Guacamole is a Mexican avocado based dip. While there are so many guacamole recipes out there this, to me is the only one! Made with fresh avocados, jalepenos, onion, lime and cilantro - there is no other way!
Grilled Oyster Mushrooms
Although oyster mushrooms can be pricey, they are well worth it. They have so much great flavour and texture. This dish is very simple, but makes a lovely side dish. It can also be served with some grilled peppers and onions as an antipasti salad.
This is a great spread to serve as an appetizer with crackers. It goes nicely with wine! It is also a great spread to put on a panini with grilled veggies and cheese - yum!
Spicy Couscous with Chickpeas and Nuts
This dish is deliciously spicy and hearty full of chickpeas and nuts. You can serve it as a side dish with roasted vegetables or it is great as a meal in its own!
Bulghur is a healthy grain with a nutty taste that can be used as a side dish instead of rice when you need a change. It is very simple to cook any day of the week! In this recipe I used palm oil, but it can also be made with vegetable oil.
Easy Spinach and Chickpea Curry
This is a hearty vegetable curry that is quite simple to prepare. I felt a need for a simple curry, so in this recipe I used store bought curry powder and paste as well as frozen spinach.
Bhelipouri - Indian Street Food
I discovered this recipe after reading Indian literature, where the characters kept talking about eating Bhelipouri. I was so curious as to what this was and there started my research! It is a very common Indian street food made up of fresh mangos and spices mixed with puffed rice and nuts. It's really delicious!
This is a class Middle Eastern appetizer dip. It is great on its own served with pita or vegetables. It can also be used as a versatile condiment or sandwich spread.