A taste of the world

Delicious Foods without Borders!

  • Banana Pancakes

    This recipe has been sent to me by my daughter-in-law, Fatima, who loves pastry making and baking. I tried it. It is very good, great for breakfast but also with afternoon tea. Serve them with a fruit compote, a drizzle of maple syrup, honey or with sliced bananas and a dusting of caster sugar.

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  • Mutabbal – Grilled Eggplant with Tahini (Sesame paste)

    I have published earlier, on this website, a recipe named Baba Ghanouj, which is the correct Lebanese name of the grilled eggplant (aubergine) salad. This recipe is similar but is prepared with tahini and it is called Mutabbal, wrongly known as Baba Ghanouj! Tahini is a paste of white sesame seeds, and a staple of […]

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  • My Kitchen and Cooking tips – Part 2

    You can keep tomatoes in the fridge contrary to the advice which stipulates to keep them out. However, for good flavour, remove them from the fridge at least half an hour before using. Did you know that Frozen vegetables are more nutritious than the fresh ones as they have been frozen immediately after picking. Also […]

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  • Quinoa with Leeks, Broad Beans and Spinach

    This is my 2nd inspired “Quisotto” recipe. We all know by now that quinoa is a superfood, low in carbs and high in protein. You can eat this Quisotto on it’s own ( a vegan & vegetarian dish par excellence) or use it as a replacement to rice, to accompany a stew. I like to cook […]

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  • Ramen Soup with Udon Noodles

    Ramen is a Japanese noodle soup. It was invented by Momofuku Ando who was looking for cheap but decent food for the working class. The instant packaged ramen noodles that are often a staple food for students are not really healthy as they lack fibre, protein, some vitamins and minerals and last but not least, […]

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