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Quiche Lorraine

Although known as a classic French dish, the quiche originated in Germany. The word quiche means “cake” which came from the German word Kuchen. Today, quiche is considered as typically French. However, savory custards in pastry were known in English cuisine at least as early as the fourteenth century. Ingredients 250g Ham (prosciutto cotto sliced […]

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Greek Style Fisherman Soup

We used to make this type of soup in the summers in Greece growing up. It is a poor soup nothing fancy but very flavorful and healthy. It features all ingredients and their pure taste as they are not covered by intense spices or sauces. Ingredients Fish Soup 800g – 1kg of Fresh whole fish […]

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Fresh Summer Lentil Salad

Lentils have been one of the first crops domesticated in the Ner East ca. 9,500 to 13,000 years ago. Nowadays there are many different types of lentils ranging in colors from yellow to red-orange to green, brown and black. They also vary greatly in size and are sold in many forms, with or without the […]

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Swordfish on Gratinated Potatoes

Ingredients 2 Swordfish steaks (ca. 1 – 1.5 cm thick) 2 Potatoes 10 Cherry tomatoes 2 Tablespoons of pitted Olives (preferably Taggiasca*, but other pitted olives will do just fine) Salt & Pepper to taste 1/2 Tablespoon Capers 2 Teaspoons of Oregano Olive Oil Preparation Preheat oven to 180°C (375°F) Sprinkle some Olive oil on […]

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Pasta al’Amatriciana

Pasta all’Amatriciana

Sugo all’amatriciana or alla matriciana (in Romanesco) is a traditional Italian pasta sauce based on guanciale (dried pork cheek), pecorino cheese and tomato. Originating from the town of Amatrice (in the mountainous Province of Rieti of Lazio region), the Amatriciana is one of the most well-known pasta sauces in Roman and Italian cuisine. The sauce […]

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