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Recipes from Ingredient: Garlic powder

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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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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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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Baked Lamb Chops, on a Bed of Onions & Potatoes

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This recipe is a simple one-pan meal and a time saver! It is flavourful, perfect for a family gathering and nutritionally balanced when served with some greens on the side. There is only one advisable step to do before cooking the chops which is to marinate them at least for ...

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Padron Peppers

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These Spanish sweet and small peppers are so good and so simple to prepare. They are mild in flavour but it is said that one in ten or more could be hot. I have been cooking them for quite sometime but, So far, I have not encountered any hot one. ...

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Pan Fried Flattened Sardines

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For this dish, you need to have fresh sardines. Medium sized sardines would be best! Sardines are amongst the healthy oily fish we should eat at least twice a week. And, last but not least, they are one of the cheapest fish you will find on the market.

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Roasted Chicken and Potatoes in Lemon & Garlic Sauce

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This Lebanese dish is a perfect family meal liked by adults and children alike. It is hearty, deliciously tangy and so quick to prepare. Some vegetables and/or a mixed salad would be perfect accompaniments. N.B.: I use chicken legs or thighs for this recipe but you can use any other ...

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Roasted Carrots with Dates

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I cooked these carrots for our family on Christmas Eve! Not a shred of carrot was left! Everyone liked it a lot. The idea of roasting them with dates came to me because I had received packets of them from our friends, from UAE and Qatar. I needed to use ...

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Kafta bil Saynieh – Oven Baked Minced Meat Patties and Vegetables

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This is my version of this very popular and hearty Lebanese dish. Usually, it is made with minced meat (lamb or beef), potatoes and tomatoes. But I always favour the addition of more vegetables. The vegetables I usually add do not have a strong flavour. Therefore, it does not spoil ...

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Classic Sweet and Sour Chicken

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I love Chinese food, and the sweet & sour dishes are amongst my preferred. It’s quick and easy to cook and suitable for a family or friends’ gathering. Serve it with white rice or Chinese egg or rice noodles and a side dish of Chinese style vegetables (check my choy-sum ...

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