Zrodiya M’chermla

I prepared this simple, fresh dish with carrots called Zrodiya M’chermla. A spicy Algerian dish served as an entrée (marinated carrots full of garlic, caraway, cumin…)! I love this dish, as it reminds me of my summer’s at my grandmother’s house. We used to prepare this dish in the garden, where we had a little…

Smoky Eggplant Dip (Mutabbal) and Pita Bread

Time flew, and in September I received a copy of the famous Palestine on a Plate,  I was happy to see my own recipe published in a book, but was so keen to discover so many new ones! The book is a beautiful homage to Palestinian food and features many great recipes from her mom, aunts, and grandma,…

Green Lentils Salad with Smoked Trout

The green lentils du Puy are from Le Puy En Velay, a volcanic region located in South-East of Auvergne (France). These green lentils have been cultivated for 2000 years. The particularity of this lentils is a thin skin and they cook quickly. Serves 2 Ingredients: 200g green lentils (lentils du Puy) 200g of smoked trout 1 lemon…

Courgettes Fritters and Courgettes Salad

  Today I propose you 2 simple recipes, fresh and healthy. I used courgettes for both of them. Serves 4 Ingredients: (for the fritters) 8 medium courgettes (zucchinis) 1 yellow onion 1 small bunch of coriander A pinch of salt A pinch of black pepper 3 tablespoon of wheat flour (all purpose/plain flour) 11g of…

Brightful Salad

This salad is colorful, bright, healthy and simple to make. Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 red Bell peppers 3 green Bell peppers 1 small red onion or 2 cloves of garlic (I opted for a small red onion) 1 green chilli pepper (it’s optional) A pinch of salt Olive oil Procedure: Wash the peppers. On a…

Fresh Orzo Salad

The weather is so nice outside and we decided to have our lunch in the garden. The flowers are blooming and the smell of the Frangipani tree is sublime. Serves 8 Ingredients: 250g of Orzo (small pasta, look like rice seeds) 1 red pepper 1 green pepper 1 yellow pepper 2 tomatoes Mint leaves Black…