Smoky Baba Ganoush

According to Wikipedia, Baba Ganoush is a Levantine dish. (According to me, it’s my mother’s dish 🙂 My mother and my grandmother both made it all through my childhood.) Some people make their baba G with tahini, and some make it with mayonnaise. It’s delicious with either one, but I prefer tahini.

I sometimes add other veggies such as leek, scallion or red pepper, which I burn together with the eggplants.

  • You can burn the eggplants directly on a gas or electric range – it won’t ruin the burner.
  • When you buy eggplants, make sure that their skin is glossy and that they feel light in your hand.
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Fish Patties In Tomato & Peanut Butter Sauce

I normally don’t post recipes of meat or fish but a lot of people asked for this recipe. The recipe seems long and complicated but the opposite, it’s easy and quick.

The combination of tomatoes, spicy and peanut butter is addictive.

You can shallow fry the patties and serve them with tahini and a small green salad on the side.

Enjoy xxs

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Simmered Okra, Sugar Peas & zucchini In Curry

When I run out of ideas, I start chopping veggies and let them speak for themselves. They tell me what to do with them. Most of the time, it’s simple – yet very satisfying – dishes like this one. You can have it with rice, or another grain, or as is. Pickled limes are optional, but highly recommended. They add an addictive, tangy flavor. You can buy them in a jar from Indian grocery stores, or at Jons or Whole Foods. (In Israel I used to buy them on Levinsky). Some brands have preservatives, so make sure to check the label.

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Indian-ish Yellow beans

We live on side dishes. Instead of making a main dish with one or two sides on the side I like to make two or three vegetables dishes with a condiment on the side. The meal is lighter but filling, and fulfilling. You can serve it with smashed yams or potatoes, roasted vegetables with toasted almonds or plant-based shepherd’s pie. Scroll through the blog for more.  Continue Reading…