Middle Eastern Lentil Soup – Vegan and Gluten Free

  Hearty and delicious Middle Eastern Lentil soup is the perfect vegan and gluten free soup for the cold nights. Soup is considered a meal by itself in out house.  All we need is some bread on the side and

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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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Homemade Baklava Recipe

This Homemade Baklava recipe is the best one you will ever make. The flavors are spot on that will leave you craving for more. Baklava is a crispy, rich, sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with nuts

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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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