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Chicken & Olives Tagine

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Chicken and green olives tagine is best known as a Moroccan dish but originally both the recipe and the earthenware pot in which it is cooked is Berber and, therefore, cooked also in other North African countries. in Algeria, for example, it is known as Tagine Zitoune (the latter is ...

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Eggplant and Lamb in Tomato Sauce (Yakhnet Batinjen)

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Aubergine or eggplant is a great source of fibre, vitamins and minerals. It is a versatile vegetable which can be fried, grilled or pickled. This recipe is Lebanese! It is really tasty. It’s one of my husband favourite dishes! It looks like a stew but the two main ingredients are ...

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Monkfish in a Red Pepper Paste, Fresh Tomatoes & Sriracha Sauce

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Monkfish is not a pretty fish to look at but cleaned and cooked it becomes quite tasty! It has a sweet taste and a dense texture. It has been nicknamed « poor man’s lobster ». The only part that is used is the tail; therefore you will seldom see it whole at ...

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Lentils, Swiss Chard and Lemon Soup – Adass Bi Hamod

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This Lebanese vegetarian/vegan soup is a meal on its own! You can eat it in winter, served warm, or in summer, served at room temperature or cold. It’s also a favourite dish during lent. It’s usually served with Lebanese flat bread and a side platter of spring onions, radishes, rocket, ...

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Fried cabbage with pancetta (streaky bacon)

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This is a very easy, simple and delicious way of cooking cabbage. You need only 5 ingredients and it takes only few minutes to cook it. It’s the perfect accompaniment to any main dish. You can replace pancetta or any other streaky bacon by lardons.

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Stuffed Courgettes, Aubergines and Peppers

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There are a variety of vegetables that can be stuffed with either minced meat or a mix of rice and minced meat; also with rice and herbs in the vegan/vegetarian version. In Lebanon the vegetables used are courgettes, aubergines, sweet peppers, cabbage leaves, vine leaves, Swiss chard leaves, tomatoes and ...

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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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Creamy Baked Vegetables

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This recipe is ideal to make you and your family eat 5 vegetables in one go, with a nice creamy sauce, all oven baked. I saw the initial recipe in a magazine and it looked appetising enough to try it. But I did not have all the ingredients (because of ...

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White Beans Soup

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This bean soup is hearty, nutritious and delicious. Perfect on a cold day! Beans are legumes, known to be rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre. Most of all, they are rich in vegetarian protein and, therefore, a good replacement for meat for vegans and vegetarians. In this recipe, I used ...

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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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