Vegetables are absolutely transformed upon roasting.
It’s incredible. Continue reading “561. Sumac Roast Cauliflower”
I did not plan for this week to be themed minimal ingredients, but here it is! Continue reading “560. Oreo Truffles”
Do you want to rev-up your metabolism in a comforting, satisfying, and in an anti-diet way? Continue reading “559. Microwaved Oat Porridge”
This is a nice, light, herby chicken dish that is reminiscent of the summer. Continue reading “557. Herbed Grilled Chicken Breast”
Sometimes a boring and repetitive salad can be completely transformed with a simple addition or two. Continue reading “556. BLT Salad”
Nadia, one the first commentators on this blog, is an expert in all things Levant. She told me something the other day that surprised me: Noomi Basra, or dried limes, are rarely (if ever) used in Levant cooking! Continue reading “555. Iraqi Noomi Tea”
Chocolate making sounds much easier than it is. Just melt some chocolate bars, put them in a mold, let them solidify, and that’s it.
Not quite. Continue reading “554. Rahash Chocolates”
Who knew such a traditional and luxurious sweet can be made with so few ingredients and so little effort and time? Continue reading “553. Tahini Halva”
Lorraine from Malta is quite the celebrity in her community in Malta. I have introduced her before in the very first Reader Recipe Pictures. She does not comment on the blog, but she does keep in touch via email (maryamcw(@)yahoo.com). She is married to an Iraqi, and has thanked me profusely for my blog and Iraqi recipes which have made her-and her husband-very happy. A very exciting thing happened to Lorraine back in October: Taste Magazine wanted to feature her Iraqi cooking, and she even emailed me to ask for my suggestions to the pomegranate themed Iraqi feature. Since then, she has very kindly sent me a PDF of her feature. A mention of gratitude to my blog would have been nice, but congratulations anyway Lorraine!
Here are some pictures of the spreads featured based on my recipes: