Chicken Tikka Kebabs

The classic Chicken tikka kebabs are unique for each family, and the Chefs don’t really like sharing their secret recipes for these kebabs. Some do, but they always leave one essential ingredient out. These kebabs are as ‘old’ and traditional as they get, from North India and Pakistan, from the region that was called the […]

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Oil Free Garlic Hummus

A literal translation of the word ‘Hummus‘ means chickpeas, in Arabic. This is a dish that is central to the middle eastern cuisine and is enjoyed all over the world. The historical origins of hummus, remain a mystery, as what we call hummus today is actually referred to as ‘Hummus bi Tahini’ in Arabic. That […]

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Spicy Chicken Burrito

The first time I had a Burrito, was at Chiquitos in London back in the early 1990s. I thought it was amazing and one of the best things I had eaten. This belief was shattered within minutes after I tasted one in Texas and then in California. I do still love my Burritos from Mucho […]

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Bitter Gourd with Potatoes

As a teenager, if there was one dish I absolutely dreaded to see on our dining table, it was the bitter gourd. I would do anything, even go without dinner, to save myself from eating this at dinner. Thankfully, it was customary in our family to have more than one dish for dinner so I […]

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Syrian-style Cabbage Salad

This is a recipe contribution by a dear friend, Christine DuttonĀ from Mediterranean Living, who went through a lot of trouble to find an authentic Syrian recipe that she adapted to North American taste and ingredients so it could be easily made by everyone, specially if someone is looking to welcome a new guest from that […]

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