Homemade Hummus

Growing up in an Israeli family, I’ve been exposed to quality hummus my whole life. This has made me very picky with my hummus consumption. I’ve made and eaten many versions of hummus recipes and what I know is that nothing makes a bigger difference than using dried beans. I have hummus recipes with canned…

Mejadra

For a delicious mediterranean vegan dinner, I highly recommend mejadra. According to my mother, and Suzy from TheMediterraneanDish, mejadra is known as poor man’s food in the Middle East, seems like beans and rice combo isn’t considered fancy anywhere in the world, but it sure is comfort food to me! The original recipe from TheMediterraneanDish…

One Pot Chickpea Shakshuka

I love normal (non-vegan) shakshuka with eggs, and have had subpar chickpea shakshuka’s before, so I had low expectations for this recipe. My vegan friend highly recommended this recipe from Minimalist Baker, so I decided to try it, and I very much enjoyed it! I also topped it with Eden Grinshpan’s Garlicky tahini, which I…

Oil-Free Roasted Eggplant (Two ways)

Likely due to my middle eastern background, eggplant is one of my favorite foods. I’ve been seeing different methods of roasting eggplant without oil, and decided to do an experiment using two similarly sized eggplants from the same store to figure out which method I liked best. I tried two methods: one using the stove…

Cauliflower Shawarma

I love the smells of shawarma, but as a vegetarian, its hard to find something that absorbs the flavor of this seasoning as well as meat. I’ve tried different vegetarian versions (on tofu, broccoli, and cauliflower), and my favorite by far has been on cauliflower. Shawarma seasoning is a blend of cumin, coriander, paprika and…

Persian Wedding Rice

Also referred to as Jeweled Rice, this Persian Wedding Rice recipe is sure to wow your guests/friends/family! This is definitely the most time-intensive recipe on my blog, but it is definitely worth it. I’ve made it four times now, and always have rave reviews. This recipe is a combination of recipes from¬†Kitchn,¬†the Heritage Cook, NYT…