Salad | Vietnamese

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A feast of flavours! Tonight is Friday night! The best evening to relax and enjoy a bit of cooking. This time I’m experimenting with a Vietnamese salad. The dish is based on the recipe from chef Gordon Ramsay’s book: Gordon’s Great Escape Southeast-Asia 

In the Vietnamese cuisine there are very important and distinctive taste elements like coriander, mint leaves, ginger, garlic and rice vinegar. It’s certainly not heavy as many of the dishes contain coconut milk.

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Pasta | Oven Pasta Dish

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Pasta di Semola di Grano Duro. Since 1947. On the fields of gold in Umbria, high quality wheat is harvested to make a fantastic pasta from the brand Filiberto Bianconi. For this dish I’ve used durum wheat pasta in the shape of a flower. The shape is in fact the symbol of Florence: Giglio. It’s a pretty pasta with a full taste because the pieces are short and fat. The combination of eggs, spinach and pasta is my favourite dish of success. It’s colourful, tasty and looks beautiful on  your plate. Besides the look, spinach also  contains high quantities of  antioxidants and is a rich source of iron.

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