Roasted Cod “French Kiss”

 Ingredients: Cod fillets – 4 ½ cup of chorizo 1 green bell pepper 1 large tomato 1 can of broad beans 1 medium onion 2 garlic cloves crushed ½ lemon 1 small fresh red chilli 2 pinches of paprika 1 bunch of fresh mint 2 tbsp. of olive oil 1 cup of white wine Salt […]

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Crispy Apricot Pie “Sweet Memories”

  Ingredients For pie crust: 4 cups of white flour 1½ cups of water 1½ cups of small unsalted butter cubes 2½ tbsp. vanilla sugar 1 pinch of salt 1 egg whites For filling: 8 big apricots 1 seeded vanilla bean 1 tsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. of freshly ground cardamom ¼ cup of white […]

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Basil Pesto “Quickie”  

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup pine nuts (cleaned) 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan Salt and Pepper to taste Preparation: To prepare basil pesto place the basil leaves and pine nuts into a food processor and blend well. Add the garlic and Parmesan […]

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Black Cherry & Almond Salad “Sweet & Sour”

Ingredients 1 cup sliced raw almonds 2 tbsp. sugar 3 tbsp. red wine vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup frozen or dry black cherries 1/2 cup dried cranberries 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp. honey 1 package salad greens 1 green bell pepper, sliced Salt and Pepper to taste   […]

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Basmati Rice Pilaf

 Ingredients 2 cups of basmati rice 2 big onions 4 cardamom discarded pods with black seeds reserved 2 tsp. whole cumin seeds 4 cups of chicken broth 2 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 carrot, chopped 2 tbsp. cinnamon 2 tbsp. coriander 3 tbsp. chopped walnuts 2 handfuls of raisins 1 tsp. sugar 3 dry bay leaves […]

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Seared Beef with Pomegranate and Balsamic Dressing

Ingredients 1 ½ lb. (450 g) flank steak 3 tbsp. olive oil 1/4 cup pomegranate molasses 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard ½ cup arugula 1/2 cup fresh pomegranate seeds Salt & Pepper to taste Preparation Take a big skillet to prepare the dish on a high heat. Cut off extra amount of […]

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Kiwi and Spinach Smoothie

The slightly sweet and tangy flavor of kiwi is the most prominent taste in this delicious creamy smoothie. The nutrient-dense drink layers greens on greens, and your body will greatly benefit from it! Ingredients 2 peeled kiwis 1/2 peeled banana 1/2 melon, cut in cubes 1 cup baby spinach 1/3 cup fresh mint 1/2 cup […]

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Meatballs in Sauerkraut “Crazy in Love”

Ingredients Vegetable oil ½ cup of dry white wine 1 chopped onion 1 lb (450 g) of ground beef 1 clove garlic 1 egg 1/4 cup of cooked rice 2 cups of sauerkraut Breadcrumbs 1 ts of paprika 1 ts of cumin Salt and Pepper to taste Preparation Use the pot with a tight-fitting lid. […]

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Spagetti with Crab Meat “Kissable”

½ lb. (230 g) cooked spagetti pasta ½ lb. (230 g) fresh crab meat 1 large tomato 3 tbsp. olive oil ½ cup of celery, chopped ½ cup of fennel, chopped 1 tsp. of Mediterranean spice mix 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tsp. fresh basil 1/4 cup dry white wine 2 tbsp. fresh parsley 2 […]

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Pineapple-Coconut Pie “Dream Come True”

Ingredients 1½ cups sugar 3 tbsp. cornmeal 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour 4 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/4 cup butter 1 can of flake coconut 1 can of crushed pineapple, well drained 1 unbaked pastry shell   Preparation Combine sugar, cornmeal, and flour in a large bowl; add eggs and vanilla, stirring […]

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