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Bulgur Capers and Sundried Tomatoes Salad

Bulgur Capers and Sundried Tomatoes Salad

Bulgur is a precooked dried grain product which is made from cracked wheat. It is a very famous ingredient in Middle Eastern cuisine and a base for many salads. My favourite is Bulgur Capers and Sundried Tomatoes Salad. Super easy and simple ...

Perfect Crostini Three Ways

Perfect Crostini Three Ways

So many times, when I was invited to an event or house party I noticed that food is very much... well… neglected. Mostly this is due to the food being ready-made, microwaved and/or lacking any imagination. Many people are terrified of ...

Smoky and Creamy Baba Ghanoush

Smoky and Creamy Baba Ghanoush

Smoky and Creamy Baba Ghanoush is probably my favourite aubergine dish. Straight away these flavours are taking me to the Middle East. Although, unfortunately I never been there - baba ghanoush is how I imagine it to taste! So let’s get ...

Middle Eastern Cucumber and Bulgur Salad

Middle Eastern Cucumber and Bulgur Salad

There is something magnificent in cucumber and mint combination. It is often used in Middle-Eastern cooking. It not only tastes good; it does work perfectly with other ingredients of the dish like bulgur. It brings that nice freshness and cooling sense. Try this ...

Brie Pear and Walnut Bites

Brie Pear and Walnut Bites

Brie, pear and walnut is a very classical combination. A drizzle of honey makes it even better! But when you put all that on a slice of freshly baked French baguette – it’s heavenly delicious! Pour yourself a glass of white and ...

Avocado Strawberry and Balsamic Vinegar Toast

Avocado Strawberry and Balsamic Vinegar Toast

What do you put on your toast? Cheese – everyone does it. Avocado – we’ve seen it all over the Instagram, Marmite – classy but still predictable. How about Avocado Strawberry and Balsamic Vinegar Toast? Sounds like an odd combination but it works so well ...

Asian Style Rainbow Chard Wraps

Asian Style Rainbow Chard Wraps

I will be totally honest with you right now, I never liked raw carrots or cabbage in my salads. To me these vegetables are too tough when uncooked. However, I changed my opinion recently when I tried these Asian Style Rainbow Chard ...

Artichoke and Spinach Crostini

Artichoke and Spinach Crostini

Artichokes are one of those scary “I-don’t-know-where-to-start” vegetables. I must confess, I never cooked an artichoke from scratch. Maybe one day when I will be brave enough with tones of free time, I will. But for now the tined artichokes will ...

Warm Grilled Halloumi Salad

Warm Grilled Halloumi Salad

Halloumi is one of my favourite cheeses. It is so versatile and you can make so many different things with it, like marinate it, deep-fry it or grill it. It is perfect for Vegetarian BBQ parties to accompany your vegetable ...

Aromatic Thai Sweet Potato Soup

Aromatic Thai Sweet Potato Soup

Often we are inspired by the food we eat during our travels and holidays. We bring back home interesting ingredients and trying to recreate something that reminds us of the busy food market or the lunch we had with friends ...

Aubergine Croquettes with Yogurt Sauce

Aubergine Croquettes with Yogurt Sauce

Crunchy on the outside and soft and smoky inside these Middle Eastern inspired Aubergine Croquettes with Mint & Date Yogurt Sauce are perfect for sharing or as finger party food. This recipe comes with sweet and fresh dipping sauce specially ...

Apple & Fennel Salad

Apple & Fennel Salad

Usually I do not use fennel in my cooking as it has quite a strong flavour. It’s one of those ‘’love it or hate it’’ kind of vegetables, however, it works just fine in this recipe together with sweet apple ...