Basboosah

I have had a long standing and complicated relationship with the Middle East and its cuisine. It all started with my step-father taking my family to Turkey when I was seven. It was my first food exploration and something that has left an impression on me ever since. Whether it was sampling my Babane’s lovingly made Turkish home cooking, eating tiny fried fish from a … Continue reading Basboosah

Tahina

I want to talk a little bit today about one of my all time favorite sauces. Although I think tahina falls in the “sauce” category, the simple definition doesn’t give it justice. Tahina is an event; the leading actor or even supporting actor to some of the most delicious Middle Eastern Foods. It may be devilishly simple but its decadent, rich and flavorful, transporting your … Continue reading Tahina

Pannekoeken

Let’s talk about one of my favorite foods. My grandmother’s recipe is below. Pannekoeken is that quintessential dutch dish that everyone just loves and it holds a special place in my heart. A unique pancake that seamlessly transcends savory and sweet genres, becoming, what I would call “the best pancake in the world”. If we are talking traditional pannekoeken, dutch style, we are looking at … Continue reading Pannekoeken