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Shaken, occasionally stirred

FROM JAMES BOND TO NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING LITERATURE

QUANTUM OF SOLACE ***
DIRECTED BY Marc Forster
STARRING Daniel Craig, Mathieu Amalric, Olga Kurylenko, Judi Dench
US/UK 2008 106 mins.

BLINDNESS **
DIRECTED BY Fernando Meirelles
STARRING Mark Ruffalo, Julianne Moore, Gael Garcia Bernal

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Restaurant Review by Nathalie Kyrou

Elegant Chinese dining
Seasons Oriental

In a town that is filled with Chinese restaurants, it is surprisingly difficult to find one that serves up authentic and satisfying food in elegant surroundings. Enter Limassol’s Seasons Oriental, a restaurant with a five-star reputation to match the Four Seasons Hotel that houses it.

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Incredible Ingredients…Pear by Nathalie Kyrou

Pear is incredibly good for you and there are plenty of ways to enjoy it, apart from eating it raw. Cultivated in China for approximately 3,000 years, the pear was mentioned in The Odyssey, and was also eaten by the Romans, stewed. The wood of the pear tree is also used to produce high-quality woodwind instruments and furniture, and to aromatically smoke meat and tobacco.

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Recipes with Maria Socratous

Warming soups

With the temperatures starting to fall soup if the order of the day

Onion Soup Au Gratin with Thyme
Serves 4

2 tbsp butter
3 shallots, thinly sliced
2 red onions, thinly sliced
2 onions, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
1 tsp sugar
700ml chicken stock
400ml dry white wine
2 bay leaves

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