Minty Lemony Baked Courgettes

Boiling, blanching, sauteing vegetables are historically the preferred form of cooking our veggies as the ovens were used more for baking breads and meats. It wasn’t until around the 20th century that the Europeans started baking and roasting vegetables with the meats. But, using a cookie shoot to roast our vegetables is a fairly recent […]

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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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Garlic Chipotle Tomato Soup with Sumac Jalapeno Avocado Toast

Distractions in the kitchen create accidental dishes. I was happily boiling a pot of fresh tomato soup when my husband arrived with a box full of fresh groceries. I only sent him out to get some milk, so it was inevitable I was going to receive a bit more than I asked for. Why do […]

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Chipotle Mushroom Tacos

If there’s one thing I find really annoying is coming home to find out the lunch that I had made for everyone the night before has been cleaned off without a morsel left for me. One would think that common sense would prevail, after all, there are only 3 humans living in our family home […]

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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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