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tabbouleh salad with dates
AppetizerLebanonLunchSalads

Tabbouleh Salad [Mediterranean Fusion]

Tabbouleh Salad Tabbouleh is a classic Lebanese dish that's more of an herb salad with just a bit of grain and finely diced tomatoes. However, our version of Tabbouleh Salad brings in some of my favorite Mediterranean flavors to compliment the perky herbs and tart lemon. Although Tabbouleh originated in Lebanon, the easy
Moroccan Salad Bowl
MoroccoSalads

Moroccan Salad [with Harissa Shrimp]

  Moroccan Salad If you were to travel to Morocco and order a salad in some exotic souk, you'd likely get a melded cooked dish with several different savory components - think eggplant, sautéed greens, seasoned carrots -  a North African antipasto. And the dish will likely vary from one
acquacottaTuscany
LunchSoupsTuscany

Acquacotta – Traditional Tuscan Soup

Acquacotta - Traditional Tuscan Soup This traditional Tuscan peasant soup, Acquacotta, was eaten by farmers to sustain them during the long farming hours until dinner time. Literally translated is called “Cooked Water".  Day old bread or even stale bread was a common accompaniment. Anything to soak up the simmered flavors.
Chestnut Braised Beef
DinnerTuscany

Chestnut Beer Braised Short Ribs

Chestnut Beer Braised Short Ribs "Manzo breve costole brasato alla Castagna birra" as the Italians call it is a very time-consuming and labor intensive dish, but one you will never forget. Chestnut Beer Braised Short Ribs is one of those recipes that you can make on the most special occasions, for
BreakfastTuscany

Tuscan Tomato and Egg Skillet

Tuscan Tomato Egg Skillet Hearty and filling especially for a weekend morning, This Tuscan Tomato Egg Skillet is a standard fare in the Florence and Pisa regions of Italy. Eddie's Take: This very easy to make Tuscan breakfast is a staple in Tuscany. Rustic and hearty it was eaten by