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Fried Rice

Fried Rice

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  Originally, fried rice was made from leftovers. Simple white rice and vegetables that were not eaten the previous night were stir fried next day. For a more nutritious dish, eggs were often added. Each Chinese region brought something unique to this dish. That’s why […]

Eggplant Rolls

Eggplant Rolls

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    An eggplant roll is a very colorful and delicious appetizer. I personally like to make these rolls in winter because they remind of sunny days. For a buffet style serving neutral cocktail picks can be used to secure the rolls – the rolls […]

Cauliflower Pilaf

Cauliflower Pilaf

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    I have some rice leftovers in my refrigerator, but it is not enough to make a full side dish for the family. I definitely need to add something to the rice – vegetables, I guess. Onion, carrot… – it looks like I’m ready […]

Fingerling Hasselback Potatoes

Fingerling Hasselback Potatoes

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    Look at them! Just look at them – how beautiful these tiny lacquered treasures are! And they taste just divine. They, for sure, will sparkle on a holiday table.   I used purple and white fingerling potatoes, but any baby potato will perform […]

Green Beans with Walnut Oil and Lemon

Green Beans with Walnut Oil and Lemon

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    Green beans are one of the simplest side dishes what doesn’t make them less enjoyable. Basic aromatics, such as garlic, lemon, orange, and flavored butters and oils make these legumes or vegetables (I still prefer to call them vegetables) really delightful. They are […]

Cauliflower-and-Farro Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Cauliflower-and-Farro Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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    Enjoy this healthy and nutritious dish either warm or cold. It can be served as a vegetarian meal, a fulfilling salad at lunchtime or as a tasty side dish. A touch of sour lemon, sweet speckles of sun-dried tomatoes, nutty farro, and fragrant […]