When my son was small (3-5 years old), he was a super picky eater. Vegetables and soups were […]
Category Archive: Appetizer
Nothing screams spring as carts full of green almonds in farmer’s markets or on street corners. If you grew up in Amman, you probably have fond memories of buying a small paper-brown bag of green almonds with a little pouch of salt to dip your green almonds in on your way home from school.
This lentil soup is easy to make, and requires minimal ingredients yet it is hearty and filling. It makes a delicious first course for iftar or dinner, or you can enjoy it with a salad on the side for a healthy and hearty meal.
One of my favorite things about winter here is all the wonderful herbs and vegetables that pop up […]
Avocado-licious Quinoa Salad with Beets and Oranges with a tangy lemon mustard dressing
These are my ”go to” way to use up sourdough discard! They are crisp and slightly tangy, perfect with some feta cheese, with soup or simply as a little pick me up snack when you are in the mood for something savoury and crunchy.
One of the most popular posts on my blog remains this one about Middle Eastern breakfast ideas. And […]
You can enjoy this salad with some warm bread or crackers for a quick lunch on a busy day. It is a great addition to sandwiches or snack boards and it is one of my secret weapons for levelling up pasta , tuna salads or mixed greens. The best part is that you can prepare a big batch and store it in the fridge and it will last for weeks thanks to the olive oil.
Fattet hummus or hummus fatteh is a creamy, nutty , savoury chickpea bread pudding. In the Levant (Palestine, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon) it is a popular weekend breakfast/brunch item.
You can enjoy this warm on a cold morning or cold out of the fridge on a hot summer day.
Cucumber and soup are two words that many don’t think of in the same sentence but I am here to tell you that if you have not tried a warm cucumber and herb soup then you are seriously messing out!
October through December is the olive picking/olive oil pressing season in Palestine and throughout the Levant .Olive oil […]
shatta is a chili paste that is quite popular in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, and in Egypt. It is hot and I mean coughing out fire and fumes hot! with a mild salty lemony accent.