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Spanakopita

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Today, we’re taking a trip to Greece with the classic and easy Greek spinach and cheese pie, Spanakopita! It is healthy, flavoursome, vegetarian and easy to make! It’s easy to whip up for weeknight dinner as well. You can make restaurant quality Spanakopita at home with this recipe that any Yaya (Grandma) would be proud of!  Savoury pies, I love them so much. Meat, veggie or cheese (or all of…

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Basteeya (Pastilla)

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Today I have for you the ultimate comfort food, a savoury Moroccan chicken pie, Basteeya (Pastilla). It is a mixture of chicken, almonds, sugar and eggs and will leave the entire family wanting more!  How many times have you watched the movie Casablanca? I must admit that I’ve never been able to finish it. I don’t know why. Perhaps I’m not cultured enough for this love story. Even Humphrey Bogart’s…

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San Choy Bow

san choy bow

Here’s a San Choy Bow recipe that is quicker to whip up than ordering takeaway from your favourite Chinese restaurant! It’s so delicious and quite healthy too! Chinese lettuce wraps for dinner every night yo!  Continuing with my love for street food, today I have for you a popular Chinese recipe – San Choy Bow (Chinese lettuce wraps). Slightly caramelised fried meat with chili, herbs, mushrooms in lettuce cups, what’s not…

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Nowruz Special – Ash Reshteh

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Today, I have for you a special Persian soup for the Persian New Year (Nowruz) – Ash Reshteh. It’s hearty, chock full of flavours and vegetarian! A vegetarian soup that you can enjoy all year around with chickpeas, legumes, greens, noodles and fried onions. You won’t miss meat and will be full and content for hours! Nowruz Mobarak!  Nowruz Mobarak! Nowruz, the Persian New Year, is marked by the beginning…

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