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Rice with Green Broad Beans (also known as Fava Beans)

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This recipe is from Lebanon. It can be prepared also with minced meat but I prefer the vegetarian version which I cook during our meat free days. It is delicious with a side serving of yogurt and/or green salad. You can use any type of rice but the white short grain one would ...

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Shakshuka (Chakchouka)

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This recipe is Tunisian but also popular all over North Africa. You can prepare it with any colour of bell peppers (green, yellow, red). I used the 3 colours. My recipe does not contain eggs but you can add them after the peppers have been cooked, by breaking eggs over the ragout (poaching) ...

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Quiche aux Épinards (Spinach quiche)

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Quiches are usually liked equally by grownups and kids and this quiche is another way to make them eat some greens. They are perfect for brunch, lunch or a light dinner. You can substitute spinach with Swiss chards or even broccoli. I use ready made shortcrust pastry.

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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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Hommos (purée of chickpeas with tahini)

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Hommos is part of the Lebanese mezze and has become, in the recent years, one of the most known side dishes abroad. You can buy it ready made in most supermarkets in Europe but the home made one, made from scratch, will taste best! For this, I always use 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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Easy Stir Fry Noodles and Vegetables

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I usually cook this dish when I crave Asiatic taste or when I have vegetables that need to be cleared from my fridge before my next shopping. It is also an easy way to eat your “five-a-day”! This recipe is vegetarian but you can easily add to it some strips ...

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