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Rainbow Rice Salad

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Whenever I have leftover rice I love to use it to prepare this « rainbow named » salad which is nutritious, delicious and most of all zesty. I recommend to keep it in the fridge for 1 or 2 hours before serving it. There are no accurate measures of ingredients for this ...

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Puff Pastry Pizza with Vegetables & Cheeses

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It’s easy, flaky, crispy, delicious and, most of all, quick to prepare if you use ready made puff pastry. When I tried it the first time with all the ingredients that I wanted to use, I was not sure it will work with this kind of pastry. It did and ...

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Prawns Concoction

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This inspired recipe is now one of my husband’s favourites. I created it one day when I had in my fridge some pre-cooked prawns and vegetables that needed to be eaten. I wanted to make a dish which, if combined with pasta, rice or quinoa would be a wholesome meal. ...

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Chicken Cacciatore – Chicken Hunter-Style

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This Recipe is Italian (Tuscan more precisely). The French have their own version, called “Poulet Chasseur”(same meaning) which is quite similar. I prefer though the Italian one because of some additional ingredients that I like. This dish is usually made with thighs and/or drumsticks, or also a whole chicken cut ...

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Tortilla Espanola – Spanish Omelette

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This is another egg based dish, tasty, nourishing and easy to cook. Unlike the Italian frittata or the French omelette – both made with eggs and a variety of ingredients and/or vegetables – the Spanish tortilla is done with eggs and potatoes only although some regions incorporate also peppers and ...

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Texan-Mexican (Tex-Mex) Chicken Drumsticks and Rice

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The cuisine that is called Tex-Mex comes from Texans of Mexican heritage who lived in Texas before it became part of USA and also from Mexican immigrants who came later, largely from Northern Mexico. It is basically Mexican but has some variations and tends to be less hot and complex ...

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Baked Sea Bream, My Style

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Fish is not my favourite food but lately I decided I should give it a try so this my first inspired fish casserole. However, strangely, I love smoked salmon, herring roll mops and all kinds of seafood! My husband suggested two kinds of fish: sea bass and sea bream because, ...

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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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Quisotto (Quinoa and Kale Risotto)

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Quinoa and kale are known as superfoods but they are also bland in taste. So I created this recipe that I named Quisotto to include both ingredients in a risotto style dish, tasty and healthy; to be eaten at room temperature or slightly warm for enhanced taste. If kale is ...

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