Category: Salads

Russian salad

Russian salad

| April 16, 2013 | Reply

The possibilities when preparing potatoes are endless, but the Belgian chef Lucien Olivier invented one of Moscow’s most popular salad, called “Russian salad” or “Olivie”. The original recipe includes a lot more expensive ingredients, whereas the following rustic-alternative version substitutes the originals, the flavor remains authentic and additively delicious!

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Hot beetroot salad

Hot beetroot salad

| March 29, 2013 | Reply

Beetroot salad is a rich source of potent antioxidants and nutrients, working properly in order to influence positively human blood or to protect against liver disease. Additionally, the beetroot juice has been shown to lower blood pressure and helps to prevent various problems. So every time you use boiled beetroots reserve its juice and greens. They are super-tasty and nutritious!

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Askordoulakoi bulbs salad

Askordoulakoi bulbs salad

| March 25, 2013 | Reply

Natural medicine of the Cretan elders, askordoulakoi [αskοrδuláki] – [askolíbri] bulbs are considered to heal cholesterol, blood pressure and liver diseases. Bitter in taste, but highly invigorating and body detox, reminds you that healthy products are not always sweet. Despite the bitterness, when combined with vinegar and extra virgin olive oil, the bulbs highlight their genuine flavor.

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Werqa tal-gidra (kohlrabi leaves) Christmas tree

Werqa tal-gidra (kohlrabi leaves) Christmas tree

| November 28, 2012 | 2 Replies

Get in the Christmas mood and give your guests a totally different perspective of what a Christmas tree should look alike. It is for sure an exceptional-one of a kind salad made of werqa tal-gidra (dried kohlrabi leaves), set up in the shape of Christmas tree. Usually this vegetable version is produced in the Maltese islands and I would describe the taste similar to seaweed, but crunchier.

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Light red coleslaw

Light red coleslaw

| November 21, 2012 | 2 Replies

Looking for a salad or side dish? Do you desire something refreshing and balanced to eat? Either way it’s a ”must” dish for your big thanksgiving menu. The guests will love both the taste and vibrant colour.

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Sausage salad

Sausage salad

| September 14, 2012 | Reply

Good quality products make excellent culinary results. But the truth is that sometimes, by buying these products the cost spended is increased more than usual. Surfing on the internet, at your favorite charcuterie could probably be a method of nailing the best price at the best moment.

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Grilled eggplant salad

Grilled eggplant salad

| August 10, 2012 | 2 Replies

When it comes to eggplants mother earth took a good care of us, by providing this beautiful purple vegetables. Within a moment, two recipes came out of my mind and could not decide which one should be published.

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Warm buckwheat salad with pear chips

Warm buckwheat salad with pear chips

| August 9, 2012 | Reply

Buckwheat (or Fagopyrum as it is also called), is known for centuries in people who live in Tibet and northern China, as wheat could not be grown in the mountain regions.

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Apricot avocado salad

Apricot avocado salad

| July 14, 2012 | Reply

The Chinese associate apricots with education and medicine. Let’s have a look how we can make ourselves wiser and healthier by tasting this golden-velvet texture in our mouth.

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