Niçoise salad
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Niçoise salad

Niçoise salad is a light and fresh salad originating from the French city of Nice. The salad includes tomatoes, tuna, olives and hard-boiled eggs. Other popular additions that can often be found in the Niçoise salad are green beans, boiled potatoes, peppers and onions. Depending on the region or country, the composition of Niçoise salad…

Toast Skagen
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Toast Skagen

Skagen Toast is a popular Swedish side dish that consists of bread and shrimp salad. The basis of the salad is small-sized shrimps combined with mayonnaise, sour cream, fresh dill and additives such as onion and caviar. Toast Skagen works well not only as an appetizer. It is also perfect as a breakfast or dinner…

Poached salmon salad
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Poached salmon salad

Salmon is a popular fish whose meat is rich in protein, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D. It is eaten raw as well as boiled, smoked, baked and fried. In my home, I mostly eat smoked salmon, which I usually serve for breakfast. I equally often go for poached salmon, which I also used for…

Herring salad with homemade mayonnaise
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Herring salad with homemade mayonnaise

Do you like fish salads? If so, you will surely like this herring salad that I recently made with homemade mayonnaise. I have combined vegetables such as carrot, onion, potato and beetroot with soft, aromatic herring. I seasoned the salad with homemade mayonnaise. Recipe for homemade mayonnaise you can find HERE. Find me on Instagram: mecooksblog and…

Crab stick salad
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Crab stick salad

There is already a recipe for a salad with crab stick on the blog. That salad is made with pasta which you won’t find in this recipe. I wanted to get a slightly lighter salad, so I only used vegetables and fruits in addition to the crab stick. Find me on Instagram: mecooksblog and Facebook: MeCooksblog Ingredients for…

Grilled squid

Grilled squid

A few years ago, while visiting Croatia, I ordered squid in a local restaurant. It was grilled with lots of garlic and olive oil and served with lemon. I had never eaten squid before, and at first, I didn’t know what to expect from its taste. The squid turned out to be soft, delicate and…

Tuna and kale pasta
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Tuna and kale pasta

If you want to provide your body with a proper dose of vitamins, choose kale. The nutritional value of this vegetable is well known: it contains antioxidants and is also rich in vitamin K, vitamin C, folic acid and calcium. Kale works great in cocktails, sauces and salads. Recently, I made pasta with kale, tomatoes…

Stuffed cannelloni
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Stuffed cannelloni

Cannelloni is an Italian pasta having the shape of large tubes. It is mostly stuffed. Any mixture of vegetables or meat or a combination of both can be used as a filling. Once stuffed, the cannelloni is baked with a sauce e.g. tomato or béchamel and often also sprinkled with cheese before being placed in…