A taste of the world

Delicious Foods without Borders!

  • Prawn or Shrimp Cocktail

    Prawn or shrimp with cocktail sauce is a classic retro starter, introduced in North America in the 20s, and in the 60’s in the U.K. It became a huge culinary success worldwide and still remains nowadays a great treat. In U.K., the sauce is known as Marie Rose sauce and is slightly different from the […]

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  • Cabbage, mince meat, rice and chickpeas casserole

    Instead of making stuffed cabbage rolls, I thought of this lazy way of alternating layers of cabbage leaves and stuffing (rice and meat mince), then top the last layer with tomato sauce and cooked chickpeas.  

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  • Stuffed Courgettes, Aubergines and Peppers

    There are a variety of vegetables that can be stuffed with either minced meat or a mix of rice and minced meat; also with rice and herbs in the vegan/vegetarian version. In Lebanon the vegetables used are courgettes, aubergines, sweet peppers, cabbage leaves, vine leaves, Swiss chard leaves, tomatoes and potatoes. The amount of meat […]

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  • Russian Salad (also known as Olivier Salad)

    This salad was initially invented by a French chef whose name was Olivier and who owned a restaurant, in Moscow, in the 19th century. There has been many variations since that time and the original recipe, popular in Russia, includes eggs, vegetables and meat (such as ham, or bologna sausage). My recipe is a vegetarian […]

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  • Poulet Basquaise (French Basque Chicken Casserole)

    This dish is a speciality of the French Pays Basque, situated in the Pyrénées mountains, between France and Spain. It is easy to cook, rich in colours and full of flavours. The main seasoning in this delicious dish is the “Piment d’Espelette”, a smoky chili pepper which is also a staple for most Basque recipes. […]

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  • Stew

    Irish Stew

    Irish Stew is Ireland’s hearty national dish, popular also in UK and America, mainly in the New England area where the immigrants first settled… ...more

  • Dessert

    Bread & Butter Pudding

    This old-fashioned British pudding is one of my family’s preferred dessert. It’s easy, moreish and is done with ingredients usually available in your pantry! ...more

  • Salad

    Pinto Beans Salad

    Beans are important for our diet. It is rich in plant protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals. Regular consumption of beans has been linked to… ...more

  • Pastry

    Nammoura – Lebanese Semolina...

    Namoura is a Lebanese baked semolina cake, easy to make. There are also other Middle Eastern versions. In Syria, and Palestine it’s known as… ...more