A galette is simply the French name for a rustic tart of sorts.
This courgette (or zucchini) galette is the perfect excuse to use up the remaining Summer courgette lying around in the fridge. Continue reading “162. Courgette Galette”
There are so many variations of cheesecake available.
The cheesecake was originally invented in Greece, but the Americans re-invented it and now the classic New York cheesecake is arguably the most famous. There are also no-bake cheesecakes, chocolate cheesecakes… and the list goes on. Continue reading “161. Mini Oreo Cheesecakes”
This is a rich, hearty, creamy soup just right for the arrival of cold weather.
I served this soup during Ramadan as well, so really it is delicious any time.
As hearty as it is, it is also very elegant. Continue reading “160. Cream of Chicken Soup”
Blueberries are completely transformed upon cooking.
These pretty rustic hand pies are delicious and no-mess.
The little berries pop in the heat and release their deep purple juices from the venting hole. Continue reading “159. Blueberry Hand Pie”
Moussaka is a Greek/Arab lasagne of sorts, in that the pasta sheet are replaced with sheets of aubergines (eggplants) and sometimes courgettes (zucchini) as well. The layers. like a typical lasagne, include a meat-tomato mix, and cheese bechamel. Continue reading “158. Courgette and Aubergine Moussaka”
Peach Melba, a classic dessert, is a wonderful Summer dessert, where even bland-tasting peaches are transformed to intense nectar fruit. Continue reading “157. Peach Melba Ice Cream”
This steak was a family favorite, and the steak sauce is as magical as it can get.
Due to its simplicity yielding to such elegance, I remember as a child watching my mother make it, and it has stuck ever since. Continue reading “156. My Mother’s Steak with Magic Sauce Recipe”
According to Morocco Travel Tours, Gazelle’s Horns are a popular Moroccan pastry that is often served at weddings because of the love story that it symbolizes. Continue reading “155. Gazelle Horns”
Cabbage makes for a nice change in a salad.
This cabbage salad is much better than coleslaw, and is absolutely packed with flavor.
It is a creation of the Fertile Crescent area (Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, and Jordan). Continue reading “154. Cabbage Tomato Salad”
These baby-chicken are stuffed with Thai-inspired flavored rice.
Ginger, basil, garlic and onion: undeniably Thai. Continue reading “153. Thai Stuffed Roast Chicken”