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22 September, 2018

Garlic dip

Garlic dip
Posted in : Amuse-bouche, Appetisers, Sauce on by : Maya
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I had this sauce at a wine tasting in Provence, served along the fantastic rosé wines. The taste is not very strong, so it’s really ok to have it in public! After the wine tasting event we bought a few bottles of wine and a small jar of the sauce and it disappeared pretty quickly.
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20 February, 2016

Alfredo sauce

Alfredo sauce
Posted in : Main Dish, Sauce on by : Maya
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A beautiful cheesy sauce which works great with pasta. Invented by an Italian restaurateur (named Alfredo of course) consisted only of Parmesan and butter, then upgraded in the US with cream and garlic.  Yummie. You can add  fried chicken to it to make it a more complete meal. Some add broccoli, but I don’t believe
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17 October, 2015

Vinaigrette

Vinaigrette
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This post is with dedication to Kasia, who asked for it after my recent posts of avocado with vinaigrette and pear with Parma ham. The thing is I don’t really have a fixed recipe for vinaigrette. I know there is lots (and below one more based on the average of what we use), but depending
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25 June, 2015

Refried beans

Refried beans
Posted in : Appetisers, Sauce, Sides, Use of leftovers on by : Maya

Refried beans is something I tried in US and I love it since. Back in Europe I look for any opportunity to have anything similar to the tex-mex version I had there. Wrapped up in a tortilla with some cheese is just a perfect comfort food. Or an indispensable element of a ‘Mexican fiesta‘ .
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