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Pickled Red Onions Recipe

I always have pickled onions in my fridge and I think you should too. This is an easy homemade pickled onion recipe; perfect pickled red onions for tacos, or pickled onions for bbq and sandwiches. Onions contain high levels of vitamins C and B and potassium, as well as dietary antioxidants. In a sealed jar, […]

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Appetizers British

New Zealand’s mussel with Thai spicy sauce

Ingredients 15 New Zealand Greenshell Mussels (half shell) 50gm Carrot – julienne 50gm Mung Bean Sprouts 50gm Red Capsicum – julienne 20gm Peanuts – rough chopped 20gm Spring Onions – julienne 15gm Dried Banana Chips – rough chopped 15 Young Small Lettuce Leaves (small boat shape) Dressing ½ Red Chilli (medium heat) – chopped ½ […]

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Tomato and cheese appetizer

When it comes time to plan your next menu, don’t let the first course fall to the wayside. Start the party with these delicious bites that are sure to enliven everyone’s appetite.  

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Caviar

Caviar is a delicacy made from the eggs of a roe fish. Caviar can be served as an appetizer or as a garnish. Known for its buttery texture and lusciously salty taste, caviar is also rich in many nutrients. Vitamin A Caviar is abundant in vitamin A. Also considered an important antioxidant, vitamin A is necessary […]

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Spiced Citrus Pickled Shrimp

Spiced Citrus Pickled Shrimp Recipe Makes: 10 to 15 servings as finger food Total Time: 15 minutes plus 2 to 12 hours for pickling Hands-On Time: 15 minutes Ingredients For the cooking liquid: 1 red onion, quartered 4 bay leaves 1 cinnamon stick 4 garlic cloves, smashed 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon black peppercorns […]

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Appetizers Italian cuisine

Fried Zucchini

Ingredients: Olive oil, for frying 1 3/4 cups freshly grated Parmesan 1 1/2 cups panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 3 medium zucchini, cut into 3-inch long by 1/2-inch wide strips Method: Pour enough oil into a large frying pan to reach a depth of 2 inches. Heat the oil over medium […]

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Appetizers Sides

Russian Salad

History: Historians believe that this salad was the creation of a French chef, M. Olivier, owner and chef of The Hermitage restaurant in Moscow, Russia in the 1860s. Originally cold roast game was used in the salad instead of chicken. All I know is that I can’t imagine the Christmas season without it….can you? Image […]

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Appetizers British

3 Things to Grill in Foil

Ever wondered what you gonna cook this Sunday before the games. Well there is only 3 things to grill this Autumn…. the rest is all wine. Jerk Chicken Wings Toss 6 split chicken wings, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and 3 tablespoons jerk seasoning on a sheet of foil. Form a packet. Grill over high heat, […]

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Appetizers Starters

White crab and new potato recipe

This have to be my favourite side dish. It uses a little white crab meat and transforms the humble potato salad into something quite special, using my favourite crab seasonings of lemon, chilli, parsley and good extra virgin olive oil. Shaved fennel can also be added. It serves 4. You will need…   Ingredients: 1kg […]

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Spinach Roulade

Want to surprise your mother… want to impress your girlfriend…want to seduce your husband again…. Look no further. Spinach Roulade  is your best shot.   Ingredients: 300g spinach 1/4 nutmeg 2 cloves garlic-finely chopped 2 dill-finely chopped 4 egg whites 2 tbs corn flour 200g cheese 50g yogurt 200g smoked ham (or just ham) salt […]