If you’ve never had tahini sauce, you are in for a treat! It’s a very popular condiment in the Middle East. It is usually served alongside falafel, but that’s not where the possibilities end!
Recently, while visiting my sister in Chicago, we discussed some of mom’s old recipes. I mentioned that I recalled mom making pickled eggplant when I was younger, but didn’t recall her making them in my adult years.
One of my favorite things about summer is growing my vegetable garden. This year I had an abundance of tomatoes. You might have seen the recipe I shared a few weeks ago for pickled green tomatoes, which by the way were delicious!
Like I mentioned in a previous post, I am currently following a low-carb diet. This Assyrian recipe is one of my favorite low-carb breakfast dishes. It’s very simple to prepare, and amazingly good!
A couple of times a year, Scott likes to surprise Nena by bringing home octopus to be smoked in our smoker. It was during a family vacation to Hawaii that she fell in love with “Smoked Tako”, which is what they call smoked octopus in Hawaii.
Although everyone is familiar with hummus these days, I remember not too long ago when I would take hummus to a potluck and friends had no clue what it was. Hummus has been a staple in the Middle East for hundreds of years!