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Torta negra Galesa

Country – ARGENTINA INGREDIENTS:3 c. white flour, 1 1/2 c. brown sugar, 1 c. butter, 1 c. black chopped seedless raisins, 1 c. white chopped seedless raisins, 1 c. chopped prunes or apricots or candied fruit, 1 c. chopped walnuts, 1 c. rum 2-3 eggs, beaten 2 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. baking soda, 1/2 …

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Feijoada

Country – BRAZIL INGREDIENTS:1 pound dry black beans (soaked overnight)*, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 4 ounces slab bacon (rind removed), diced, 1 pound pork ribs, cut into individual ribs, 2 Mexican chorizo sausages, sliced, 1 smoked sausage, such as linguica or kielbasa, sliced, 1 large onion, chopped, 4 cloves garlic, minced, 3 tomatoes, diced, 1 …

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Azifa

Country – ETHIOPIA INGREDIENTS:1 cup lentils, cooked in 2 1/2 cups water for 25 minutes, 2 medium mild green chili peppers, chopped, 2 medium tomatoes, seeded, and finely chopped, 1 medium red onions chopped, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 1/2 tsp ginger powder, 1 Tbsp. dijon mustard , 2 medium limes, juiced 2 tbsp oil, salt …

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Garantita

Country – ALGERIA INGREDIENTS:2 cups chickpea flour, 2 eggs, 1/3 cup vegetable oil , 4 cups water, 2 tsp salt, ¼ tsp black pepper,  1 tbsp baking powder, 1 tbsp cumin powder and more for sprinkling, Harissa for serving or your favorite hot sauce           METHOD / DIRECTIONS:1. In a large bowl, whisk the chickpea flour,baking powder, …

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Jaggery and Honey

Jaggery and honey are on age old immune building products. Immunity is a seamless function of various body parts, especially cells. The age old practice of consuming Honey & Jaggery for a healthy immune system is still relevant. The zine & selection makes Jaggery a natural detoxifier. Rich in iron and anti- inflammation Jaggery helps …

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Immunity Building – An Art

Yes immunity building is no rocket science. A lot of grand-ma suggestions were based on basic common sense and solid observations which made immunity building a daily routine. A disciplined life style is a hallmark of excellent immunity. We cannot see it, hear it, smell it, taste it, or even feel it. Yet, it is …

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Olive Oil and Immunity Building

Said to be one of the healthiest and safest oils out there, olive oil’s growing importance in the modern world is nothing to scoff at. Although primarily used as salad dressing, Olive oil has also found use in deep frying, owing to its higher smoke point and milder flavor. Today, I would like to expand …

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Healthy Frying with Olive Oil

Frying and fried foods have become a weapon to scare the people. It is extremely safe to fry foods in good oils until it is done at correct temperatures. To talk against fried food is a fashion these days. It is agreeable to the extent of foods fried in institutions or industry. But no home …

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Frying Food – An Art

A lot has been spoken about fried foods and health. A few facts, lot of myths and misinformation has been created about the same. Frying is an art and thus requires to be done with love. Foods fried with oil and love never hurt the consumer of such foods. Until the last 50 years frying …

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