Tomato Soup Low calorie recipe

Low Calorie Recipes
April 20, 2012 Tomato Soup a quick and easy low calorie recipe which provides 8 servings at 72 calories per serving.  You can make this recipe in advance as it freezes well. Ingredients 2 Medium Onions diced 4 Garlic Gloves 4 Tins of Chopped Tomatoes 1 Pint of Stock (Your preference) 1 Tbs Dried Basil Low fat oil such {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Lebanese Peasant Salad – Fattoush

April 13, 2012 Lebanese Peasant Salad – Fattoush a favourite in the Lebanon and a great way to use up stale pita bread.  You can add as many greens vegetables as you wish to this salad but make sure they are chopped very finely. Ingredients For the Dressing 1 clove garlic 1/4 tsp. salt juice of 2 lemons (about {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Greek Loukoumades (Honey Puffs)

March 23, 2012 Loukoumades or Greek Honey Puffs are made from fried dough (lik a doughnut or churros) and are then drizzled with honey and sprinkled with walnuts and cinnamon. Recipe by Matina Caribacas. Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 pkg. (1/4 oz) dry yeast 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt {Tags: , , , , , , } {More...}

Cucumber Salsa

Sauces and Dips
February 10, 2012 Cucumber Salsa to serve with a host of dishes including the recipe for Pan Fried Trout.  A nice accompaniment to a BBQ to serve with chicken or steaks. Ingredients 1/2 a cucumber, deseeded, finely chopped 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 2 tablespoons coriander leaves, chopped 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar Method {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Southern Fried Chicken

Southern Fried Chicken juicy inside and crispy on the outside.  This recipe is for a whole chicken but you can use breasts, if like me you don’t like the bones, or drumsticks and thighs. Ingredients 1 chicken (2 1/2 to 3 pounds), cut into pieces Oil for frying (peanut oil is best) 2 eggs 1/4 {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Chicken Liver Paté with Apples and Brandy

January 13, 2012 Chicken Liver Paté with pples and Brandy is a luxurious spread for fresh bread or crackers to serve as a snack or starter.  You can replace the brandy with apple juice for a non-alcoholic option. Ingredients 8 Tbsp (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Lebanese Cucumber Soup

October 19, 2011 Lebanese Cucumber Soup is a cold  soup which is simple to make and very refreshing in summer time. This cold soup is very popular throughout Middle Eastern countries.  It is a very healthy meal too at only 90 calories per serving. Ingredients 1 medium cucumber 2 spring onions 1 clove garlic 8 fl oz (225 {Tags: , , , } {More...}

Cheese Straws

October 14, 2011 Cheese Straws are perfect for dipping or on their own and are ideal for parties.  Quick and easy to make they bake in just 15 minutes.  There are many reecipes for cheese straws but this one is tried and tested and always delicious. Ingredients 100 g (4 oz) Self Raising Flour pinch of salt pinch {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Yoghurt Sauce with Garlic

Sauces and Dips
October 7, 2011 Yoghurt Sauce with Garlic a versatile sauce that can be served with many dishes such as kebabs and is a great low-fat alternative to mayonaise.  Can be used as a dip for chips, crisps or tacos too or with sausages and burgers. Ingredients 16 oz. plain cold yogurt 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons lemon {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Lebanese Chicken Shish

Lebanese Chicken Shish a traditional Lebanese dish and is normally served with warm pita bread but can be served with rice.  Lebanese cuisine uses a great deal of chicken and lamb with a selection of fruits and vegatables. Ingredients 4 chicken breasts cut into thin strips 6 crushed garlic cloves 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 {Tags: , , , , } {More...}