Color, texture, flavor- this Turkish salad has it all. Sumac adds an intriguing fruity sour note; the cumin and thyme add earthiness and the mint adds freshness to this light and unusual salad. It’s great for a crowd because the hearty ingredients lend themselves to pre-plating. Prep time: 20 minutes […]
Halibut is a mild, firm fleshed white fish that is a perfect foil for lots of added flavors. My picture shows halibut fillets smothered with tomatoes, onions and olives amongst other ingredients. The result is a fresh, healthy and delicious fish dinner that takes no time to make. Enjoy! Prep […]
These eggplant sandwiches have it all. They are vegetarian and could be carb free if you use gf bread crumbs. They are ooey-gooey and delicious. Have some home made tomato sauce ready to dip them in. Serve these sandwiches with a salad for a light lunch or as a first […]
This Farfalle with Roasted Cauliflower in Lemon Garlic Sauce recipe will wow your dinner guests with its light, exotic taste. The lemon garlic sauce adds a nice zing to the pasta and vegetables. I love Mediterranean cuisine, and this is one of my favorite recipes!
The aroma of herbs, garlic and wine will permeate the house. Prep time: 20 minutes
The trick to this recipe is to add the diced carrots and zucchini and sliced asparagus to the couscous while it is still piping hot. That way, the heat from the couscous cooks the vegetables so that they retain their color and bite. I’ve purposely left this recipe very simply […]
The blend of mint, dill and parsley- the Turkish spice trilogy-gives the ground lamb and rice wonderful flavor. Finger food, knife and fork, anyway you eat these, you will be happy.
The flavor from the combination of ingredients in this salad is nothing short of spectacular! The Candied Pecans add a sweet crunch to all the other components. You can arrange the various elements on a platter for a buffet or make individual servings for an appetizer. I enjoy playing with […]
The leeks and mushrooms can be prepped the day before assembly and kept well wrapped in the refrigerator overnight.
The word tagine refers to a North African casserole dish recognized by its shallow circular base and conical top. It can be the color of brown earthenware or can be decorated with beautiful designs and colors. Typically, the stews cooked within are made with very little liquid. The ingredients, usually […]