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Monkfish in a Red Pepper Paste, Fresh Tomatoes & Sriracha Sauce

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Monkfish is not a pretty fish to look at but cleaned and cooked it becomes quite tasty! It has a sweet taste and a dense texture. It has been nicknamed « poor man’s lobster ». The only part that is used is the tail; therefore you will seldom see it whole at ...

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Polish Beetroot Soup – Barszcz (more commonly known as Borscht)

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This is a favourite soup of my childhood. As a child I did not like soups except for this sweet, sour and bright red beet soup. There are more then one recipes for this soup. The one that my mother usually cooked included meat, bones, cabbage, carrots, leeks, parsley, celery, ...

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Chicken Cacciatore – Chicken Hunter-Style

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This Recipe is Italian (Tuscan more precisely). The French have their own version, called “Poulet Chasseur”(same meaning) which is quite similar. I prefer though the Italian one because of some additional ingredients that I like. This dish is usually made with thighs and/or drumsticks, or also a whole chicken cut ...

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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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Ossobuco & Gremolata (Italian Cross-Cut Shanks)

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Ossobuco is a speciality of Lombard, a region in Italy. The cross-cut shanks (usually veal meat) are cooked with some vegetables, white wine and broth. It is garnished with Gremolata, a mix of parsley, garlic & lemon zest. It is usually served with either polenta or risotto. I like to ...

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Texan-Mexican (Tex-Mex) Chicken Drumsticks and Rice

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The cuisine that is called Tex-Mex comes from Texans of Mexican heritage who lived in Texas before it became part of USA and also from Mexican immigrants who came later, largely from Northern Mexico. It is basically Mexican but has some variations and tends to be less hot and complex ...

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Lentils Salad and Sautéed Prawns

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Lentils and prawns are two ingredients that are good sources of protein and other beneficial nutrients. Lentils are known to be part of the world’s healthiest foods. They are low in calories and high in vitamins, minerals and fibre. Prawns are also low in calories (low fat) and contain numerous ...

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Tigua Degué aka Mafé – Chicken in Peanut Butter Sauce

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Tigua Degué is the national dish of Mali, a country situated in West Africa. It is also a popular dish in Senegal where it is known as Mafé. It is usually cooked with either chicken or meat (beef or lamb), some vegetables and the signature ingredient, peanut butter. I have ...

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Baked Sea Bream, My Style

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Fish is not my favourite food but lately I decided I should give it a try so this my first inspired fish casserole. However, strangely, I love smoked salmon, herring roll mops and all kinds of seafood! My husband suggested two kinds of fish: sea bass and sea bream because, ...

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Burghul Bi Banadoura – Bulgur wheat in tomato sauce

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Burghul is ground wheat that has been parboiled and dried beforehand. It comes in finer and larger grains and is either white or brown (whole wheat). The finer grains are used for tabboulé and kebbé (see recipes) whereas in this recipe a brown bulgur with coarse grains is used. The ...

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