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Tortellini and Zucchini Soup

Tortellini and Zucchini Soup There’s nothing better than this Tortellini and Zucchini Soup on a cool fall evening. Serve it with some whole grain bread and a spinach or arugula salad and your all set for the evening. Serves 6 people INGREDIENTS 2 Tbls of light extra virgin olive oil 1 bunch of long green […]

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Chicken Asparagus Lasagna

Chicken Asparagus Lasagna Serves 6 to 8 people INGREDIENTS 1 bunch of asparagus, cut into pieces 3 boneless chicken breasts, cut into pieces 1/2 tsp of salt 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper 1 bunch of long green onions, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 3 Tbls of butter 1 Tbls of extra virgin […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad Preparation Info Skill Easy Total 60min Makes 4 – 6 Servings Ingredients 3 large sweet potatoes ½ of a large red onion, sliced thin 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/4 cup red-wine vinegar 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 tablespoon grated orange zest ½ cup […]

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Roasted Peppers Recipe Preparation minutes Cook time minutes ServingsServes 4-6 Ingredients 5 Large Red Bell Peppers ¼ cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Cloves of Garlic (peeled and sliced) 7 Leaves of Fresh Basil (chopped) 1 ½ tsp of Dried Oregano Salt and Pepper (to taste) Preparation 1) Place the peppers on your stove […]

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Asparagus and Prosciutto Salad

Asparagus and Prosciutto Salad Preparation Info Skill Medium Total 30min Makes 4 Servings Ingredients   1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed 2 Tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper 3 ounces baby arugula 1/4 pround prosciutto, thinly sliced 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced Parmesan cheese, shaved 1/4 cup  Lemon & Avocado Oil Vinaigrette   Directions   […]

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Veal escalopes Roman style (Saltimbocca alla romana)

Veal escalopes Roman style (Saltimbocca alla romana) This is a great classic of Roman cooking. It’s delicious, easy to prepare, children loves it. Serve with a fresh plain salad or mashed potadoes. If you prefer you can substitute white wine with Marsala wine or Brandy and veal meat with pork or turkey: everyone has his […]

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Caprese Mushrooms

Caprese Mushrooms INGREDIENTS 4 large Portobello mushrooms 1 large beefsteak tomato 4 slices of fresh buffalo mozzarella cheese 4 Tbls of extra virgin olive oil 3 Tbls of basil pesto 6 fresh basil leaves 1/2 tsp of salt 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper PREPARATION Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. Remove the stems […]

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Cocoa and blood orange mini bundts.

Cocoa and blood orange mini bundts. (Can be made in a muffin tin as well) Ingredients two eggs 150 gr of caster sugar 1 teaspoon of vanilla paste, zest and juice of 1 blood orange 150 gr of Greek yogurt, 75 ml of vegetable oil 220 gr of self raising flour  2 tablespoons of cocoa […]

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Sicilian Chicken 

Sicilian Chicken   A little red pepper adds some spice to this dish but the flavors of thyme and bay leaves mixed with a few vegetables make this dish stand out from the rest. The secret to this dish is a cup of sliced green olives. Serves 4 people Ingredients 1 whole chicken, cut into […]

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Sicilian Escarole Salad

Sicilian Escarole Salad    Sicilian Escarole Salad is an easy salad to prepare and is an excellent choice served before a nice Italian entree. The lemon juice and the olives work well with the bitter taste of the escarole.   INGREDIENTS Serves 4 people 3 Tbls of extra virgin olive oil 2 heads of escarole, […]

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