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Choucroute Garnie – Cooked Sauerkraut

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Sauerkraut means sour cabbage in German and while it is considered a German staple, it is also popular in neighbouring countries such as France (specifically the Alsace region), Poland and other Eastern European countries. You can buy fermented Sauerkraut in any supermarket, or make it yourself. A good reference is ...

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Arroz de Marisco – Seafood Rice

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A Mozambican friend of mine made this tasty dish which, she said, originated from Portugal. Mozambique was a Portuguese colony until 1975. It is a simpler version of the Spanish paella as it uses only seafood such as prawns, mussels, clams… The seafood I used for this recipe is a ...

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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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Russian Salad (also known as Olivier Salad)

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This salad was initially invented by a French chef whose name was Olivier and who owned a restaurant, in Moscow, in the 19th century. There has been many variations since that time and the original recipe, popular in Russia, includes eggs, vegetables and meat (such as ham, or bologna sausage). ...

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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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Baba Ghanouj (grilled eggplant salad)

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In Lebanon, you have 2 different dishes made with grilled smoky eggplants: Baba Ghanouj and Mutabbal. Baba Ghanouj (actual recipe) is made with grilled eggplants, tomatoes, onions, some herbs, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil, but no tahini (sesame paste). Mutabbal is the dish that is made with grilled eggplants ...

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Spicy Cabbage with a sprinkle of Burghul (Marshoosheh)

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This dish is very easy and quick to cook. As you already know, cabbage is part of the world healthiest food. It is a very good source of many vitamins and minerals and we should eat cabbage as often as we can. It is a Lebanese vegetarian dish usually cooked ...

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Lentil and Quinoa Soup

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This soup is one of my inspired recipes. It is healthy, nourishing and very tasty. I think it is perfect as a main for lunch or a starter for dinner. I usually add to it some cubes of potatoes but, if you prefer, you can add any other vegetable.

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Moussa’a (Aubergines and Chickpeas in Tomato Sauce)

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Moussa’a means “cold” in Arabic. If you are eggplant lovers, you will love this delicious dish. It is a classic vegetarian Lebanese recipe. It is best when served at room temperature and can keep in the fridge up to 3 days. Accompaniment: Lebanese flat bread, whole pink radishes and spring ...

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Moussaka (Eggplant and minced meat casserole)

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Moussaka is a traditional Greek recipe, quite tasty and rich. It needs 3 stages: fry eggplant, simmer meat & tomato and finally cook the béchamel sauce. In this recipe I use only eggplants but you can also add fried slices of potatoes and alternate with the fried slices of eggplants. ...

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