• Zaatar Recipe

    October 14, 2020Janine

    Zaatar Recipe Growing up in a Middle Eastern household meant that our snacks were quite different from our neighbourhood school friends houses. While they were making themselves a toasted cheese sandwich, baked beans on toast or 2-minute noodles, it was common for me and my brother and sister to be eating Manoushah, a Lebanese flatbread…

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  • Granola 3 ways

    July 28, 2020Janine

    Granola 3 Ways Granola, or Muesli as it’s otherwise known as, is a great breakfast or after school meal. I love that it can come in so many different flavours. And then of course you can really be specific about adding or subtracting ingredients to make it just how you like it. Such a plus…

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  • Millionaires Shortbread

    May 20, 2020Janine

    Millionaires Shortbread Oh my what a delicious slice this is! Whether you call it Millionaires Shortbread or simply Chocolate Caramel Slice, there is no doubting that it tastes ridiculously good. Combine the crunch of a shortbread base with a silky caramel middle and luscious chocolate topping and you have millionaire’s shortbread. My first memory of a…

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  • Falafel Bowl Recipe

    April 1, 2020Janine

    Falafel Bowl Recipe Falafels in all their forms transport me back to my family and being taught by my dad how to cook. He owned a Lebanese restaurant for a number of years, and falafels featured heavily in the banquet meals. Funny thing though is that he didn’t make Lebanese style falafels, but rather made…

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  • How to make Fattoush Salad

    February 13, 2020Janine

    How to make Fattoush Salad Fattoush salad is a typical salad on a Middle Eastern table. It’s kind of a peasant salad because the ingredients are readily available. What differentiates this salad from a standard Middle Eastern garden salad is the lovely addition of toasted bread chips and wild Purslane leaves. (As an added bonus,…

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