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Spicy Lamb Sausage with Grilled Onion and Zucchini


2-3 lb of ground lamb
2 tsp toasted cumin seeds
2 tsp toasted coriander seeds
1 tsp black peppercorns
6 allspice berries
2 tsp salt, as needed… 250 kata lagi


On Israel (FINALLY!)

AH! Okay, I think I have caught my breath enough now to finally sit back down and get a post out (thank you for being patient!). 1.592 kata lagi


Soft Pita Wraps

Oh my gosh, soft pita wraps! I live for this bread. I once thought these soft, chewy wraps were the sole custody of Mediterranean restaurants and bakeries. 661 kata lagi

Vegan Diet

Avocado lentil burgers

Orange lentils don’t need pre-soaking time and are quickly cooked. Boil 200 grams of orange lentils until they are al dente, max 10-15 mins. Drain. Add 1 big avocado (ready to eat), 3 chopped garlic cloves, 1 spicy little epper, 1 slice of old bread, 2 chopped shallots, 1 table spoon of fresh mint, 1 table spoon of cumin, pepper and salt. 179 kata lagi


Homemade Pitas & Hummus

https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1016071-homemade-pita-bread?login=email (* See footnote.)

The first time I watched someone make pita bread from scratch, I was totally enthralled. My roommate in my early 20’s, a cafe manager and avid baker, would make huge batches of pitas like it was no big deal. 799 kata lagi


Pork souvlaki (Σουβλάκι χοιρινό)

Students of Greek literary classics and philosophy may remember that Homer, Aristotle and Aristophanes all refer to feasts of skewered meat in various texts and documents. 873 kata lagi

Greek Food

Spinach Pie - Spanakopita

As soon as I leave the plane arriving in Greece the first thing I want is a Spanakopita.

Usually the spinach pie is eaten as breakfast or as a snack, but also as a side dish to famiy dinners. 233 kata lagi