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Vegetable Couscous

This was the first time I have “made” couscous before and it was ridiculously easy.  The couscous most stores sell are actually instant couscous that has been pre-steamed and dried.   185 more words


Lentil, Bulgur Wheat, Paprika & Mint Soup

Between overtime at work and various other stuff it’s likely to be busy this week, so decided to knock up this tasty lentil soup.  Between this, the biryani rice, and a pack of defrosted mini-naans I should be well sorted dinner-wise for the week ahead…. 173 more words


Grilled Paprika Salmon with Tzatziki

I recently revisited an old recipe for Sautéed Chicken Breasts with Tarragon which involves a deliciously simple paprika and curry powder spice rub for the chicken.   226 more words


The season of eggplants: new recipe!

I had to come up with a new recipe, since I had plenty eggplants from my garden. Of course, I gave away some of them, but still,  I had enough left. 404 more words


Let them Eat Grapes... Using as an alternative to Tomatoes: A cooking demo by Chef Marcela Valladolid

Celebrity chef, cook book author, and host of the Food Network show The Kitchen, Marcela Valladolid joined forces with the California Table Grape Commission to bring a bright flavorful twist to some traditional Mexican meals. 440 more words

Mediterranean Food

Cucumber Gazpacho

Cucumber Gazpacho is the perfect summer soup. We’re at the end of summer, so I had to make one last batch before fall rolls in. This recipe is easy, inexpensive and crazemazing (a made-up Mom word I use to get my kids excited about eating what I’m serving.) And when you’re exhausted from cooking, working and mothering all day, slap a couple of those leftover cucumber slices on your eyes and kick your feet up. 71 more words

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