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Peking Duck

Peking duck is one of the most famous of Chinese dishes. The duck is rubbed with honey and baked in a special oven, usually served with steamed pancakes (or ‘mandarin’ pancakes), spring onions, cucumber sticks and sweet bean sauce (Tianmianjiang which can be replaced by Hoisin sauce). There are many recipes for Peking duck, some are easy and some...
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Sweet and Spicy Ribs

In this recipe I use fig jam but you can substitute with any other sweet jam or just use honey. If you don't have spicy tomato paste, replace with chili sauce or chili peppers. There are some options for how you can cook these ribs: simmer in a pan then fry in the oven as I did, or fry them...
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Qutab

Qutab is an Azerbaijani dish made with a thin, crescent-shaped cake of unleavened dough and stuffed. Its very tasty, simple and healthy. For filling you can use meat, usually lamb with onion, or nearly anything else (pumpkin, nuts, pomegranate seeds, onion, sorrel, herbs). For the cheese filling it’s best to use goat cheese, or something salty like feta. If...
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Carrot

Everyone thinks of carrots as being orange but there also are purple, white, yellow and red varieties. It gives a sweet flavor and can used raw or cooked with lots of vitamins making it one of the most versatile root vegetables around. Dark orange carrots have more vitamin A. Carrots contain a lot of vitamins: A, C, K; potassium; alpha- and...
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Dried Tomatoes in Olive Oil

The recipe is not difficult but just needs a lot of time to dehydrate in an oven. Once complete they will pay off for a long time and quickly add flavor  to any dish. The most important point is to remove the inside of the tomatoes, place on a baking sheet, then leave it in the oven and do...
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Carrots

Carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange in color, though purple, red, white, and yellow varieties exist. Available all year round but at their best mid May through  the end of September. In spring - they're particularly tender and sweet, later in the season will be larger and tougher. Some argue that, of all vegetables, carrots that are grown...
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Spicy Cuban Roasted Chicken

Tender, juicy chicken with rich spicy flavor, really delicious and easy to make. Instead of chicken thighs you can use chicken breasts. If you can, cook this chicken on the grill, the meat will be even more flavorful or also try in a crock pot (especially if cooking chicken breasts) tender meat is guaranteed! Goes great with a mixed...
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