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Τραχανάς Γλυκός Σούπα..."Frumenty" Soup.

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I am about to present the background history of this grain and its use to make delicious soups, porridge, and side dishes. If you would be interested to read more go on reading if you are interested to read the recipe skip this part and go down to "You will need".....

Grilled Turkey With Tomato Sauce / Tarragon Sauce And Noodly Noodles.

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Woke up this morning and felt like eating turkey with tomato sauce.  I had something in mind but I wanted to share with you something different. After looking through "Biggest Cookbook In The Universe" (the internet), fell on Elise's May 22, 2007 recipe on "Simply Recipes" upon which I chose to base my today's recipe with a few twists of my own....hope you don't mind Elise?

Cuttlefish With Onions....Something Simple And Tasty

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Since the weather is very cold in Greece, let us stay on the subject of the sea and what comes out it...makes lots of sense no?? We have had cuttlefish before but never in this manner. So I would like to share with you this simple but tasty recipe which goes like this...

Tilapia Fish Saute In Fine Fresh Butter, Lemon And Tarragon.

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According to Wikipedia" this article is about the fish that fall under the term tilapia in common usage. For species belonging to the genus Tilapia, see Tilapia (genus).
Tilapia
Nile tilapia
(Oreochromis niloticus niloticus)Scientific classificationKingdom:AnimaliaPhylum:ChordataClass:ActinopterygiiOrder:PerciformesFamily:CichlidaeSubfamily:PseudocrenilabrinaeTribe:TilapiiniGeneraOreochromis (about 30 species)
Sarotherodon (over 10 species)
Tilapia (about 40 species)
and see text Tilapia (/tɨˈlɑːpiə/ti-lah-pee-ə), is the common name for nearly a hundred species of cichlidfish from the tilapiine cichlidtribe. Tilapia inhabit a variety of fresh water habitats, including shallow streams, ponds, rivers and lakes. Historically, they have been of major importance in artisan fishing in Africa and the Levant, and are of increasing importance in aquaculture. Tilapia can become problematic invasive species in new warm-water habitats, whether deliberately or accidentally introduced, but genera…

Chickpeas With Green Beans and Sweet Corn

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A different way to eat chickpeas....

Pink Home MadeTagliatelle Served With Home Made Pesto

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Some days you wake up from the correct side of the bed and sometime you wake up from the wrong. Well...today apparently I woke up from the correct side. Why do I say that?? Because the pink pasta I made came out perfect and would like to share with you exactly what I did for them to come out so good...

I began with 575 gms. pasta and ended up with the same weight in ready to boil Tagliatelle..  There were no losses. 

Σφύριδα Στο Γκριλ...White Fish In Oven Grill And Steamed Cauliflower

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Today we are having "White Fish" slices for lunch. For my Greek friends and specially one friend living in The Hague White Fish is Γλαύκος or Σφυρίδα.They are big round slices which look very appetizing. We buy them frozen from the supermarket.  We must eat fish at least once a week. In other words we must eat everything which contains lots of water....and on top of that we have to drink at least 8 glasses of water per day. Except for some crazy appetites, we try to eat healthy! I would like to share with you this wet, cold, sad Sunday a recipe which is coming out of my blue (not "the"blue, my blue)...Oven grilled White Fish with various spices served with steamed cauliflower...