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MUJADERA

This dish called Mujadara makes me think of a middle eastern version of “gallo pinto.” The caramelized onions are the key and they should cook until they reach the darkest brown without burning. Don’t forget the fun toppings listed below that will add panache to these humble ingredients. Ingredients 1

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Sri Lankan Fish Curry

Hand pounded spices, tamarind juice, coconut milk are the magic ingredients that permeate through this flavorful dish. Surprisingly quick and easy to prepare, begin with various cuts of fish and elevate them into this sumptuous curry. Spice Mix Ingredients 2 tsp coriander seeds 2 tsp fenugreek seeds 1 tsp fennel

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Bahn Mi

First we must thank John Montagu (1718-1792), the 4th Earl of Sandwich, who had the genius idea of encasing cold meats in between two slices of bread so that he didn’t break from the gambling tables for a snack. Of all the inventive meat-and-bread creations since this historical milestone, the

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