Chicken, Pasta Salad with Yogurt and Feta dressing

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Also known as left-over-chicken salad. Having said that, I find myself deliberately keeping some roasted chicken aside in order to make this salad the next day. It’s so irresistible. The dressing is tangy and fresh, and really takes this dish to another level. I use «Mitsides» shrimp shaped pasta as I think their thin grooves and twisted shape absorb the dressing best. You can also use small penne or small shells. Don’t even think of not using the paprika and chilli flakes. Heat and feta is a match made in heaven. Continue reading

Black Steak Salad

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I call this steak «black» since it gets really dark, almost black after cooking. Dark soy sauce in the marinade is respponsible for it’s dark colour, but also for it’s fantastic flavor. It’s very easy to prepare in advance since the steak needs that extra resting time before slicing. Use aged, very good quality beef fillet for this salad and cook medium-rare. Well-done steak is not an option here. This makes a fantastic lunch or dinner. Continue reading