Toum – Garlic paste

Watch my step by step video This is a wonderful garlicky accompaniment to roast chicken or meat, kebabs or even pizza. The garlic is prepped by drizzling oil and lemon juice as it grinds down and it emulsifies similar to a mayonnaise. Many recipes use potatoes as well but I use pure garlic. The taste … Continue reading Toum – Garlic paste

Spiced Couscous

Watch my step by step video instructions I was introduced to Couscous many years ago and love the ease of it’s preparation.Couscous are granules of durum wheat. It comes in various sizes and is popular in North Africa and the Middle East. It is cooked by soaking in hot water to rehydrate. This recipe is … Continue reading Spiced Couscous

Chicken Shawarma Hummus

Click here to watch my step by step video! I grew up in the Middle East in Abu Dhabi where Shawarma stalls graced every nook and cranny. When I think about a Shawarma, I think about the fresh pita, covered with creamy hummus, spiced chicken, pickled turnips and fresh herbs. This appetizer can be prepped … Continue reading Chicken Shawarma Hummus