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Fishcakes

Fishcakes are a tasty and healthy dish. Its best to use fish with a dense fillet. In this recipe I used bass. Flour can be replaced with breadcrumbs. These cakes are perfect for any side dish like rice, potatoes or vegetables, mashed potatoes, pasta, salad....
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Madeleine Cookies with Lavender

Another option for Madeleine cookies, this time with lavender flowers. Usually I don't make large portions of these cookies but if you have left overs, just warm them up in a microwave the next day. Or just cook half and cover the rest of the dough and leave in the refrigerator until the next day....
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Beef Burger with Mozzarella and Basil Oil

Less is sometimes more with burgers and to keep it simple this burger is topped with delicious toppings like mozzarella, tomatoes, and lettuce. The basil oil adds great flavor as well.  A great tip we learned with my husband for burgers is if you make a small indentation in the middle of each burger patty. the patties won't shrink...
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Pigodi

Pigodi are a type of Korean pies that are steamed. I usually cook them in a bamboo steamer. The most popular type is with meat and cabbage. Its best to use finely chopped pork but they can also be prepared with ground meat. Serve with various sauces, for example, mix the soy sauce with wine vinegar, fresh finely chopped cilantro...
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Wild Duck with Bacon and Vegetables

I usually fry the vegetables and duck breasts in lard or melted goose (or chicken) fat but you can use vegetable or olive oil. For the herbs I use a couple of sage leaves, a little thyme, Thai basil, tarragon and oregano. The finished duck was juicy, tender and had a light smoke flavor from the bacon. Read more

Pigodi, Korean Steam Pies with Meat and Cabbage

Pigodi are a type of Korean pies that are steamed. I usually cook them in a bamboo steamer. The most popular type is with meat and cabbage. Its best to use finely chopped pork but they can also be prepared with ground meat. Serve with various sauces, for example, mix the soy sauce with wine vinegar, fresh finely chopped cilantro...
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Paella

Paella is a national of Spain, particularly in the Valencia area, made of rice, saffron, and additionally seafood, chicken, vegetables and sausages. Traditionally paella is served on Sundays or on March 19 which is St. Joseph Day. There are several versions of the origins of this dish, the first derives from the Latin word "patella" which translates to pan....
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