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Prawn or Shrimp Cocktail

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Prawn or shrimp with cocktail sauce is a classic retro starter, introduced in North America in the 20s, and in the 60’s in the U.K. It became a huge culinary success worldwide and still remains nowadays a great treat. In U.K., the sauce is known as Marie Rose sauce and ...

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Wild Dandelions Salad

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No it’s not a mistake, it’s really a salad recipe made with wild dandelions! In Lebanon, as a young girl, I used to go foraging for dandelions with our Lebanese neighbour who was my mother’s age and helped us sometimes with housework! Thanks to her, I also discovered other healthy ...

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Cooked Spinach with Tarator (Tahini Sauce)

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I had this idea recently to mix Spinach with Tarator sauce to make my husband eat it without grudging, and change from the classic “spinach & cream” and other recipes. I am glad to tell you that he really liked it! He said that it tasted like Mutabbal (baba Ghanouj)! ...

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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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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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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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Green or White Cabbage Salad

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This Lebanese salad is refreshing, tangy, garlicky, nutritious and simple to make. The leaves are finely shredded then tossed with olive oil, mashed garlic and lemon juice. Sometimes I like to add to it some more nutrients such as cooked beetroot, tomatoes, peppers or herbs (basil, mint or parsley).

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Butter Beans Salad

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This is my version of this Lebanese style beans salad. Butter Beans (also known as Lima beans) are large, flat and white dried beans. It’s difficult to find fresh butter beans (and hence the use of dried beans). They have a buttery texture and are a good source of fiber, ...

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Mashed Potato and Spinach Salad

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This dish is inspired from an existing Lebanese dish made with mashed potatoes and dressed as a salad. Although it might seem unusual to have mashed potato, mixed with spinach, as a salad, it is really tasty! And the extra fibre from the spinach makes this dish more colourful and ...

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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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