This week’s recipe is a Syrian version of Ratatouille, a well-known French stewed vegetable dish.
It’s a balanced dish filled with vegetables, and meat to make it more satiating, providing all the necessary nutrients. It’s perfect for spring since it is vegetable-based, but unlike salads which are perfect for summer, it’s served hot on those chilly April days.
Everyone loves Hummus, it's a great snack or appetizer.
Hummus in Arabic means chickpeas. In the Mediterranean cuisine, chickpeas are not only served as a dip but also as beans with chicken or meat and rice or bulgur wheat on the side. Chickpeas are very nutritious, high in protein, fiber and an excellent source of carbohydrates.
When people ask me “when do you have the time” to provide your family with healthy dishes every day when you work over 50 hours a week, I simply answer; organization and a second freezer! This week, I will share with you how to prepare the Chicken broth used in the Middle Eastern home cooked meals. The broth can also be made with beef or lamb. It’s the basis for most dishes and can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months....