Category Archives: Middle Eastern

Wild Rice and Roast Chicken SUPER Salad!

Here’s a brand new yummy and healthy recipe that’s been a weekly staple at my house since the beginning of the new year. It’s inspired by a couple recipes in my new Ottolenghi cookbook; I’m also trying to replace white … Continue reading

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It’s time to discover Jerusalem Artichokes

  They’re really not like artichokes at all…They’re more like potatoes, really delicious potatoes with a rich and intriguing flavor. It’s an earthy root vegetable and according to wikipedia it’s a part of the sunflower! Who knew? Here’s a recipe … Continue reading

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In Case You’re Craving Shishtaouk…

The UK definitely beats Canada when it comes to Indian food. “Grabbing a curry” is the most natural and normal thing you can do here and it’s really quite difficult to find yourself at a bad Indian restaurant….they’re all good–or amazing. … Continue reading

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Fresh and Fruity! Roasted Chickpeas and Wild Rice

Here’s a beautiful and colorful Autumn recipe, taken from Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem cookbook with a few changes here and there. It can be the perfect side dish to chicken or fish (we had ours with Salmon) but it also stands up … Continue reading

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Cypriot Style Chicken with Grilled Peppers

This is a delicious dinner that’s simple to prepare and easy clean up after! It’s a really healthy and filling meal that combines Greek flavoring with the almighty grill! I made this with my beloved griddle pan, but you can … Continue reading

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Green Lentil, Red Pepper and Halloumi Salad

Here’s a  tasty and filling salad inspired by the vegetarian dish offered at a pub I was at a couple weeks ago; a place I wasn’t really expecting to offer such an inspired and beautiful veggie option! I added a … Continue reading

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Couscous with Everything

I guarantee this is the greatest couscous I’ve ever had. It involves a lot of components but what an impressive dish to bring to a potluck or serve at a dinner party. The leftovers make for fantastic all day snacking. … Continue reading

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