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Quince wedges in olive oil

2 big size quinces 1 medium onion 1 medium carrot 2 cloves garlic 3 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 T. fresh orange juice 1 T. fresh lemon juice a pinch of salt Thoroughly wash quinces, cut in half. Quince is … Continue reading

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Grilled stuffed red pine mushrooms with cheese

Autumn is the time for mushrooms. The saffron milk cap or red pine mushroom (in Turkish melki and Λακτάριος ο σολομόχρωμος in Greek) grows under pine trees during Autumn after a good rain. In Turkey, this type of mushroom can … Continue reading

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Artichoke with fava sauce

8 artichokes with stems 1 medium onion 3/4 cup water 4 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 lemons deep pot covered with water and 1 lemon juice 1 t. sugar salt Start breaking off outer leaves by using a rubber glove. Leave 1cm … Continue reading

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Fried red pine mushroom

The saffron milk cap or red pine mushroom (in Turkish melki) grows under pine trees during autumn after warm sunny days and a good rain. They are abundant in pine plantations especially in lowland and shady areas. In Turkey, this … Continue reading

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Stuffed aubergine with mushroom and cherry tomato

2 aubergines 1 onion (chopped) 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped) 10 cherry tomatoes (halved) 20 mushrooms (sliced) 3 T extra virgin olive oil 100 gr mozzarella cheese (grated or cut into bite sizes) basil leaves (finely chopped) 2 T breadcrumbs … Continue reading

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