Recipes

Not sure what to cook for the guests coming over this weekend? Or looking to feed your stubborn children some vegetables with a clever cooking hack? Well, I have a recipe for everything. From lip-smacking breakfast, dips, mains to desserts, if you love to cook, this is just where you should be.

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Deserts

Healthy recipes

Soups

Vegetarian

White Bean Cake Recipe

White Bean Cake Recipe

I made this white bean cake inspired by the black bean brownies I made last winter. All they have in common, really, is the beans. This is a new preparation I developed and liked. It’s filled with delicious,

Creamy Mustard Salmon Recipe

Creamy Mustard Salmon

Mustard’s spicy, pungent and acidic taste complements salmon really well. Cream it up with some half and half or cream. Zest it up with fresh or dried herbs–dill or oregano work really well. Bake or

Stewed Cherries with Almond Granita

Stewed Cherries with Almond Granita

Cherry season is almost over so this is a must-make-now (or-regret-for-the-rest-of-the-year) recipe. Sure, you can enjoy almond granita anytime but it just goes so well with cherries that it would almost be a crime not

massapan

Massapan: MarzipanTarts

When ousted from Andalusia, the Moors and Jews of Spain brought with them their love for marzipan to Morocco. As a result, many Moroccan pastries are made with ground almonds. Massapan, from the Spanish word

Moroccan Couscous with Vegetables

Moroccan Couscous with Vegetables

Couscous salads are rather relatively novel. Couscous in Morocco is not traditionally made as a salad but as a meal, complete with vegetables and meat. Every Friday Moroccan households prepare a couscous, typically with chicken or beef

Dry Rub Lamb Chops with Mint Yogurt Sauce

Dry Rub Lamb Chops with Mint Yogurt Sauce

This week was long but short, eventful but inadequate as are all holiday weeks. I spent long afternoons lying in the sun like a lizard—I hope my skin doesn’t look like that of a lizard

Chicken Sausages in Triple Red Pepper Sauce

Chicken Sausages in Triple Red Pepper Sauce

I’ve mentioned before how fond I am of mixed marriages and cultural blends—so fond I actually entered into one myself. After nearly two months of wedded life, I’m happy to report that my opinion hasn’t

Spelt Flour Cranberry Cake

Spelt Flour Cranberry Cake

I wasn’t sure whether to call this Spelt Flour Cranberry Cake a cake or a bread. Americans tend to call cakes baked in a loaf pan breads. Where I come from pumpkin bread, gingerbread and the such would be

simple lentil stew

Simple Lentil Stew

Last week brought the first real cold front we’ve had in Florida this year, and I loved it. I got to eat breakfast in my mom’s old wool robe, and whenever I crossed the doorstep

Mixed Berry and Hibiscus Aspic recipe

Mixed Berry and Hibiscus Aspic

What better way to showcase gorgeous spring berries than to frame them in clear aspic where their colors brightly shine through and their flavor is minimally fiddled with. The beauty of this dessert is in