Tag Archives: vegetables

Bibimbap

The July Daring Cooks‘ Challenge took us to Korea, where Renata of Testado, Provado & Aprovado taught us to make bibimbap. This colorful rice dish can be customized to meet any taste, and is as much fun to eat as it … Continue reading

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Patatas Alioli

Patatas Alioli are a typical Spanish dish.  They can be served as a tapa or as a side dish to accompany roasts or fish, or… well, that will be my next post, so stay tuned!  I think they are delicious.  … Continue reading

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Tomato and Labneh Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

Today I want to share with you the recipe for a Middle Eastern inspired salad. I have just recently begun to explore what I call “the amazing world of salads”. It is amazing indeed. Growing up, salad was always lettuce … Continue reading

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Risotto with Zucchini and Pesto

I know some people find the idea of making risotto daunting.  I have shared many risotto recipes on this blog and it is actually the dish I first learnt how to cook on my own, as it was my favourite … Continue reading

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Spinach and Ricotta Pie

Today’s recipe is perfect for potlucks and picnics.  It is one of my favourite savoury pies and I make it often.  What I love the most about quiches and savoury pies is that you can prepare them in advance and … Continue reading

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Crespelle Cake with Asparagus

The April Daring Cooks Challenge was brought to us by Joanna from What’s On The List. She taught us all about Pathiri and challenged us to create our own version of this inspirational Indian dish! Mmmm I know what you … Continue reading

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Fattoush with Sumac Dressing

For March’s Daring Cooks’ Challenge, Ruth, Shelley and Sawsan asked us to totally veg out! We made salads and dressings, letting the sky be the limit as we created new flavors and combinations that reflect our own unique tastes. Ohhhh … Continue reading

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Linguine with Potatoes

Today’s recipe is not my own.  It’s actually my mother’s.  It is one of her favourite pasta sauces and she made it for all of us when visiting from Italy.  Usually, as a rule of thumb, Italians do not eat … Continue reading

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