Farro Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette

Choosing to make Farro Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette for the alphabet F,  was the easiest for me yet in this series. I love the texture of the farro and have been waiting a long time to use it in a dish

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Chickpea Shawarma Wrap | Vegetarian Shawarma Sandwich

Shawarma, one of the most popular Middle Eastern street food that is usually stuffed with grilled meat, a cooling sauce and some tomatoes and onions. So for Day 3, for my alphabet C, I made the vegetarian version of this

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U for Umm Ali | Egyptian Dessert

  Umm Ali, the name of the dish was very different and that made me venture deeper into it. When I saw that it was an Egyptian dessert, I immediately decided that we would like it. My family has an

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Baklava

Baklava is a crispy, rich, sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with nuts and drenched with honey syrup. This ethnic Middle Eastern confection has been in my mind for several months, and this weekend made its grand

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Mediterranean Style Hummus Wrap

  I really enjoyed this theme of rolls and wrap this week. This is my last wrap/roll for the week and it involves my favorite hummus. When eating out at a Mediterranean restaurant, the most loved thing I eat is

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Carrot and Walnut Slices – Cezeriye (A Popular Turkish Dessert)

24th Nov, 2013 Recently I have been bringing home a lot of cook books from our local library. This recipe is from one such book that I brought home this week. The book is called the Turkish Cookbook – Regional

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ChickPeas (Garbanzo Beans) Cucumber Salad (Mediterranean Style)

 7th Dec, 2012 This picture was taken by my 2 yr old 🙂 When I was shopping at my local farm market, I came across these beautiful baby Cucumbers. They were so attractive that I immediately bought a few home

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