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Portuguese Caldo Verde

Caldo Verde means “Green Stew” made with potatoes, onions garlic and Churizo sausage and for the...

Grilled Rockfish with lemon and mustard Orzo

The Maryland Rockfish, also called striped bass, is a challenge to catch and a delight to eat....

Bacalhau with potatoes, bell peppers, garlic and olives

Portuguese are known to have more than 1000 recipes using Bacalhau even though cod isn't even...

Smoked Porchetta

Favorite Italian food makes best filling for sandwiches. In this recipe Porchetta or Pork Belly it...

Shakshuka

According to food historians, shakshuka originated in Yemen and more specifically in the...

Kokoretsi

Many claim the name “kokoretsi” as far back as the Byzantine times, the Albanians, Bulgarians and...

Imam Baildy.

This dish arrived to Greece with the Greek refugees from Asia Minor early 1900s. It only got...

South African Boerewors

South Africa's bride and king of the braai!!! Find also the how To make video within. Recipe For...

Pork Spare Ribs

Finger licking good, sticky and tasty, spicy and tangy, easy to make Pork Spare Ribs to die for!!!...

Mosaiko Log

Since I can remember Mosaiko was one of my childhood favorite. Quick and easy to make, super...

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Bacalhau

Bacalhau

Bacalhau is the Portuguese word for cod and—in a culinary context—dried and salted cod. Fresh (unsalted) cod is referred to as bacalhau fresco (fresh cod). Dried and salted cod, sometimes referred to as salt cod or saltfish, is cod which has been preserved by drying...

Kokoretsi – Plekti, History

Kokoretsi – Plekti, History

Kokoretsi was known to ancients Greeks, the "garduba" and the "plekti" (knitted), has reference to the Homeric epics. The method of preparation was not much different. To make kokoretsi, they used to marinate the intestines in vinegar, water and honey. Vinegar acted...

History of Eggplant-Melintzana

History of Eggplant-Melintzana

The plant species is believed to have originated in India, where it continues to grow wild. It has been cultivated in southern and eastern Asia since prehistory. The numerous Arabic and North African names for it, along with the lack of the ancient Greek and Roman...

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