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Raw Courgette or Zucchini Salad


Some research has shown that some veggies are healthier raw rather than cooked as they will have more vitamins and minerals. Courgettes or zucchinis have a mild flavour with a slightly crisp texture which makes them suitable to be eaten raw in a salad. Furthermore they are packed full of ...

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Avocado and Smoked Salmon Bruschettas

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Bruschetta is an Italian antipasto which main ingredients are grilled or toasted bread, garlic and olive oil. The most known variation is the tomato bruschetta. Good crusty bread such as ciabatta or sourdough is used. If not available, baguette (preferably dried out) can be also used. To avoid having soggy ...

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Linguine alla Puttanesca (Harlot Sauce)

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It is said that this Italian sugo alla puttanesca was invented in the 1950s by Sandro Petti, Co-owner of Rancio Fellone, a famous Ischian restaurant and nightspot. His recipe was very simple and included only tomatoes, olives and capers. However this sauce has since evolved. Nowadays the popular version includes ...

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Potato Patties

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I usually cook these patties when I have a leftover of mashed potatoes. They are quick and easy to prepare and great as a snack or as an accompaniment to meat dishes!

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Lamb in Yogurt Sauce – Laban Emmo aka Shakriyeh

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This Lebanese dish is cooked with lamb meat (usually shank) and yogurt, and served with a side dish of vermicelli rice (recipe on this website). It’s tasty, comforting, healthy and easy to prepare. Traditionally, it’s made using goat or sheep milk yogurt but I do it with cow milk Greek ...

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Pork Filet, Smoked Sausage and Mushroom Casserole

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This is a high protein double meat dish, ideal for family and friends gatherings!

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Pinto Beans Salad

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Beans are important for our diet. It is rich in plant protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals. Regular consumption of beans has been linked to a reduced risk of obesity, cardiovascular diseases and cancer. It also controls blood sugar level because of the fibre! Beans can be used as a meat ...

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Aubergine (Eggplant) Involtini or Rolls

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Eggplant or aubergine Involtini is the epitome of Italian comfort food. The baked eggplant rolls are stuffed with ricotta and some herbs then baked with a delicious tomato sauce which in turn is topped with melted mozzarella. It’s a great vegetarian recipe for preparing in advance. NB: I used to ...

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Octopus and Potato Salad

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I had this delicious salad last time we were on the Amalfi Coast, more precisely in Positano (Italy). It’s a simple recipe that belongs to the Italian culinary tradition. It’s served as a starter or a main dish. We both loved it, my husband and I. So here it is! ...

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Chicken Fricassée

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Fricassée is a traditional French stew made of meat or chicken pieces browned then cooked in a creamy sauce. Mushrooms are usually included but you can add another vegetable. Serve it with a nice mashed potato or macaroni or anything that can be a base to enjoy the delicious creamy ...

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