Pomegranate Molasses – How to make Pomegranate Syrup

pomegranate molasses

  Pomegranate Molasses Pomegranate Molasses or Pomegranate Syrup ( دبس رمان – Dibs Rumman, in Arabic) is  a very common ingredient in many Middle Eastern Recipes. If you don’t have some on hand, you might like this recipe. It is made with Continue reading

Garden Salad – Olives in the Garden

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Garden Salad – Olives in the Garden Fresh and flavorful Garden Salad. An anytime salad. Great on its own or as a side dish. Crisp home made croutons and a lovely home made dressing. Toss it together in no time. Continue reading

Watercress and Avocado Dip – Quick and Easy

watercress and avocado

Watercress and Avacado Dip A Watercress and Avacado Dip that’s very quick and easy dip to serve with Pita Bread, Vegetable or Bread Sticks. Comes in handy when you want something fresh  and simple. Watercress helps to increase the level Continue reading

Awesome Tricolor Pasta and Chicken Salad – Yummylicious!

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Tricolor Pasta and Chicken Salad   This is a cherished Pasta Salad Recipe! Simple ingredients. Simple process. But in the end you’ve got a bowl of pasta that always gets rave reviews. It’s so delicious. I dare you to not Continue reading

Tabbouleh – Lebanese salad with Bulghur Wheat.

tabboulehTabbouleh – Lebanese salad with Bulghur Wheat.

Tabbouleh / Tabouli is a Meditteranean salad, consisting of Cracked Wheat (Bulghur Wheat). The word Tabboulleh is derived from the arabic word ‘Tabil’  meaning ‘Seasoning’. Usually the bulghur wheat is tossed with finely chopped parsley, tomatoes, onions,  mint but cucumber and/or lettuce is often added to make a more attractive and crunchy salad. Often served as an important part of a ‘Mezze’, this dish is popular worldwide.

Bulghur is a whole wheat grain that has been cracked and partially cooked. Although most popular in Tabbouleh, it can also be cooked similar to  rice or couscous in other preparations.

According to Arab Folklore, the ratio of the Parsley to Bhurgul indicates the social standing of the family. The more parsley tot Burghul, the higher the economic status.

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Chili Ginger Pineapple Salad with Cucumber and Peanuts

chili ginger pineapple salad

Chili Ginger Pineapple Salad  This is a nice spicy Pineapple salad with some crunch! Great with kebabs or in Tropical style wraps. Seems like these salads are always the last thing I make and they have to be rushed to Continue reading

Simple Asian Cucumber and Carrot Salad

carrot and cucumber salad

  Simple Asian Cucumber and Carrot Salad   One thing I almost always have in my fridge is Cucumbers and Carrots. My Husband always likes a Salad with his meal so  coming up with new ones is always a challenge. Continue reading

Broccoli Christmas Platter

broccoli christmas plate

Broccoli Christmas Platter Cut the broccoli into small florets. Cut enough off the stem to be able to lay flat on plate. Cut the base stem to make the base of the tree and slice so that one side is Continue reading

Winged Bean Salad with Mandarin Orange Prawns

winged bean salad with prawn

  Winged Bean Salad with Prawns Fresh from my friend Mini’s garden. This Funny looking bean goes by many names : Winged Bean, Asparagus Pea, Goa bean, Kacang Botol, Four sided bean, Square Bean, Chathura Payar, Irachi Payar etc… Have Continue reading