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Just popped in before shabbat dinner. We have fish-Denise (have to look this up in English) and a bass for me, roast potatoes, carrot soup ,mushroom soup and a red and white cabbage salad. I wanted to make roasted vegetables as well, but my oven is too full. I always make too much anyway.

Nikkib-thank you ever so much!!!!!!!! :biggrin:

Ladybug, I honestly thought of you when I read that on the menu!!!! :laugh: YOu need to go to the fresh market for this stuff-ask around-you want me to find out for you?

Lovely weekend to all, I know many of you are celebrating christmas-so merry christmas! SHabbat shalom!

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Yes - I was born in Ukraine but spent a fair bit of childhood in Georgia due to having my mother's family there and also the whole Chernobyl thing. It seems that goggle-moggle was no stranger there, too!

The other thing that my Mother tried on me was a horrible elixir of onion juice and honey. Ugh.

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Yes, he did heat it.It was quite hot. SO now we are post dinner. It was challenging taking photos and cooking. I was a bit time limited as my il laws were arriving at 7:30pm and they get tired rather quickly so I don't like them having to wait too long for dinner. Funny thing is that my MIL brough that Lachuch (2 gutteral sounds here...), that Yemenite bread similar in looks to Enjera!! I made mushroom and carrot soup, my son doesn't like mushrooms... fish, red and white cabbage salad and roasted potatoes I think I said this all earlier :laugh:)

I used my thermomix for the soups. I documented the thermo during the carrot soup-cant recall exactly when-mad rush...

Getting mushroom soup made:

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It was a bit too thick but delicious.

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Believe me it is delicious.

Now I cut vegetables for the fish

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stuff with vegies

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decorate with vegies

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for those who hate seeing heads and eyes (!)

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My bass

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oil. lemon juice,paprika, garlic and parsley

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In the preheated oven 200C for 30-35 mins.

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While fish is waiting in the micro so the cats dont get it, the potatoes are roasting, the soups are made, I give the fish trays to the animals tolick to the very last drop. Two cats missed out on the treat somehow and two got extra! WHile they lap it up I make the salad.

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The beans sat all night (good for me I remembered!) then I boiled them and threw out the water. I then added new water and cooked for about 2 hours till soft. I keep the water for use later and for cooking soups...

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Then I thermomixed the garlic

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I add a bit of the humus water to the garlic

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Then I add the beans and more water and grind well, adding more water until I get the right consistency. I add at least 1/2 cuplemon juice. cumin,salt pepper and some olive oil. Then about 300g tehina paste. Blend again, put in a jar,decorate and keep in fridge.

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Although we went out forlunch to a sushi bar, and I forgot the camera, I still made food as the kids take it home for the week,if you recall, this is Saturday routine!

I made chicken breast in silan sauce with some chili

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chicken on the range with tamari,soy and spices-nothing super fancy.

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I usually make rice this way, but every time I use different spices and flavors. Today I used vegetable broth with the soup paste as it was nearly finished anyway.

Fist I fry the rice in some olive oil untill most grains turn white, stirring most of the time.

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Then I added in the soup paste, mixed with a bit of that hot humus water from cooking the beans.

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Then I add the rest of the water or here,humus water(!) and some onion pieces for flavor.

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Well tonight I made Malaawach (gutteral at the end!) This is a yemenite food. It is the same dough used for making Jachnun, which is also a yemenite doughr rolled like a croissant, and slowly baked on a low temp in a closed pot all night. It turns a rich brown and is very tasty. I will put a picture of Jachnun ,but I did not make it recently,it is an older photo. Malaawach is made into a round flat shape and is fried in butter on both sides. It puffs a bit and has thin layers of dough inside. It is usually eaten with grated tomatoes and some spicy sauce.

Malaawach:

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see the layers a bit:

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