Recipe

Lentils and chorizo salad

leili / November 27, 2017

Some friends invited me for a Sunday Roast, and my contribution was to prepare a side dish for a roasted lamb. Looking for a dish that matches with lamb, I discovered that lentils were an excellent choice. Immediately I remembered a Spanish recipe: lentils with chorizo salad. Since I had no chorizo at home, I used a smooth smoked sausage.…

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Aubergine Caponata

leili / November 14, 2017

Today I will share the most versatile recipe I learned from Maria: aubergine caponata. She is an extraordinary and inspirational woman, who cooks amazing food. Maria is the mother of 2 friends of mine, which I had the luck to known during my teenage period. She was always cooking delicious dishes, mainly influenced by Middle Eastern flavours. Some of her recipes…

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Maracuya Caipirinha

leili / November 8, 2017

Recently, I worked in collaboration with Fruit Ground, creating content about Maracuya, one of the fruits they import and sell in UK. Maracuya is a  extra-large type of passion fruit, with yellow skin when ripe and encases an exceptionally juicy yellow-orange pulp and many petite brown seeds. The flavour has an amazing tropical caracteristic, very fruity and fresh with floral…

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