I love the way the soft floral flavor of the orange blossom water highlights the sweet of the potatoes and grounding texture of the chickpeas to balance the dish.
Flat Bread with Lamb - savoury homemade A crispy flatbreads filled with ground lamb, savory warming spices, and aromatic herbs. Crazy good!
This recipe sounds simple and something you might think of overlooking; however, when you combine really good crispy cracker, topped with savory sweet fennel pickles and generously spread of an earthy tahini infused with lemon,olive oil, and honey, top it off with a creamy avocado & pepper, the dish is a revelation. Like crostini, this cracker holds up well, which got me thinking it would make a great breakfast or anytime snack!
These heavenly tarts pack a super flavour punch. A dreamy tart base made with sesame seeds, za'atar, and toasted savoury nuts that are covered in a light and creamy hummus, all topped off with a beautiful mix of sweet and earthy carrots and beetroot. These tarts are grain-free, vegan and perfect for a comforting but light supper or … Continue reading Roasted Root & Hummus Tarts
Who wants a dull and samey lunch? Well, I sure don't. Use this guide to create your own amazing salads-to-go!
This beautiful fruit bake is great for breakfast and dessert. I’ve made it a few times now and I'm absolutely in love with it. The crunchy topping tastes amazing with the sweet, baked apples and bananas. The whole thing just really melts in your mouth. It’s really a perfect fall treat, especially with a dollop … Continue reading Apple and Banana Bake with Nutty Granola
1. I finally arrived by from a long vacation.....2 months and 1kg later 2. Pizza and the Sea is the name of the game for me this summer. 3. Um, hi there. I need to be in this POOL OF SPRINKLES like right now! 4. The secrets of people who stick to habit changes 5. … Continue reading Thursday Things
This is a super-yummy stew which I adapted from the middle eastern version of fasoulia (bean stew). Stews are a very common theme when exploring Middle Eastern and North African foods. It actually took me years to get the spices and sauce just right.But don't worry, I promise you won't have to spend years mastering … Continue reading Black eyed-Pea Stew with Herb Pesto
This is one of those dishes you always wish there was more of once you finished it. You know, when you're so enjoying something, you're savoring every bite, and in a foodies state of bliss, but your not paying attention to the amount of that delightful treat you have left.......then it happens. You finished the last bite! and you didn't have a chance to prepare yourself mentally.......that would be your last bite. 😦
Or shall I say – what’s THIS name? ‘Love & Za'atar’ sums pretty much everything I could ever think to write about at this point…including my comfort-obsession with Arab food. Za'atar is Arab word for Thyme, Summer Savory, Oregano, & Marjoram. Pretty much it means everything savory! or it's referring to the Za'atar spice blend we … Continue reading Love & Za’atar- what is a name