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Blogging Marathon, Buffet On Table, Chickpeas Soup, Tunisian Soup, Tunisian Food, Tunisian Cuisine, Tunisian Breakfast, Breakfast,

Lablabi ~ Chickpeas Soup from Tunisia

Lablabi or lablebi is a Tunisian chickpeas soup. It is a thin soup flavored with garlic, cumin powder, harissa and served with stale bread and poached egg. Lablabi is a popular street food and a common breakfast in Tunisia. It can easily be made at home with various garnishes and accompaniments. On the streets, hot…

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Japanese Food, Japanese Cuisine, Japanese Salad, Spinach Salad,

Hourensou No Gomaae ~ Japanese Spinach Salad with Sesame Sauce

Hourensou no gomaae is Japanese spinach salad flavored with sesame sauce. Preparation of this salad is similar to Korean spinach salad that I prepared last year for Around the World in 30 days. I liked the Korean salad a lot and since the preparation is similar, included this spinach salad to my Japanese breakfast menu…

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Minestrone Soup & Cheese Bruschetta

Today we are traveling to Italy for a classic Italian soup, minestrone soup. I served this soup with cheese bruschetta for my Italian combo. Minestrone soup can be served by itself as it is a wholesome soup. Minestrone soup is a thick soup made with vegetables, beans, pasta or rice. Onion, celery and carrots are…

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Malagasy Cuisine, Malagasy Food, Avocado Salad, Food of the World

Lasary Avocat ~ Avocado Salad for Food of the World

This month food of the world is in Madagascar. Madagascar is an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa. Nation consists of the island of Madagascar and numerous smaller islands. Country was colonized by the French in the late 19th century and was a French colony until it gained independence…

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Lemon Potato Salad with Mint

Cooking from Cookbook Challenge is an event I like to participate when ever possible. For this challenge we need to cook and post a recipe from a cookbook, from a TV show, paper clippings or recipes taken from friends and relatives. This challenge is a nice way to try out new recipes. Today’s recipe is…

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Salad, Blogging Marathon, Giada's Recipe, Giada De Laurentiis Recipe

Lemony Arugula White Beans Salad

For the last day of cooking with lemons, I had planned a sweet treat. I was debating between lemon curd, lemon glazed cookies and lemon tarts. Last Thursday I was flipping channels and saw Giada’s show on food network. She made this refreshing lemony white bean arugula salad and I was sold on it’s simplicity.…

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Mashed Potatoes & Vegetables, Belgium Food, Belgium Cuisine, Food of the World,

Belgium Stoemp for Food of the World

This month Food of the World is halting in Belgium. Belgium cuisine varies from region to region and is also influenced by neighboring countries, Germany, France and the Netherlands. Belgium is known for its chocolates, waffles and bear. Ingredients used in Belgium cuisine are regional and seasonal. Potatoes, leeks, gray shrimp, Belgium endive are common…

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Russian Soup, Ukrainian Soup, Beets Soup,

Borscht ~ Russian Beetroot Soup

Borscht is a beetroot soup of Ukrainian origin. This soup is popular in Eastern & Central European countries. Though borscht is Ukrainian in origin, it is equally popular and common in Russia. Soup can be served as it is, as I did or with some sour cream. Little mushroom onion dumplings called vushka is served…

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