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BATSARIA (Greek Spinach Pie)

BATSARIA (Greek Spinach Pie)

Batsaria = Greek Spinach Pie = Phyllo-less Spanakopita = Mon Dieu Delicious. Being the Galley Kat that I am, that is, always trying to find recipes that can be reproduced in our little boat galley, I have been on the hunt for more hearty tasty dishes that can be cooked in my Omnia stove top oven.  And have I ever found a good one!   Regardless of whatever cooking method used, this recipe is a keeper. A secondary focus for…

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AVOCADO CUCUMBER TOAST

AVOCADO CUCUMBER TOAST

Fresh, easy and very tasty. What a great way to start your day with some crispy pan-grilled toast, creamy garlicy avocado and tangy lime-dressed cucumber ribbons… AVOCADO CUCUMBER TOAST what you will need 1 mini cucumber, thinly sliced in ribbons 2 tbsp lime juice, divided sea salt and pepper 1 ripe avocado 2 bulbs of roasted garlic (my boat how-to here) 1 healthy pinch of crushed chilis 12 grape tomatoes, halved 2-3 tbsp olive oil for drizzling and toasting 1…

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AZIFA – SPICY ETHIOPIAN LENTIL SALAD

AZIFA – SPICY ETHIOPIAN LENTIL SALAD

If you, as with us, are at the over-consumption, all gobbled out and your bellies feeling like they may never be empty again stage of the holiday season, here’s an easy light salad packed with flavour and protein. A couple of years ago I stumbled onto an article about Teff, a tiny Ethiopian grain with an impressive nutritional profile, which led me to making some interesting African inspired vegan and vegetarian dishes. My recipe using teff here. This salad is…

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TEFF, RED LENTIL & BULGAR STEW

TEFF, RED LENTIL & BULGAR STEW

I’m all about trying new things especially when it comes to reducing consumption of animal protein so when I found a bag of Teff at our local market a while ago, I thought it worth a try. Lots of positive advantages: quick cooking (less fuel used) easy to store (takes up very little space, no refrigeration required) good nutritional profile (gluten-free, good source of iron, Vitamin C, protein and calcium (good for the old Galley Kat’s bones) Our recent visit…

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