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Fattoush – Traditional Lebanese Mixed Salad

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This is another famous Lebanese salad that initially was made by peasants to use up leftover raw greens, herbs, tomatoes…. and, last but not least, old (dry) Lebanese flat bread. Nowadays, it is very popular and to make it, we toast the bread (Some even fry the bread) then tear ...

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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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Poulet Basquaise (French Basque Chicken Casserole)

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This dish is a speciality of the French Pays Basque, situated in the Pyrénées mountains, between France and Spain. It is easy to cook, rich in colours and full of flavours. The main seasoning in this delicious dish is the “Piment d’Espelette”, a smoky chili pepper which is also a ...

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Shepherd’s Pie or Cottage Pie

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This British comfort food is a variation of other similar dishes existing in other countries. For example, in France it is called Hachis Parmentier whereas in Lebanon it is called Kebbet Batata. In UK, the dish that is prepared with minced lamb is called Sheperd’s Pie and the one that ...

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Salade Niçoise

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This classic salad has originated in Nice, South of France and is world famous. Over the years, the ingredients have fluctuated but my recipe is the most commonly used….and is really tasty. Canned tuna or whole anchovies (see photo) may also be added although it is not part of this recipe. ...

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Spaghetti alla Trapanese (Spaghetti Trapani Style)

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For this dish you can also use linguine, buccatini, penne… I like to use whole grain spelt pasta. The pesto-like sauce is really simple to make and above all it is very tasty. But before cooking, you need to coarsely ground whole almonds (skin included) in the food processor. Quantity ...

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Loubié Bizeit ( Flat Beans in Tomato Sauce)

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This dish must be made with the flat and stringless beans known as Helda or Romano beans. They are flavoursome and are great cooked with tomato sauce (our recipe) or just cooked in water then seasoned with garlic, lemon and olive oil (served as a warm salad). Before cooking them, ...

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Patatas Bravas (fried potatoes with spicy tomato sauce)

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Patatas Bravas is a basic and traditional Spanish tapa, quite popular all over Spain. It can also be served as a side dish. It is spicy, delicious and easy to make.

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Ragu alla Bolognese (Bolognese Sauce)

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In Italy, Ragu alla Bolognese is referred to as Ragu and in Bologna as Tagliatella. Whereas, outside Italy, it is referred to as Bolognese sauce and commonly served with pasta. There are many variations for this famous sauce but my recipe is a traditional one and I use it with ...

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Ceviche (Marinated Raw Fish)

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Ceviche was on the menu of my own Tex-Mex restaurant in Mali, back in the 90’s. It became a big hit with the customers when they were told that the raw fish in this delicate dish was in fact “cooked” by the lime juice. You can use fresh or frozen ...

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