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Fennel risotto with lemon and white beans

fennel white bean lemon risotto

I love a big bowl of hot and creamy risotto – it warms you just like a soup on a cold fall or winter day, but is more filling and so more satisfying for a hungry stomach. And it’s really easy to make and extremely versatile since you can add pretty much all kinds of veggies you have at hand. You can also mix several vegetables or legumes in your risotto – just like fennel and white beans. To add a little extra flavor, I added some lemon juice and zest, which really took the dish from ‘good’ to ‘wow’.  Just make sure to add the lemon right before serving, this way you get the best and most intense lemon flavor.  Continue reading

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Couscous with green beans, peppers and joghurt-lime sauce

Couscous with green beans and joghurt lime sauce

I’ve heard a lot of people say that they don’t really know what to do with couscous – or even how to cook it. Though, it is quick and easy to make and you can use it in many delicious dishes. Just like this one: It combines couscous with spicy curry, fresh green beans and ball peppers with a sauce from joghurt and lime. And believe me, preparing the couscous is the easiest and quickest part of it! 😉  Continue reading

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