Grilled “pizza” mushrooms

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To the most of us grilling is directly associated with meat… Fish, in the best case. But hey, here’s one proud carnivore who loves grilling veggies! And I must admit, I have a confession to make – I love grilling veggies. Be it an eggplant, a capiscum or asparagus – flame charred they all taste much better. Mushrooms, however, are a story of its own. Just grilled they are more of a meaty texture, but you can really take it any way your imagination goes. So here’s what I called “pizza without a dough”, and  trust me, this does taste like a pizza with mushrooms.

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Beef & lamb cheeseburger – step by step way to perfection

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Unless you are a vegetarian, vegan or anything like that, you probably do like a good burger… I mean, what’s there not to like?! A nice beef patty, topped with some good cheese, veggies and a toasted bun, dressed with barbecue sauce and aioli… So here’s my take on the all times classics – beef & lamb cheeseburgers, recipe I’ve been making for the past two years, mainly because my boys simply won’t give up on it every weekend 🙂

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Grilled cheese-stuffed chicken breasts

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This is one of the most tasty versions of stuffed chicken breasts I’ve tried. There is something in the combination of the chicken breast meat with cheese and bacon, that takes this dish one extra level higher. What’s even better – it is one of the simplest dishes as well!

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Sirloin steak with grilled cherry tomatoes – my essential rules for a steak success!

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Steak is the most primal thing I know… It was the first thing the caveman made when he learned roasted meat is tastier than raw one. This time I grilled it the simplest way, and I want to share with you my four essential rules for a great steak!

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Prosciutto wrapped baby grouper – grilling fish made easy!

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Grilling a fish really doesn’t have to be a rocket science. Here’s one of the simplest ways to grill a fish I know, producing an extremely succulent fish with great smoky aroma and flavour. Initially, I tried it on a river trout, but this time – it’s a baby grouper, one of the most noble fish of the Mediterranean.

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“Drunk” chicken breasts – Scotch Whiskey brine

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Well yeah, I’m a wee bit Scotch fan. Actually, there’s not even a single Irish or American whiskey in my bar – only Scotch single malts and couple of blends, like Ballantine’s and Johnny Walker. So for me pouring a shot or two of my favorite amber liquid into a sauce or a marinade was nothing but a matter of time. My first attempt was to add it to a brine, and what’s more natural to be brined than chicken breasts? Right!

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Grilled river trout with pickled garlic sauce

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“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”… This is an ancient Chinese proverb, which intention, and I am sure of that, was also teaching a man to grill the fish he caught. This way or another, I love grilling fish and today I am grilling a river trout!

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