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Homemade Aioli

Homemade Aioli

Aioli is a Provençal traditional sauce made of garlic, olive oil and egg yolks. It is a type of mayonnaise, which you may flavor in many different ways, making it a very versatile sauce/dip.  You can serve it with meats, fish, vegetables or with bread. Ingredients 2 Egg Yolks 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 1/2 Tablespoon […]

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Red Beet Salad

Red Beet Salad

Red beets are a very healthy vegetable containing tons of vitamin A & C, Betaine, folic acid, sodium, magnesium, calcium, iron and phosperous. Medical studies have shown that beets in your diet help protect your body against heart disease. Basically they are a great food. This is a very quick and easy salad/carpaccio to make, […]

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caponata

Sicilian Style Caponata

Caponata is a Sicilian eggplant dish consisting of chopped cooked vegetables, capers and olives, often served with seafood. The original recipe calls for vinegar and fried eggplants but I prefer the more simple version. There are many ways to prepare caponata and it can be served in a variety of dishes, such as a simple […]

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Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade granola bars are a healthy snack for in between meals. Rolled oats provide lots of fiber, vitamin E and selenium while the dried fruits contain important vitamins and antioxidants. Nuts are high in protein and give you energy throughout the day. Pumpkin seeds are one of the highest vegetarian sources of zinc, while sunflower […]

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Pirozhki

Pirozhki is a typical Russian/ eastern European individual-sized baked or fried bun stuffed with a variety of fillings, but primarily meat. My Greek grandma makes these frequently, and stores them in the freezer, and I remember eating them as a kid as an afternoon snack. Being one of my grandma’s recipes the amount of Pirozhki, […]

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Pumpkin & Ginger Bisque

Bisque is a smooth, creamy, highly-seasoned soup of French origin, classically based on a strained broth (coulis) of crustaceans. It can be made from lobster, crab, shrimp or crayfish. Also, creamy soups made from roasted and puréed vegetables are sometimes called bisques. Ingredients 1kg Pumpkin 2 Small Onions 2 cloves of Garlic 500ml vegetable or […]

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Salmon Tartar on Avocado Salad

Tartare is a preparation of finely chopped raw fish optionally with seasonings and sauces. A popular legend is that the dish is named after the nomadic Tatar people of the Central Asian steppes… Ingredients Tartar 300g Sushi/Sashimi grade Salmon 1 Table Spoon Pink Pepper Ingredients Avocado Salad 3 Ripe Avocados Juice of 1/2 – 1 […]

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