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Aquafaba Meringues made from Scratch

Have your heard of Aquafaba before?  Since you are reading this article, you probably want to learn more about the technique to make it, right? Etymology The word aquafaba is a combination of two Latin words: aqua which means water and faba, which means beans or other leguminous plants. What is Aquafaba? Aquafaba is the liquid produced after boiling …

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Stewed Chickpeas with Spinach

Chickpeas are one of my favourite legumes which I cook quite often in many variations. This time I combined them with spinach,  which makes a delicious and healthy vegan dish, perfect during the period Lent. If you do not have the aromatic herbs I have used you can leave them out or substitute with some parsley. Stewed …

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Revithia giahni sti gastra (stewed chickpeas) and a virtual tour to Sparti

Revithia giahni sti gastra is a vegan dish with stewed chickpeas, traditionally cooked in a clay pot and baked in a wood burning oven.  However, not all of us have wood burning ovens or clay pots but we can still cook it in a Dutch oven or any casserole dish in our home oven.   If you don’t have any of the above, use a baking tin which cover with an aluminium tent.

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