A simple, delicious quick fix meal or snack, great for warm or hot days, that also looks nice, in case you want to make it a little more special. Playful, variable.
2 aubergines (will produce about 250-300 g of dip, so you will have for two days at least, depending on how many...
Moussaka is the most popular and probably the most delicious Greek dish! A hearty moussaka consists of deep-fried layers of potato and eggplant, a juicy and flavorful beef mince sauce, and a creamy bechamel. Recreate this legendary Greek dish at your home with this traditional moussaka recipe...
Eggplant Wrap Meatballs - How to make Islim Kebab (Turkish Toothpick Kebab)
500 g ground beef
2- 3 medium size eggplants
1 small onion (pulp only)
½ cup breadcrumbs
1 tbsp chopped parsley
2 cloves of garlic
1 tsp chili flakes
1 tsp black...
So, I tried my hand at making some Baba ghanoush today. It was a lot better than the store bought variety I thought. Fresh is much tastier.
2 large aubergines
1 large garlic clove
1 medium onion
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon tahini
Fresh parsley and mint to taste
Smoked paprika if...
Serves 2, Preparation 10 mins, Cooking 45 to 50 mins
200g fresh mozzarella, cut into thin slices
A handful of cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced
Basil Pesto, to taste
Grated Parmigiano cheese, a handful
EVOO – Extra Virgin Olive Oil, a drizzle
Salt and Pepper, a pinch
Broad beans (fava beans) have an earthy and slightly bitter taste which pairs well with sweet pistachio nuts. For this recipe you really need to skin the pistachio nuts and broad beans. This is a tedious process, but well worth it to reveal the vibrant green of both ingredients. This recipe...
Turkish Kilis Tava - Oven Baked Kebab
500 g lamb (preferably loin or flank, medium fat content)
4 green chilies (2 for garnish)
2 red chilies or sweet paprika pepper
1 head of fresh garlic
Parsley (1/2 cup, chopped)
2 tsp salt
Eggplant rolls with pistachios
Serves 4-5 | Preparation & cooking time 1,5 hours
These eggplant rolls are inspired by Georgian eggplant rolls; Nigvziani badrijani, which are filled with a paste made of walnuts, garlic, herbs (like cilantro and fenugreek), vinegar and water and garnished with...
Serves: 6 (fills a Ø24 cm cake mould)| Preparation time: 20 mins | Cooking time: 1 h
Aubergines: 1 kg
70% Dark chocolate: 200 g
Brown sugar: 100 g
Almond flakes or walnuts: 180 g
Candied or fresh orange: 80 g
Milk: 100 ml
Cocoa powder, unsweetened: a teaspoon
Cinnamon powder: to taste
Aubergine Parmigiana, Parmigiana di Melanzane or Parmigiana in Italian, is a classic of the Italian cuisine. It is a dish that belongs specifically to the culinary tradition of 3 Italian regions: Campania, Calabria and Sicily.
Here we make Neapolitan-style Parmigiana, which differs from the...
I chose to serve this with farro - you could certainly use quinoa, rice, or whatever other grain or pseudo-grain fits your fancy. Just start with half a cup of whatever it is, and follow the instructions on the package for making it appropriately. Pasta would also work (although your timing...
I owe a debt to the beautiful recipe that SatNavSaysStraightOn posted for Baba Ganoush over 2 years ago. I've made variations of that recipe several times, but I never felt a need to post it because SatNavSaysStraightOn already did it so well.
I didn't break any new ground here, but I did make...