Maria's Recipes


Maria’s Recipes: Chorizo & Potato Tacos

Instead of traditional beef or chicken tacos, try this fresh and satisfying Spanish version using cooked potatoes and chorizo. Omit the chorizo to make them vegetarian.

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Maria’s Recipes: Quick Asian Egg Drop Soup

If you like Asian soups you can turn this into a quick hearty meal by adding sweetcorn and shredded chicken or tofu, even ramen noodles. The secret of getting delicate ribbons of egg laced through any soup is cornflour.

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Maria’s Recipes: Garlicky Kale Rainbow Salad

Four vegetables make up this soft, yet crunchy, sweet and colourful salad. Since the kale is lightly sautéed with garlic, it can even be enjoyed by non-kale eaters!

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Maria’s Recipes: Lime Tart

A café style lime tart is easy to make at home and this one isn’t too sweet. Ricotta and soft egg whites make this tart light and refreshing on the palate.

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Maria’s Recipes: Tomatoey Green Beans

This is a great recipe to make if you have some over-ripe tomatoes needing to be used. Firm tomatoes don’t work as well. It’s a very tasty way to eat green beans.

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Maria’s Recipes: Cuban Beef Bowl

A comfort food in a fragrant bowl of beans, rice and beef. Sweet and salty come together to make a delicious meal.

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Maria’s Recipes: Cucumber Kimchi

This is a fresh, mild and quick version of Korean Kimchi using Lebanese cucumbers.

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Maria’s Recipes: Banana Nog

This is a simple and delicious alternative to egg nog, which appears in the shops at this time of year. No eggs or alcohol in it (ie. child-friendly), but it tastes Christmassy!

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Maria’s Recipes: Creamy Salad Dressing

A tasty and creamy salad dressing that contains no oil or dairy, ideal for your summer salads.

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Maria’s Recipes: Quinoa Vegie Salad with Bagna Cauda Dressing

Bagna cauda is a delicious dressing or dip which originates from Italy and would suit anyone who loves a combination of lemon and garlic. It’s also very much enjoyed by people who otherwise wouldn’t ever touch an anchovy.

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