While the vine leaves are nice and juicy now, it’s time to harvest some and preserve for the winter to make dolmas or dolmades. I would have never thought I’d like tree leaves, but once I tried them, I fell in love! The stuffed vine leaves are the perfect finger food for home parties, they […]
Spring is here and summer can’t wait to arrive with warm days and lovely lunches outside in the sun. This is the best chickpea Mediterranean summer salad you can make! You can prepare this a day before and bring it to work for lunch or serve this at your garden party. It is so versatile, […]
Store-bought tortillas have just too many excess ingredients and they always smell quite sour and unpleasant. So make them yourself!
Still nowadays we have the preconception that plants are not fully satisfying as foods. We never say – oh, I’m craving a chickpea stew, right? It will be more likely we hear – oh, how I crave that hamburger. Or pizza.
You can find this dish in several Mediterranean countries and some places like Argentina, where many Italians migrated during the war. You will hear it called soca in France, farinata or torta di ceci in Italy, fainá in Argentina, but the main ingredient of the dish is the one and only chickpea flour.
Tired of the same salad recipes and you don’t know how to mix it up? Or most salad recipes might not fill you up and give you the satisfaction.
Seriously. Even people who don’t like legumes or vegetables in general MUST like chickpeas! They are so full or flavour and so versatile to be used in stews, sauces, dips, felafel, there are just so many ways to us them!
Bread, how can you not like it? As Michael Pollan said in the series “Cooked”, bread baking also for me has been one of the most intimidating things in the kitchen. So simple and yet so incredibly complex. All you really need is water and flour, some air and yeasts flying about to start the […]