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Lamb and Sultana Stuffed Onions

Stuffing vegetables is a great way of using them to make a healthy one-dish meal. This tasty stuffing, of spiced...


Garides Youvetsi Me Feta (Shrimp with Feta)

In Greece, this dish is traditionally made in clay pots, but you can use a casserole dish or Dutch oven....


Lamb Souvlaki

Barbecued or broiled, souvlaki is always a crowd pleaser, Greek or otherwise. Serve with salad, grilled vegetables, and rice, or...


Melitzanosalata (Eggplant Dip)

Eggplants are a Greek's best friend. Roasted eggplants, even better! Melitzanosalata is served at most Greek tavernas and is delicious...


Artichoke Dip

This creamy dip is similar in texture to guacamole. It's great as an appetizer spread on whole-grain crackers, or as...


Quinoa with Grilled Eggplant

Quinoa, a nutritious grain from South America, has a texture similar to split lentils when cooked. It contains more protein...


Pea Curry with Indian Paneer

Paneer is an Indian cheese, similar to ricotta but drier. It is often combined with peas in a curry. This...


Bolognese Beef Pot

Lemon and fennel bring wonderfully fresh flavours to familiar braised ground beef in this Italian-inspired dish, making it as good...

Farfalle with Arugula and White Beans

Quickly wilted arugula, canned beans, and toasted walnuts add heft to this vegetarian main course. Try spinach in place of...


Marinated Red Bell Peppers

Marinated peppers are an antipasto mainstay. I like to toss the peppers with tuna, boiled shrimp, or grilled scallops and...


Roasted Fennel and Potato Soup

If you have never tried fennel soup, you are really missing out on something unique. It's like a leek and...


Spanish Platter

Garlicky shrimp, fruity roasted peppers and fat green olives turn your dinner table into a tapas bar.


Middle East Platter

Make your own pita crisps to scoop up still-warm, creamy baba ghanouj (eggplant dip). Sumac is a wonderfully sour Middle...


Mushroom and Winter Vegetable Soup

Cabbage and mushrooms, two nutrient-rich foods, team up in this hearty, healthy winter vegetarian soup that goes well with thin...


Fresh and Dried Mushroom Soup

Dried porcini mushrooms are a smart substitute for pricey fresh porcini in this flavourful soup.


A Barley Mushroom Ragout For When You’re Craving a Hearty Dish

More filling than soup, this vegetarian ragout will stick to the ribs.

Squash and Apple Soup

You can garnish this autumnal squash and apple pureed soup with very thin, unpeeled apple slices or with sliced green...


Classic Chili Con Carne with Cornbread

Slow-cooked beef and beans in a rich tomato sauce spiced with chilis and cumin make this an inviting meal on...


Slow-Braised Beef and Barley

Here, beef is simmered until meltingly tender while nourishing pot barley thickens the gravy to make a hearty casserole and...


Pissaladière

The Provençal relative of Italian pizza, Pissaladière has a thick bread base, enriched with olive oil, topped with a tomato...


Pepperoni Pizza

Here's proof'you can enjoy a slice of pepperoni pizza and do your heart good. A few heart-smart substitutions and lots...

Baked Eggplant with Yogurt

In this delicious dish, grilled slices of eggplant and zucchini are layered with a rich tomato sauce and cumin-flavoured yogurt,...


Boston Baked Beans

These oven-baked beans are cooked slowly to create a richly flavoured vegetable dish'a revelation if you've only ever eaten the...


Roast Herb and Garlic Chicken

Rather than rubbing butter over chicken before roasting, here a paste of fresh herbs and reduced-fat ricotta cheese is pushed...


Spicy Jamaican Barbecued Chicken

Because the flavour of chicken is mild, it benefits from a tasty baste when barbecued or broiled, such as in...


Hungarian Chicken Meatballs

Ground chicken and mushrooms make succulent meatballs'delicious simmered in a smooth tomato sauce with red and green peppers. Paprika warms...


Chicken with Pepper and Asparagus

Stir-frying is not just for Chinese dishes. This quick and healthy method of cooking works just as beautifully in this...