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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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Watermelon and Feta Salad

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We are never sure the watermelon we just bought is going to be really sweet. We may have some hints but nothing is sure. I don’t like to throw good food! Therefore, I decided to make a salad with the watermelon that would be red but not sweet enough. I ...

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Vietnamese & Vegan Rice Vermicelli Salad

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This salad is delightful, fresh and healthy! It can be a simple meal on it’s own or an accompaniment to another dish. The Vietnamese use fish sauce but for this vegan version we will use soy sauce instead. NB: you can replace some of the vegetables and use others, to ...

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Itch – Armenian Bulgur Salad aka Armenian Tabbouleh

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Armenian cuisine is connected to the geographical dispersion of its people. On their exodus, the Armenian diaspora picked new ingredients, new flavours and added them to their original homeland cooking. Thousands of Armenians arrived to Lebanon, when the Ottoman Empire started the massacre of their people, between 1915 and 1917. ...

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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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Guacamole – Mexican Mashed Avocado

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i believe Guacamole, which is made mainly of avocados (native to Mexico), is one of the most famous Mexican dishes. It was created by the ancient Aztecs and is now very popular around the world. Avocados are tasty and known to be of high nutritional value. You can eat Guacamole ...

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Potato Salad – Mediterranean Style

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We all know potato salad made with mayonnaise. This version is “healthier”, more colourful and has no mayonnaise. It is good as a vegan meal, on its own, or as an accompaniment to any meat, fish or chicken dish. You can add or replace the herbs that are in this ...

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Mizeria – A Polish Radish & Cucumber Salad

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This salad is done with cucumbers only or with both cucumbers and radishes. It’s very popular throughout Poland! This fresh, crunchy, peppery, creamy and delicious salad is a good accompaniment to any meat, poultry or fish dish.  Most of all it is very quick to prepare!  

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Tomato Salad with Tahini Sauce

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While preparing dinner one day, I had this sudden idea of making a tomato salad with tarator* (tahini, lemon and garlic sauce) and herbs, instead of a classic sauce. It came out really good! It was tanguy, flavoursome and a side dish that will go well with everything, especially with ...

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