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The key to this creamy pasta dish is using a small rice shaped pasta to be mixed together with creamy tzatziki sauce. The feta cheese adds another dimension of flavor. We also included some mayonnaise and crunchy vegetables for extra texture and flavor, and topped it off with lemon zest. This light refreshing pasta salad …

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If you have ever been to Spain, you are likely well acquainted with a Spanish Tortilla, or Tortilla Española. The dish can be found on most restaurant menus, as well as in supermarkets and homes throughout Spain.  Tortilla Española is a dish made with thinly sliced potatoes and onions, slowly cooked in olive oil, then …

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Tagliata di Manzo, or beef tagliata, is a simple but delicious dish served throughout Italy as a main course.  The dish consists of thinly sliced, grilled beef, typically seasoned with aromatic herbs and spices. The tender slices of beef are served on a bed of fresh arugula, topped with cherry tomatoes and shaved Parmesan Reggiano …

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Albondigas con Salsa de Almendras, or Spanish Meatballs in Almond Sauce is a traditional Spanish recipe.  It frequently appears on Spanish Tapas menus, which include an assortment of small appetizer portions of dishes meant to be shared (see more receipts below). A sauce made with almonds probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind …

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Pasta in Vodka Sauce (Pasta alla Vodka) is an Italian-American dish whose primary ingredients are tomato sauce, vodka and cream. I was initially reluctant to try this dish when I found it on menus, vodka? Really? While wine is most often used in making Italian sauces, the vodka in this dish actually adds a little …

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These traditional Romanian meatballs, called chiftele, are pretty unique, as well as being absolutely delicious. Most cuisines have their own version of ground meat rolled into a ball, but there are many regional differences in meatballs The ingredients and the spices in meatballs indicate the flavors that dominate a region’s cuisine. For Romania, that ingredient …

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