20 posts tagged garlic

Grilled Chicken Kabobs

This is my number one chicken kabob recipe, and today I want to share it with you. After a few experiments, I've found my favorite mix of spices to make this dish perfect. It has everything I love about kabobs: the right amount of spiciness, nice texture, and this wonderful grilled flavor that I absolutely love. Add some fresh Mediterranean salad and your favorite sauce (Harrisa for example), and you'll get a perfect weekday meal. Continue Reading

Kofta with Tahini Sauce

Do you know this feeling when you try some amazingly delicious dish and even before you've finished it you realize that you want to visit the country this dish is origin from? This is exactly how I feel about this Mediterranean Kofta. Every ingredient reminds me of beautiful and far Israeli. And it is not a coincidence. I always try to find some inspiration for my cooking, this time my amusement was fantastic and very talented cookbook called Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi. I am ... Continue Reading

Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Avocado Dip

Everybody knows that moving to a new place is always stressful. But for me it was not just a stressful event, it was almost a tragedy (fortunately only for the first two days). Our landlords, nice and sweet people, by the way, decided to sell the condo we were renting, and we had two months to find a new home for us. I freaked out and decided to find a new place before the Thanksgiving and all the holiday season madness. The thing is I loved my old apartment so much that I thought we would ... Continue Reading

Porcini Fettucine Alfredo (Light version)

Porcini Fettuccine Aflredo is officially my major comfort food this autumn and definitely on top of my autumn recipe list, specially considering the fact that I absolutely crazy about porcini mushrooms. Since I figured there are already lots of restaurant-style fettuccine alfredo recipes in the internet, this time I have decided to go a little healthier and present a “lighter” version of Fettuccine Alfredo, made with light whipped cream cheese. No worries it is still very creamy, ... Continue Reading

Pasta Bolognese

This very traditional Italian dish will become a wonderful, easy and fulfilling weeknight family dinner. Continue Reading

Sweet & Spicy Fried Eggplant with Lemon Basil

This fabulous Asian-style side dish is an intriguing combination of sweet, spicy and tangy. The secret is the eggplant soaks up the flavors of sauces, oil, and spices. I would suggest serving this eggplant along with steamed jasmine rice. Continue Reading

Roasted Lemon Chicken

Look at this perfectly roasted bird, isn't it look delicious? The recipe is straight and easy, but the result is fantastic. Juicy chicken with beautiful crispy skin and the smell is divine! Continue Reading