32 posts tagged salt

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

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

    Delicious and healthy roasted cauliflower salad with shaved fennel and pomegranate seeds is an incredible addition to any menu. I am a huge fan of cauliflower and can eat it grilled, roasted or raw, but sometimes I want to add a bit more of a kick to it. Fortunately, I have tons of cookbooks that could give me new ideas. Inspiration for this recipe was Jerusalem a cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi (author of Plenty) and Sami Tamimi. I sincerely love this book and would ... 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

Chocolate Covered Coconut Macaroons

This week I have learned that if you still do not have a holiday mood you just need to start baking. Find a few cookie recipes, turn on your favorite Christmas movie (mine is Love Actually) and start creating your good mood with your own hands! And that is exactly what I did. Works 100%, proved and tested by me. Please share with me you favorite holiday movies, I would love to add them to my watchlist! In my opinion, homemade coconut macaroons should be sweet, moist, and chewy on the ... 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

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