Month: July 2010

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Ratatouille

Sunday, I’m off to Lebanon, I can’t wait to see my family and friends. I will be there for a long vacation, until september 7th. I love summer in Lebanon, though it’s gonna be pretty crowded, but this is the spirit of a real vacation. People on the roads, packed beaches and night clubs, busy […]

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Zucchini fritters

Zucchini is one of my favorite veggies. I love it for its fresh taste and for its health benefits too. It’s a gift from the garden and I love to incorporate it into my diet. Here, zucchini mixed with onion and cheese is transformed into some heavenly fritters. I really like the combo of zucchini, […]

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Nutella filled Banana Muffins

Muffins are a treat to bake and savor. They are the best way to kick-start a day!! I love to have them for breakfast with a cup of coffee. But I’m also happy grabbing one of these cuties on my way out the door and devour it in the car. There’s another huge benefit to […]

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Za’atar, feta and olives quick bread

Savory breads or “cake salé” as they are called in France, are popular appetizers. The good thing about quick bread is that they’re done in 10 minutes, and what makes them truly ‘quick’ is the fact that they’re made with baking powder, rather than with yeast, which requires no kneading. And when I say quick, […]

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Chicken Parmigiana

I love Italian food, and anything pasta, and noodles, and parmesan… I love pasta topped with wonderful red or cream sauce, topped with cheeses, vegetables, or meat. This dish is a classic, packed with delicious flavors. The breaded chicken breasts, are melted with cheese and served with a luscious tomato sauce. So if you’re a […]

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Marble Molasses Cake

When I was a child, I was always amazed by the fanciful swirls of marble cakes. To me, it was the work of a kitchen magician. Marble cakes may look complicated, but the truth is, they’re so easy to whip up. Once the batter is made, it is divided in half, then the dark ingredient […]