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Homemade Za’atar Spice Blend

Homemade Za’atar Spice Blend

Za’atar is a Middle Eastern spice blend consisting of aromatic and sour sumac, fragrant thyme, sesame seeds, salt and a few other spices. It’s easy, it’s delicious. I’ll try to keep it short today. I just wanted to share with you a super easy […]

Everything Spice and Parmesan Crusted Grilled Cheese

Everything Spice and Parmesan Crusted Grilled Cheese

Everything Spice and Parmesan Crusted Grilled Cheese – it’s crunchy and salty on the outside and ooey gooey on the inside. The everything spice is filled with pungent flavors of maldon […]

Chinese Sesame Fried Rice (Vegetarian)

Chinese Sesame Fried Rice (Vegetarian)

Chinese Sesame Fried Rice – the best excuse ever to make too much rice the day ahead. I sometimes deliberately make too much rice, just in order to eat this! The nutty sesame oil, salty soy sauce and crunchy spring onion, I mean […]

Middle Eastern Spice Blend Baharat

Middle Eastern Spice Blend Baharat

Lately I’ve had such a kick on Middle Eastern cuisine, and this weekend I made a bunch. Happy times. I wanted to first share with you the spice blends, so that you’ve got everything in place to begin cooking. It’s also so satisfying to make […]

Indian Jeera Rice

Indian Jeera Rice

Everyone can’t know what all those strange things in Indian is, and if you did like me, wonder what jeera was, I can tell you that it’s just cumin. So jeera rice is basically a cumin rice, but it has a lot of other rich Indian flavors such as […]

Whole Wheat Bread Rolls

Whole Wheat Bread Rolls

Healthier, but also taste so much better! Whole Wheat Bread Rolls perfect for cozy mornings, next to soups and salads and whatever you please. We always have homemade whole wheat bread. I cannot bear the thought of having […]

Mango Chipotle Quinoa Bowl with Optional Lime Chicken

Mango Chipotle Quinoa Bowl with Optional Lime Chicken

Quinoa bowls are perfect for those filling salads, for picnics and light lunches. And this sounds just about perfect for sluggish January days! My fix is this Mango Chipotle Quinoa Bowl. You can omit the lime chicken if you want to cut […]

Rosemary Fries with Garlic Cream Cheese Dip

Rosemary Fries with Garlic Cream Cheese Dip

French fries is the ultimate comfort food, and with rosemary it just feels a little bit more elevated and tastes amazing. I made rosemary salt to rub the fries in, and added chili flakes too to spice things up a bit. I have been really into making […]

Middle Eastern Tabbouleh with Quinoa

Middle Eastern Tabbouleh with Quinoa

Tabbouleh is a fresh Middle Eastern side dish, with flavors of mint, lemon and garlic; the quinoa fills you up and nurtures well and the cucumber and tomatoes elevates it to a fresh salad. I’ve had a kick on Middle Eastern food lately and […]

Garlic Cilantro Naan

Garlic Cilantro Naan

Garlic Cilantro Naan is my favorite kind of naan. Soft Indian flatbreads with flavor of garlic and cilantro, topped with melted butter. Ahh.. perfect Indian side! Eat it with all kinds of curries as a main dish, or dip raita or chutney in it for an […]