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Broccoli and Blue Cheese Soup

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This British soup is creamy, rich, delectable and easy to make. In UK it’s usually made with Stilton, a British creamy blue cheese but if not available you can make it with any other blue cheese! I also tried it with camembert and Brie cheeses and it was as good.

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Potato & Chicken Pie

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This recipe is similar to the shepherd’s or cottage pies. Instead of minced meat, it is done with small chunks of chicken (breasts or thighs) or turkey leftovers, and some vegetables. It is particularly convenient for those who like white meat but not red.

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Spinach, Cheese & Puff Pastry Tart

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It’s a classic combination of fresh or frozen spinach, white cheese (Feta, Akkawi, Nabulsi…) and hard cheese such as gruyère or cheddar. I used the Akkawi and the cheddar cheese. It’s easy to make with ready made puff pastry and it’s ideal for brunch, lunch or light dinner. The best ...

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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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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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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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Quinoa with Leeks, Broad Beans and Spinach

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This is my 2nd inspired “Quisotto” recipe. We all know by now that quinoa is a superfood, low in carbs and high in protein. You can eat this Quisotto on it’s own ( a vegan & vegetarian dish par excellence) or use it as a replacement to rice, to accompany a ...

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Mushrooms Stifado – Greek Mushrooms stew

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I have been told that there are many variations of this hearty vegan & vegetarian stew. This recipe is the one that was given to me while in Greece. It can be made with any type of mushrooms. It is simple to make and really tasty if you like mushrooms. ...

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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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Brown Mushroom soup

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To make this rich and delicious soup, I use 2 types of mushrooms: dried porcini (or fresh if available!) and chestnut mushrooms. The porcini mushrooms are a must. They will give an incredible taste and aroma to this soup. In Poland, the soup is done entirely with porcini mushrooms which ...

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