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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Light Salad

This is an amazing summer salad made with melons, green lettuce, mushrooms and eggs. Southern spices add exotic flavour!

For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 3 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1 head of lettuce
  • 1 small melon
  • 2 pepperoni sausages
  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 2 peppercorns
  • 100 g firm cheese
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp allspice
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 3 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves


Wash the lettuce leaves and drain the water. Dry them on a kitchen paper.

Peel the melon and cut it into cubes.

Take the boiled eggs and separate them into yolks and whites.

Cut the pepperonis in to stripes. Chop the cheese in to small pieces.

In an olive oil fry mushrooms for 3-4 min. Add spices mushrooms, egg yolks, pepper, vinegar, salt and remaining olive oil. Cook for 3 min.

Mix lettuce, melon, pepperoni, cheese and mushrooms in a bowl. Chill and serve.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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