Tuna Patties

Ingredients 2 X ±170gram cans tuna (in brine or water) 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard ½ cup white bread torn into small pieces 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 Tbsp water (or liquid from the cans of tuna) 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 2 Tbsp chopped fresh chives, green onions, or shallots Salt…

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Calamari Stewed with Tomatoes

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