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 Meatloaf

5th Century: Romans made the meatloaf by chopping up pieces of meat, bread and adding some wine to it before baking it. In England, a¬†Haslet was a Pork version of the meatloaf made in Lincolnshire, using ground pork (heart, lungs, liver, stomach), sage, black pepper and cloves. A Welsh version, on the other hand used […]

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Syrian-style Cabbage Salad

This is a recipe contribution by a dear friend, Christine Dutton¬†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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Pineapple Mango Jalapeno Salsa

Now that our BBQ is all spruced up and ready to grill, we seem to be cooking on it every day again. I am sure this is what helps us forget the blues of the winter until it comes back again in a few months. There’s plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables around, so whilst […]

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