Falafel and jalapeno hummus

In the Middle East we love falafel and hummus! I mean- what is not to love?! There are so many recipe out there, that one can get easily confused what exactly is an authentic falafel. But instead of arguing what is authentic and what isn`t you can just enjoy this recipe! To me this is…

Roasted red pepper hummus

In the light of my Ramadan recipes I can`t skip the all time favorite hummus. This time with a healthy twist. Adding roasted pepper gives the hummus smokey flavor and makes it a  great starter. The key for good hummus is to have fresh ingredients. Hummus must have smooth texture and zesty notes. I made mine…

Easy cauliflower mash

In addition to my previous post here it is the recipe for this super easy cauliflower mash. Instead of the standard recipe with cheese, I used this lighter and more healthy version (totally made on spot in my kitchen). You can even go vegan if you substitute some of the ingredients. See how: Ingredients: –…

Eggplant dip with yogurt and parsley

This recipe is inspired by the traditional Lebanese dip- baba ganoush. However I made my own version of it by replacing the tahina with full cream yogurt. I wanted to have a simple and light dip, but also to taste the smoky flavor of the baked eggplants. Since I live in an apartment I was…

Chutney

In order to make this dish, I would say that I have read hundreds of recipes. I wanted to get the idea of how chutney really taste. When I first tried chutney in one Indian restaurant I have to admit that I was not impressed. It was too bitter and sour for me. The next…

Hummus

My next recipe was one of my favorite mom recipes.  Back in Bulgaria you can find hummus only at the big supermarkets, so I was more than curious to learn how to make it myself. Try it on a toasted bread and fresh squeezed lemon. Ingredients: – 1 can chickpea – 2-3 tablespoons of the liquid…

Light green salad

If you are fan of the fresh and green iceberg salad you would love the below recipe. It is simple and perfect for a light dinner or as a side dish with BBQ. The salad dressing is one of my favorite as it is a mix of sweet and sour taste. I hope you will…

Home made dried tomatoes

In this recipe I won`t lie it is very simple yet time consuming. We all love dried tomatoes, because of their concentrated  and sour taste. The below instructions will show you how to make them at home. Ingredients : –  500 tomatoes – 10 gloves of garlic – olive oil – dried oregano – salt…