For my 100th post, I just had to post a decidedly Arab recipe in honor of the region’s clouded magnificence. Cookies and brownies are delightful, but Arab recipes are just more…wholesome. Continue reading “100. Zaatar Cheese Snails – Halazon”
There are times when an intense craving for Mars bar may overtake a person… Dense, fudgy, chocolately, satisfying! So these little chocolate truffle cakes are my home-made alternative to Mars bars. Continue reading “99. Chocolate Truffle Cakes”
This is another chicken-sage combo, but so very different than the roasted sage chicken!
Only three ingredients are assembled and seared in a little oil to created this easy quick lunch or dinner chicken. Continue reading “98. Turkey-Bacon Wrapped Chicken”
Canned food is so undervalued. A well-stocked pantry, paired with a few staple fresh produce, can surprise you in their outcome. Canned chickpeas are great. No need for overnight soaking, nor hours of boiling.
Simply open the can, drain, rinse, and you’re ready to go. Continue reading “96. Chickpea Salad”
Spanakopita is a very popular Greek spinach pie, which can take many shapes and forms. It may be made into large rolls, served one per person, or smaller rolls, or as a regular flat pie. Continue reading “94. Greek Spinach Fillo Pie Rolls”
I have been wanting to make dainty delicate French macarons for the longest time, but kept putting it off because of how complicated and intimidating all the recipes I read are. Continue reading “93. French Macarons”
Pistachio ice cream is a beautiful change from the traditional chocolate and vanilla flavors.
I adapted this recipe from chow, but they roasted their nuts (which lessens the color), and I soaked them in boiled water. Since the nuts were soaked in boiled water for a while, their nutty crunch is not as harsh as an un-soaked nut. Continue reading “92. Pistachio Ice Cream”
Squash mucver, courgette patties, and zucchini fritters all indicate the same thing. These are actually really popular in the Mediterranean region, especially in Greece and Turkey. Continue reading “91. Squash Mucver (Turkish Courgette Patties)”