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Posts Tagged ‘ fusion food ’

Tahini Chocolate Brownie

Mar 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Desserts and Sweets, Recipes

This fabulous idea originates at Joumana blog. Take a classic American sweet and combine it with orthodox lent tradition. There you go: the Tahini chocolate Brownie is born. All oils are replaced with Tahini. The Brownie is light and fluffy, it tastes delicious. The smell of sesame or Halva during baking is great. I had [...]



Pasta salad with figs, bacon and Feta cheese

Aug 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Pasta & Gnocchi, Recipes

On the search for a tasty summer salad that could be beaten on a boat picnic I came up with this one. The figs always go great with bacon and the feta cheese gives the salad a Mediterranean touch. The salad makes a crunchy noise when eaten. This is due to the fig seeds. Preparation [...]



Chicken breast stuffed with Feta cheese served on Lecsó

Aug 18th, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Meat and Poultry, Recipes

This is a chicken dish that is done very fast. The fillet of chicken is stuffed with Feta cheese and it is served on a variation of Lecsó (or Letcho) which is a Hungarian dish with Peppers. This makes it pretty much European fusion food. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz [...]



Vleeta with bacon and Graviera cheese

Aug 12th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

In Greece Vleeta falls under the category of Chorta which means “weeds”. Botanically it is Amaranth. It is served a lot in Greek cuisine. It is especially healthy as it contains a lot of bitter components. Not everybody likes the bitter taste the plant has once it is boiled. This taste can be helped with [...]



Marinated Octopus on Cucumber and Melon Salad

Aug 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

Again a dish with melon. This time I combine a cucumber – sugar melon salad with marinated octopus. This juicy combination of tastes is perfect for the summer weather. A fresh salad combining the flavours of the Mediterranean. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via [...]



Cold Beet Root Soup with Campari and Orange Juice ice cubes

Jul 31st, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

A creative, cold soup made from beet roots. The soup fits perfectly well the hot weather. A sip of Campari and the orange juice ice cubes give and exotic touch to the soup. Have a glass of fruity rose with it! Delicious! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share [...]



Boat Picnic IV – Lentil salad with ginger and peach

Jul 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

Again a salad that is ideal to be taken along on a Picnic. After having tasted this salad my friends and I decided that it was missing some fresh coriander. That’s why the coriander is added to the ingredients and recipe but can not be seen on the photo. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post [...]



Salmon with peach and ginger

Jun 17th, 2010 | By | Category: easy and fast, Fish, Recipes

This fish dish is a true summer recipe. The peach gives the fish a fresh and juicy taste the ginger adds an Asian twist to the recipe. The ideal plate for a hot summer night. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with [...]



Cauliflower soup

Jun 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Soups

The temperature is rising but I still can’t stop making soups. This time I used cauliflower. In my opinion cauliflower is under estimated. This vegetable is just not used enough. Here is a recipe for a well seasoned, slightly exotic cauliflower soup. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share [...]



Beetroot salad with green pistachio sauce

Jun 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Recipes, Salads and Dressings

This salad is easy to do if you can get a hold of pre-boiled beets. I do not mean the pickled ones, just boiled. I can get those beetroots here in 500 gram vacuum bags in the bio store. They taste great and turn this into a fantastically fast salad to do. Bookmark on Delicious [...]