Shakshuka

Shakshuka is an Israeli / Middle Eastern tomato based dish. Ingredients for 2: 750 gr of ripe tomatoes 2/3 spoon olive oil 3 garlic cloves finely chopped or pressed 1 medium sized onion finely chopped 4-5 medium sized green peperoncini cut in rings 2 tbsp tomato paste 1 tsp piri piri chili flakes (optional) 1…

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Oriental meatballs with Eggplants and tomatoes

This are 2 dishes I wanted to try since a long time, but I got a hard time finding Sumac. Sumac is a turkish spice which has a tangy lemony taste. Oriental Meatballs Ingredients: 400 gr of ground lamb and beef (in my case I used 300 of Lamb and 100 of beef). salt 2…

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Mezzeh evening – Qusa b’seits

This one I never tasted in a restaurant, but the ingredients where appealing to me. Ingredients: 1/2 onion 2 small zucchini juice of 1 lime 2 spoons olive oil 1 hand of mint leaves Salt   In a pan heat the olive oil and fry the onions till golden. Add the zucchini and cook till…

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Mezzeh Evening – Hummus

Ingredients: 1 tin Chickpeas (keep 2 spoons of the liquid aside) 2 garlic cloves 1 1/2 Teaspoons salt 1/3 cup of Tahini (sesame paste) juice of 1 lime Harissa at your taste Chili flakes at your taste 2 spoons olive oil   Just put all ingredients in a blender until you get a creamy mix….

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Mezzeh evening – Baba Ganoush

Got a craving yesterday… mezzeh. So I bought the ingredients today. I must admit I did not do the bread myself in order to have dinner at a decent time. But we could buy some nice pitta bread. So here you are with recipe number 1, Baba Ganoush or Eggplants Caviar. Ingredients: 1 big eggplant…

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