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Tagliatelle with Artichokes and Honey Mushrooms – Italian Recipe

Ingredients (4 servings):

  • 1 pack of Italian tagliatelle pasta
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 small red chilli pepper
  • 250 g marinated honey mushrooms
  • 250 g marinated artichokes
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-2 teaspoons dried marjoram
  • a block of parmesan cheese to shave off flakes
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

 

Preparation method:

  1. Cook the tagliatelle according to the instructions in a pot of salty water, minus 1 minute that will cook with the other ingredients.
  2. Chop roughly the garlic and red chilli pepper.
  3. In a large pan heat the olive oil and gently fry the garlic and chilli pepper, until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  4. Add the marinated mushrooms and artichokes, cook for another 2 minutes.
  5. Add the cooked pasta, the dried marjoram and grind a lot of black pepper.
  6. Stir them gently together and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Add some pasta cooking water if you want more sauce.
  7. Serve while hot with some shaved parmesan on top. But you can leave the cheese out to have a vegan version, it’s very tasty even without.

Tuna Steak Marinated in Clementine Juice Recipe

Ingredients (1 serving):

  • 1 slice of tuna steak

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 1/2 kg clementines

  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation method:

  1. Chop the garlic cloves.

  2. Squeeze the juice of half of the clementines, 3-4 of them.
  3. Mix together in a bowl the clementines juice, chopped garlic, salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  4. Place the tuna slice in the marinade bowl and let it marinate for about an hour, turning once.

  5. Halve the remaining clementines.

  6. Heat up a heavy bottomed frying pan. Fry the tuna steak about 2 minutes on each side together with the halved clementines cut side down.

Balcanic recipe – Turkish / Greek Eggs – Eggs with Soutzouki Sausage – Sucuklu Yumurta

Ingredients (2 servings ):

  • 4 eggs
  • 200 g sucuk / soutzouki sausage (depending if you get it from Turkish or Greek shops 🙂 )
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • a few chilli flakes or a smaller (dried) red chilli pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste

 

Preparation method:

  1. Cut the sausage into half centimetre thick slices.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a smaller frying pan.
  3. Add the sausage slices into the pan and fry them on one side for about 1-2 minute, then turn them.

  4. Add the cracked eggs, try not to break the yolks, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, chilli flakes.
  5. Cover with a lid, reduce the heat to low and cook for 2-3 minutes until the whites stopped being runny.
  6. Serve immediately.