Quick & Easy Red Masoor Dal – Red Lentils

I developed aversion to fresh coriander and garam masala after 3 months in India. I still remember how shocked I was upon discovery of veggie masala burger in McDonalds in Delhi city center. After 5 years of coriander & garam masala abstinence I can say I’m pretty much over my old aversion and can fully enjoy Indian food once again. Red Masoor Dal is a … Continue reading Quick & Easy Red Masoor Dal – Red Lentils

Carly’s oats&peanut butter cookies

The “Carly’s oats&peanut butter cookies” is a family recipe brought to the Middle East from breathtaking Montana in US. Currently, these treats are the most popular sweets in our home. Every time Carly makes them me and my flatmates queue to dip a spoon in a pot of warm buttery&chocolate batter. The most tempting step of the cooking process comes when she shapes these chunky … Continue reading Carly’s oats&peanut butter cookies

Iraqi Dolma – stuffed vegetables

Dolma is a family of stuffed vegetable dishes, originating in the former Ottoman Empire and the surrounding regions (Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, the Balkans, the Middle East and some Asian countries). The most-well known type is stuffed vine leaves, but other vegetables suck as zucchinis and aubergines can be stuffed. They can be made either with meat or without. Meat dolma is usually served warm, while … Continue reading Iraqi Dolma – stuffed vegetables