Muhammara is a red pepper and walnut spread from the Middle East. (Not to be confused with muhammar, which is a rice dish from Bahrein!) It’s a dip that’s very easy and quick to make. It tastes especially great with some fresh pita bread.[Read more…]
Ever since avocados became a healthy thing to eat, guacamole has been more popular then ever. This recipe makes a tasty dipping sauce that’s actually good for your health. Best of all, it’s super easy and quick to make.
This pesto is made with pumpkin seeds instead of pine nuts. It has just as much flavor as traditional pesto and is especially tasty when tossed through some hot pasta.
The new year is here and with that the holiday season has come to an end. Lists with 20 ways of detoxing are popping up everywhere, accompanied with pictures of sickly green smoothies. Luckily we don’t make detox smoothies in our tiny Dutch kitchen. We simply continue making tasty food.
However, after all those days of forced togetherness with family, friends and the in-laws, you might be craving some me-time. Just a bit of privacy. Don’t worry, because we have the perfect recipe for you: garlic sauce. More precisely, a Lebanese garlic sauce called toum.
I’m not very fond of the store-bought version of sweet chilli sauces. Sauces like that tend to be full of preservatives and thickening agents. Worst of all though, they don’t even taste that nice: sweet to the point of being cloying and not at all spicy. Surely, any home-made version couldn’t be worse?
When it comes to cooking, hummus is one of the simplest things to make. It doesn’t even require cooking. All you need are ingredients and a food processor. Hummus is also pretty healthy. With chickpeas being the main ingredient, it contains loads of minerals, vitamins, fibres and protein.
It’s even rumoured to be an aphrodisiac…