Tahini Toast with Pickled Fennel

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!

Black eyed-Pea Stew with Herb Pesto

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 [...]