This colorful, quick and tasty “all in one pan” dish, can be prepared in about half an hour. It is heartwarming and bursting with bold flavors – just perfect for a cold day. Continue reading
Lahmajoon, or “dough with meat”, is a well known Armenian dish, with many variations all around the Middle East and the Mediterranean. It is traditionally made with yeast dough, shaped into a circle, like cheese pizza.
Here, I’ve decided to use dough that is quicker to make, made with yogurt and olive oil, instead of the traditional yeast dough.
Stuffed vegetables are the tasty proof for the phrase “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts”. Both the stuffing and the vegetables impart their flavors on each other and the result is a wonderful new flavor.
However, carefully emptying the vegetables from their flesh, especially small ones, is time consuming and requires special tools. So no wonder some ancient cook came up with the idea to cut the vegetables in half and empty the halves in half the time… Continue reading
Many people find working with Filo dough to be complicated, but in fact, it is very easy once you get the grip of it.
The great thing about this thin, paper-like dough, is that it allows you to control the type and amount of fat you want to use, and it can be formed into many different shapes; from the traditional triangles, as shown here, to squares, layers, cups and more. The variety of fillings is also endless, from savory to sweet. Continue reading
Compound butter, a combination of butter and seasonings, is a great way to add flavor quickly to many dishes. Continue reading
All around the Mediterranean, you can find delicious dishes made with eggplants in numerous ways. The inspiration for this dish came from the delectable combination of deep fried eggplants and Labneh.* Continue reading