Smoky Eggplant Dip (Mutabbal) and Pita Bread

It’s been a long time that I’ve wanted to share a special gift with you. Last year, I received a very kind and exciting message from the Chef and Author Joudie Kalla, telling me that she was writing a cookbook – Palestine on a Plate – and wanted to add my Kaak with Sesame recipe into her book. What a surprise, and of course … Continue reading

Turkish Pide

I’m a big fan of Turkish food, and thank’s to a Turkish lady’s account I follow on Instagram (for those of you who use Instagram, the account is @TurkishRecipes), I found this recipe! I saw a picture of the  Turkish Pide’s she posted, and knew I had to do it. They look like a long … Continue reading

Smoked Salmon and Spinach Tart

For those who don’t know me, I love Tarts. There is an infinity of combinations to stuff your tarts, and so many different kind of crust options. Puff pastry for sweet or salty tart,  pâte sablée for sweet tarts and pâte brisée also for sweet and salty tarts. Classic or rustic, served hot or cold. They are perfect … Continue reading

Piadina Romagnola

First of all, I wish you all a Happy New Year, full of joy, happiness and many tasty food experiences! After all the sweet treats devoured during the last month, I’m back to my bread baking. You all know that I love any kind of bread, mainly because it’s a part of my culture (and because it’s sooo … Continue reading

Fennel Tart

I don’t know if you are like me, but I love any and all kinds of vegetables! Their color, texture and shape, and fragrance; some only aromatic when cooked, are beautiful! Fennel is so perfumed, and particularly strong with an Anise flavor that I love. Excellent just with a vinaigrette or braised. But, I opted … Continue reading

Tomato Tarte Tatin

Summer is still hot and the weekend is finally here! My fridge is full of Cherry Tomatoes and I’m never short of goat cheese. Yesterday I prepared my puff pastry and early this morning I prepared this yummy Tomato Tarte Tatin, not only for my family but also for Fiesta Friday #84. Tarte Tatin are … Continue reading

Mchermla Batendjel

  The weekend is finally here, and so is the summer heat, which is why I prepared this simple, fresh dish with aubergines/eggplants! I love this dish, as it reminds me of my summer’s at my grandmother’s house. We used to prepare this dish in the garden, where we had a little shaded cooking corner. … Continue reading