Thursday, November 28, 2013

515. Indian Keema

This is an Indian-inspired dish named keema, which is basically minced meat.

Monday, November 25, 2013

512. Pan Release Paste

Butter and flour the cake tin.
How many baking recipes call for this step? Such a minor detail, but so important... and potentially messy!

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

508. Egg Mango Pickle Sandwich

This is a classic Iraqi sandwich, consisting simply of boiled egg and mango pickle (عمبة منغا). Mango pickle  is Indian, and is savory, unlike mango chutney.

Monday, November 18, 2013

507. Turkey Cheese Sandwich

This sandwich is a French classic, and you can pretty much substitute the type of meat and cheese for anything you like in it.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

506. Freekeh Dill Pepita Salad

I invented this salad because I felt like I needed a loaded, health-boosting, feel-good salad.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

504. Granola Cookies

Outrageous seems to be the norm these days. Some ideas are totally unthinkable, while others are intriguing.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

503. Iraqi Date-Walnut Loaf Cake

I love a good family recipe. In my opinion, these are the tried and true recipes that have stuck for generations.

Monday, November 11, 2013

502. Iraqi Green Bean Stew

Given the variety of marag stews we have made on this blog so far, it comes as no surprise that green bean stews (مرق فاصوية خضرة) are very welcome when in season (or even out of season, but using frozen).

Sunday, November 10, 2013

501. Black Eyed Peas Salad

Parsley, spring onion, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt can make the foundation of many fantastic salads.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

500. Date Molasses

Instead of making a fancy cake for my 500th post, I decided I'm going to publish a recipe for an Iraqi pantry staple: date molasses, aka dibis tamur (دبس تمر عراقي).

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

499. One Pot Pasta

I have seen the growing popularity of this one-pot self-saucing pasta dish floating around on the internet, so I decided to give it a go.

Monday, November 4, 2013

498. Pink Popcorn

Pink popcorn is a frivolous and fun treat, that is almost as fun for the grown-ups as it is for the children.