• Warm Lentil Salad with Arugula and Goats Cheese

    January 21, 2011thecoffeebreak

      I am not one of those people who started to love cooking at an early age.  Despite both of my grandmothers worked as chefs all their life, I had no interest in cooking or food what so ever. The only interest I had was to eat it LOL.  Countless times my mom would call…

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  • Summer Salad

    August 8, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Make this delicious and healthy summer salad – great and easy way to have your daily vegetables! Enjoy! (Serves 2) Ingredients: 150 gram Lamb’s lettuce 2 tomatoes, sliced ½ red onion, thinly sliced Parmigiano reggiano shavings 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Salt, pepper to taste Method: Put lettuce…

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  • New Potato and Smoked Mackerel Salad

    July 26, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Make this healthy salad in less than 30 minutes! (Serves 2) Ingredients: 300 gram new potatoes 200-250 gram of smoked mackerel fillet, flaked 90 gram mixture of baby spinach, watercress and red chard For dressing: 3-5 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tablespoon of lemon juice Salt, pepper to taste 2 teaspoons of chopped spring onion…

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  • Vinegret Salad

    June 9, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Vinegret is Russian salad consisting of cooked vegetables such as beets, potatoes and carrots and usually served as an appetizer. Classic vinegret salad is dressed with sunflower oil but it could be substitute with mayo. (Serves 4) Ingredients: 2 large beets 3 large potatoes 3 medium carrots 3 pickles 1 small onion Salt, pepper to…

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  • Tartlets with Crab Stick Salad

    May 23, 2010thecoffeebreak

    (Makes 8) Ingredients: For pastry: 150 gram flour 75 gram butter, softened 1 egg ½ teaspoon of salt 2-3 tablespoon of cold water For salad: 150 gram crab sticks, chopped 1 large carrot, grated ½ of red bell pepper, chopped 4 tablespoons of chopped spring onions 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil 3 tablespoons of lime…

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  • Keen on Quinoa

    May 16, 2010thecoffeebreak

    Quinoa, pronounced as keen-wah, usually considered as a grain but in fact it’s a fruit of an herb plant. Quinoa is forgotten ancient ‘grain’ and once was considered The Gold of Incas. For the past few years it has been rediscovered and now it is more available in a well-stocked supermarkets or health stores. Quinoa…

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