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Salad of mashed potatoes – Batata Mutabbaleh

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This is another Lebanese recipe, unusual in its form but so tasty and simple to make. When I first prepared this dish for my British husband, he was surprised that it had to be eaten cold or at room temperature and not pipping hot😊! It is served as a side ...

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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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Potato and Spinach Medley

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I love and eat every edible green leaf but this does not apply to my husband! He loves vegetables but not green leaves. He will eat them when they are hidden or covered with something else, hence this medley!

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Mozzarella Starters

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We all know the Italian Caprese salad which is made with mozzarella and fresh tomatoes. For a change, I tried other ways of presenting mozzarella. One is with raw courgette noodles and the second is with sun dried tomatoes. These easy to prepare starters are really appreciated by my family ...

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Cauliflower Florets in Tomato Sauce

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To change from the steamed or boiled cauliflower, You can prepare this very healthy vegetable with tomato sauce. To obtain the right taste, you need to fry the cauliflower florets. The best is to airfry with 1 or 2 tbsp of olive oil. If you don’t have an airfryer then ...

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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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Pan Fried Flattened Sardines

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For this dish, you need to have fresh sardines. Medium sized sardines would be best! Sardines are amongst the healthy oily fish we should eat at least twice a week. And, last but not least, they are one of the cheapest fish you will find on the market.

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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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Quinoa with Leeks, Broad Beans and Spinach

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This is my 2nd inspired “Quisotto” recipe. We all know by now that quinoa is a superfood, low in carbs and high in protein. You can eat this Quisotto on it’s own ( a vegan & vegetarian dish par excellence) or use it as a replacement to rice, to accompany a ...

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