Tag: Bijgerecht

Kyle’s apple salad

My husband and I are couchsurfers and enjoy hosting travellers at our home. It feels a bit like holiday without…

Onion tajen

Tajen, not to be confused with tajine or tagine, is a spicy side dish with fish and tahin, sesame sauce….

Causa with red beetroots

Causa is as traditional Peruvian a dish as it gets, right up there with the ceviche. It’s basically mashed potato…

Octopus in red wine

At one of the best pizzerias in Rotterdam, La Pizza, I once ordered the Polpo Affugato as a starter: octopus…

Saffron rice

If you want to summarize the wonderful Iran with one flavour, the final battle will be between saffron and pomegranate….

Avocado kebbeh

Kebbeh or kibbeh is one of the most traditional dishes in Lebanon. It consists of a type of meat, pumpkin or…

Avocado ceviche

The traditional Peruvian ceviche is a wonderful dish and it all has to do with the marinade and sauce, called…

Marinated olives

I’m a big fan of olives. I practically grew up with olives, enjoying them simply with fresh Lebanese flat bread,…

Potato pie

Besides the fact that it’s a very flavoursome dish, you can serve it in several different ways. You can do…

Grilled halloumi

So this is probably the first recipe I post with only one ingredient. I wonder if you can still call…

Tomato with aïoli

In a couple previous recipes, I had included this little side dish but I think it deserves a little more…

Egg salad

This is a very simple recipe which will be done within minutes and doesn’t require much introduction needed to be…

Batata harra

‘Batata harra’ in Arabic simply means ‘spicy potato’. If you ask me, no mezza (or mezze) table is complete without…

Roasted cauliflower

This is a very easy, quick and flavoursome side dish or a simple snack with some bread and hummus or…

Baba ghannouj

Ah! The baba ghannouj! Or moutabbal, as it is more commonly known in Lebanese restaurants. Simply put, baba ghannouj is…

Lentils kibbeh

Yes! Another vegetarian kibbeh recipe (check out the pumpkin kibbeh)! This one is an Armenian version, 100% plant-based, spicy, healthy…

Labneh

Certain dishes are omnipresent in every household in Lebanon. Labneh is one of them; one must always have some in…

Hummus

I think I could eat hummus everyday. You can buy it everywhere these days and the best hummus was, is…