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Not Just Greek Salad

This is my take on a Greek salad. Salty, sweet, creamy and simply mouth-watering. I love combining Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours as it always makes the food taste super interesting. On my recent trip to Greece, I learnt that according to their legislations, feta cheese can only be called feta if it is made of 70% unpasteurized sheep’s milk or sheep’s and goat’s milk. It

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Crunchy Cabbage, Cauli and Broccoli Salad

Packed with nourishing ingredients, this salad is one for your genes. People often tell me that they find it hard to get in all those raw greens and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage. They find the taste quite bitter. This salad is going to change that! The wonderful thing about this salad is that all the vegetables are in their raw form, optimizing their nutritional

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Feta, Herb & Pomegranate Trout

The colours, ingredients and flavours say it all. I love this fish dish!! The combination of the creamy feta, fresh herbaceous greens and sweet pockets of pomegranate kernels together with the addition of salty capers makes this trout dish sensational. Not only is this dish super quick to make and totally yum, but it has so many health benefits. Trout is a fish that is high in omega-3

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Lemon & Almond-Crusted Chicken Schnitzels

Crunchy. Zesty. Simply finger-licking good I cannot get enough of these chicken shnitzles. They are a perfect balance of nutty crunch and lemon zing. They are certainly a hit with adults who are watching their carbohydrate intake and with children too. They offer a more nourishing alternative to your commercially produced chicken shnitzels or even home-made fried ones. Coated with raw grounded almonds, fresh herbs and lemon

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Easy Tuna Patties

  This recipe is extremely easy and certainly is a hit with kids. All you have to do is grate a vegetable or two, add an egg, flour (or flour substitute), a few spices, tuna and pop them into the oven. It is also a great way to ensure your children get in some veggies as well as some oily fish. Tuna, is  wonderful source of omega-3 fatty

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Apple, Carrot and Fennel Slaw

This recipe is a a great one to use when looking for something quick, fresh and delicious to prepare for a Rosh Hashana meal. It embraces all the ingredients that are traditionally used during this festive time. Apples, a fruit form the garden of Eden, represents the vulnerability yet hardiness of the Jewish people. Apples are a low GI fruit due to their high fibre content, which

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Beetroot and Mint Crusted Salmon

Growing up, my mom always told stories of my gran and her culinary skills, describing all the dishes that came out of her tiny kitchen in Haderah, Israel. Often, while we prepared traditional dishes for the Chag, my mom told me tales of how, when walking home from school on the morning before Rosh Hashana, she would reach the corner on her street and catch

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Ricotta Honey Cake

Honey cake is commonly eaten during Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year), and this one is delicious and gluten-free! Apples and honey are the most synonymous with Rosh Hashana. With the sweetness of a little drizzle of honey, we wish each other a sweet new year. Whether dipping apples into honey, using it as a sweetening agent for your dressings or making traditional spiced honey cakes, known

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It EGGcellent News

“Don’t have more than three eggs per week”, “Have as many eggs as you like”, “Only have the egg white and not the yolk”. Well. Which one is it, because this is damn confusing! It’s amazing how a tiny, oval food item, that is found in so many foods, has caused such controversy. The real question is, do eggs deserve all the bad rep that they

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