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Xmas Treat: Cheesy Lobster with Herb & Peppercorn Butter

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Lobster is often the star attraction in seafood extravaganzas partaken on Christmas Eve in Southern Italy, thanks to its Roman Catholic tradition of abstaining from meat on holy days. As France’s culinary high point, its time-honored Réveillon on the commemorative night before Jesus’ birth has grown more opulent and luxurious …

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Thanksgiving Treat: XO Cognac Chicken Stew

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A tradition celebrated in the United States of America, the initial Thanksgiving was held for the English Pilgrims’ successful first corn harvest in November 1621. As it stemmed solely from the Native Americans’ initiative in freely teaching them this cultivation technique, then Governor William Bradford organized the three-day harvest celebration …

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Expat Cookbook: Pan Seared Barramundi with Light New Asian Jus

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While pan seared fish fillets are indisputably delicious with just lashings of tangy juice from freshly harvested lemons or with scrumptiously sumptuous wine cream sauces, the sun-kissed months of summer insist their lengthy warmer days are celebrated with servings of ocean harvest every so generously drizzled with a refreshingly light …

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Expat Cookbook: Spicy Peanut & Garlic Lamb with Pineapple & Pomegranate Salad

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Just returned to Stockholm from your wonderful winter holiday of leisurely soaking up the sun and surf in the summery or tropical parts of the planet? Then this recipe of lovely intense and refreshing contrasts promises gently sublime memories of the very same exotic scents, flavours and textures of places …

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