Middle-eastern-inspired

Quick Hot Sauce

If you’re not sure what to do with 1 or more jalapeños you can always make this. The good thing is that it doesn’t require a food processor or blender. Then use it  in rice bowls, sandwiches, avocado toasts, braised dishes, soups, etc.

Smoky Bell Peppers

The aroma of burnt peppers always reminds me of home, my mother’s house in the Negev, the desert of Israel. Every Friday noon my mother burns, directly on the flames, green hot peppers for Matbucha, spicy cooked tomato salad and yellow or red bell peppers for eggplant and pepper salad and this simple yet tasteful …

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Leftover Rice With Caramelized Onions, Toasted Almonds & Herbs

I usually make this when I have leftovers of basmati rice. If you don’t have rice leftovers, it takes 12 minutes to cook basmati (but make sure you wash it thoroughly). You can make it with one type or bunch of types of herbs. If you don’t have baharat, put ¼ teaspoon cinnamon and grate …

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