All posts tagged: vegetarian food

Dukkha couscous haloumi salad

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “Couscous is a staple food throughout the North African cuisines of Algeria, Tunisia, Mauritania, Morocco, and Libya. In Western supermarkets, it is sometimes sold in instant form with a flavour packet, and may be served as a side or on its own as a main dish.” An inspired dish from Hellofresh. With couscous you can basically mix it with anything you like, which is something i’ve done for this version, a simple dish with few ingredients i had in the […]

Tomato and thyme soup

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “Tomato soup is a soup made with tomatoes as the primary ingredient. It may be served hot or cold in a bowl, and may be made in a variety of ways. It may be smooth in texture, and there are also recipes which include chunks of tomato, cream, chicken or vegetable stock, vermicelli, chunks of other vegetables and meatballs. Popular toppings for tomato soup include sour cream or croutons.” Perfect as a winter warmer, this soup is my favourite during that time of […]

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “Shepherd’s pie is a ground meat pie with a crust or topping of mashed potato. The recipe has many variations, but the defining ingredients are ground red meat cooked in a gravy or sauce with onions, and topped with a layer of mashed potato before it is baked. Sometimes other vegetables are added to the filling, such as peas, celery or carrots. The pie is sometimes also gratineed with grated cheese to […]

Vegetarian Japanese Udon

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Asian cuisine

Quick and easy “Udon is a type of thick, wheat-flour noodle used frequently in Japanese cuisine. It is usually topped with thinly chopped scallions.” I’ve always loved japanese food, it’s culture and country. Recently, since the start of 2020, I made a personal choice to focus on eating more vegetarian meals throughout the week the choice was to see whether my health would improve; such as sleep, energy levels. Before covid-19, I used to always […]

Tarte tomate

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “A light tart from the South of France, Provence making it the perfect summer dish.” When visiting my dad’s town in the South of France over the summers, my mom would make tomato tart and call it pizza just to convince my brother and I to like it more when we were younger.

Spinach pie

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Western cuisine

Quick and easy “Spanakopita is a pastry filled with chopped spinach, feta cheese, onions (or scallions), egg, and seasoning. The filling is wrapped or layered in phyllo (filo) pastry with butter and/or olive oil, either in a large pan from which individual servings are cut, or rolled into individual triangular servings.” When living in Cyprus at the ages of 14-16, I learnt how to make spanakopita from my mom’s friend. It’s a very simple and […]