January 20, 2014

A plate of hummus in under 3 minutes? Surely not? 

Watch and laugh at my first ever video blog to see how the cheaters make hummus when they forget to soak the chick peas. 

 

Apologies in advance for the cropping of my head from the video; I am not sure what happened...

January 19, 2014

Ingredients:

·         1 head of garlic

·         Approx 1 cup of a light vegetable oil (I use non-GMO canola oil)

·         ½ juiced lemon (this is not required ingredient; it simply adds some extra ta...

January 19, 2014

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of dry chick peas (1kg)

  • 2 cups of dry fava beans ( choose the ones that are peeled) Soak overnight (500g)

  • 1 onion

  • ½ head of garlic (about 8 cloves peeled)

The Herbs:

  • 1 bunch coriander

  • ½ bunch flat leaf parsley

  • ¼ bunc...

January 5, 2014

Harissa is a really versatile Northern African chili sauce that packs a delicious punch to many kinds of food. It's my favorite way to eat chilies! Each time I make it, it turns our a little different depending on what kind of chilies, spices and herbs I have on hand,...

January 3, 2014

I have received a request about how to prepare Lebanese style Green Beans. This is called Loubyeh in Arabic. At my parents home, we never ate green beans any other way. Served warm or cold (my favorite) they are a simple, delicious side dish.

This is how my father tau...

January 3, 2014

This week I have been making Makbous which is pickled eggplant with garlic, chilies and walnuts. It takes two days to prepare and your fingers will smell like garlic for a week. Makdous are not for picky eaters! The flavour is intense and sharp. I have never tasted any...

January 3, 2014

Kebbeh! Over the weekend I made one of my favorite Lebanese meat dishes called Kebbeh (pronounced Kybbee). We are so lucky to live in a place where we can source our meat from farms where we know the animals have lived healthy, happy lives and are treated with kindness...

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