Posts Tagged: Middle Eastern inspired

/ Erin

Beet Salads with Preserved Lemon (simple, hearty and fancy variations)/ Oven Coven

Back in May, my friend Maria sent out an email to a group of women that began… “Greetings Bombshells: Wanna be part of my living right project? It is tender young grape leaf season in my backyard! Time to make dolmades!  I’m

/ Erin

Beet Salads with Preserved Lemon (simple, hearty and fancy variations)/ Oven Coven

Back in May, my friend Maria sent out an email to a group of women that began… “Greetings Bombshells: Wanna be part of my living right project? It is tender young grape leaf season in my backyard! Time to make dolmades!  I’m

/ Erin

Baked Pistachio Herb Falafel with Two Sauces

I have been pining after a Tomato, Fennel, Yogurt sauce that I used to make.  It was called Sauce Afghan and it was from my favourite Indian Cookbook Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking by Julie Saini.  To make the sauce

/ Erin

Baked Pistachio Herb Falafel with Two Sauces

I have been pining after a Tomato, Fennel, Yogurt sauce that I used to make.  It was called Sauce Afghan and it was from my favourite Indian Cookbook Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking by Julie Saini.  To make the sauce

/ Erin

Baby Turnip Fairytale- Turnip and Chicken Tagine with Green Olives and Preserved Lemon

I pride myself on loving strong flavours.  I like gamey meat, fishy fish, aged cheese, spice, all things fermented and pickled, bitterness and sourness in my sweetness.  So, I really want to love turnips.  But I just don’t.  I love

/ Erin

Baby Turnip Fairytale- Turnip and Chicken Tagine with Green Olives and Preserved Lemon

I pride myself on loving strong flavours.  I like gamey meat, fishy fish, aged cheese, spice, all things fermented and pickled, bitterness and sourness in my sweetness.  So, I really want to love turnips.  But I just don’t.  I love

/ Erin

Two Orange Almond Cakes for Passover (gluten-free)

We have been hosting a lot of dinner parties this month.  Last week,  I made two Orange Almond cakes for our guests.  Despite having the same primary flavours, these two cakes were very different from each other.  Clearly, I have

/ Erin

Two Orange Almond Cakes for Passover (gluten-free)

We have been hosting a lot of dinner parties this month.  Last week,  I made two Orange Almond cakes for our guests.  Despite having the same primary flavours, these two cakes were very different from each other.  Clearly, I have

/ Erin

Roasted Potatoes and Fennel with Za’atar

Every year around my birthday I go out for  dinner at one of my favourite restaurants, The Kebab Cafe, in Astoria Queens. I don’t really eat out much, because it interferes with my desires to spend all of my time

/ Erin

Roasted Potatoes and Fennel with Za’atar

Every year around my birthday I go out for  dinner at one of my favourite restaurants, The Kebab Cafe, in Astoria Queens. I don’t really eat out much, because it interferes with my desires to spend all of my time

/ Erin

Swiss Chard Stems with Tahini

I am quite excited by this swiss chard stem dish.  The recipe is from “Moro, The Cookbook” by Sam & Sam Clark.  I eat a lot of swiss chard.  In the winter the stems are a little bit intense so

/ Erin

Swiss Chard Stems with Tahini

I am quite excited by this swiss chard stem dish.  The recipe is from “Moro, The Cookbook” by Sam & Sam Clark.  I eat a lot of swiss chard.  In the winter the stems are a little bit intense so

/ Erin

Labour of Love Blood Orange Marmalade with Rosewater and Almonds

I don’t usually buy blood oranges.  They are expensive, and aside from being so very pretty, I have never been convinced that they are better than other (cheaper) citrus fruit.   I think that the ones that we get in

/ Erin

Labour of Love Blood Orange Marmalade with Rosewater and Almonds

I don’t usually buy blood oranges.  They are expensive, and aside from being so very pretty, I have never been convinced that they are better than other (cheaper) citrus fruit.   I think that the ones that we get in

/ Erin

At last- Cauliflower with Lemon, Cumin and Sumac

So, I have mentioned before that I am obsessed with the lemony fried cauliflower that I used to order at the Lebanese restaurant down the street from my old apartment in Queens, NY.  I have finally succeeded in making something

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At last- Cauliflower with Lemon, Cumin and Sumac

So, I have mentioned before that I am obsessed with the lemony fried cauliflower that I used to order at the Lebanese restaurant down the street from my old apartment in Queens, NY.  I have finally succeeded in making something