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Leslie Styles
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Moroccan Quinoa Salad with Chickpeas & Veggies
Light, crunchy and slightly sweet with the addition of honey and dried cranberries in the broth as the quinoa cooks, this colourful Moroccan Quinoa Salad is the perfect side dish for a hot summer lunch or outdoor dinner. Tossed with a medley of diced vegeta...

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Chilled Creamy Avocado & Cucumber Soup and Crab
Creamy avocado and fresh cucumber partner exquisitely in this refreshing Chilled Avocado and Cucumber Soup, perfect as an elegant first course or light summer lunch on a hot afternoon. Low in carbs and high in savoury and sensory appeal, this delicious soup...

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Whole Grilled Lavraki: Mediterranean Sea Bass
Lavraki is a Mediterranean sea bass, indigenous to the shores of Greece, and is considered a prized fish in Europe.  In France, they are called Loup or Bar, the Spanish call them Robalo, and in Italy they are known as Spigola or, more commonly, as Bronzino....

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Grilled Lamb & Mixed Vegetables with Arugula & Mint
Ideally suited for summer grilling, Rack of Lamb is one of my favourite cuts of meat, and when sliced into single or double chops and marinated in a fragrant elixir of garlic, fresh mint and rosemary, the flavours are positively intoxicating. Blended togeth...

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Parmigiano Trattoria: Rustic Italian in Lawrence Park
A cozy Italian trattoria with comfortable neighbourhood charm, Parmigiano serves Northern and Southern Italian inspired cuisine, using local ingredients and property-grown organic herbs and vegetables. Chef Kunman's menu features the usual Italian suspects ...

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Churrasqueira Martins: Superb Portuguese Cuisine
Owned and operated by Carlos and Samantha Martins since 1992, Churrasqueira Martins Grill House is a neighbourhood gem, tucked away in a lacklustre plaza near Rogers and Old Weston Road in the Rockcliffe-Smythe area of West Toronto. Famous for its succulent...

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Leek and Potato Soup with Bacon, Sour Cream & Dill
A traditional Irish dish, rich and creamy Potato and Leek Soup is frugal, filling and full of flavour, and can also be made in little more than half an hour. Leeks and onions are simply sautéed in butter until soft, then added to diced potatoes and chicken ...

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Royal Quinoa with Cucumber & Sesame Vinaigrette
High in protein, low in fat and full of vitamins and minerals, Quinoa is easy to cook and tastes great, especially when combined with a colourful and crunchy selection of diced cucumber, dried cranberries, slivered almonds, fresh mint and some surprising Ja...

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Grilled Prawn, Scallop and Calamari Salad
One of my favourite salads as summer rolls around, is my luscious Grilled Seafood Salad with large black tiger shrimp, jumbo scallops and calamari combined with grilled asparagus, zucchini and sliced hard boiled eggs. Tossed with a tangy marinade, the seafo...

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Grilled Moroccan Chicken Breasts with Cilantro
Tender, succulent and full of flavour, these Moroccan-inspired chicken breasts are marinated in a mixture of olive oil, fresh lemon juice, minced garlic and ginger and an aromatic mixture of fragrant earthy spices including, ground cumin, coriander, paprika...
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