ...

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Broccoli Salad

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Another broccoli recipe, quick and easy to prepare…and delicious!

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