I think the closest thing to a bread pudding I ever ate in my life was ekmek kadayifi – an Ottoman dessert with bread soaked in syrup and served with clotted cream. This bread pudding with currants though is not that sweet. In fact, it is slightly bitter.
So, you may or may not know that muhammara is a delicious spread normally made with roasted red peppers. This time, though, I am making it with beetroots, because, why not?
So, my experimentations of using olive oil and herbs in cakes continue. Today’s cake has basil and part of the flour used for the batter is corn flour. The strawberry sauce is optional, however it adds a very rich taste indeed.
Last month, I met a close friend on a Tuesday for lunch in my favourite local restaurant. In the lunch menu was a carrot and ginger soup and I just loved it, even though I don’t always like carrot soup. But adding fresh ginger is a delicious touch indeed.
For a long time I’ve been planning to make an olive oil cake. So here is the first trial!
This easy-to-make dip benefits greatly from the sweet flavour of roasted onions being caramelised.
Many years ago I posted the recipe for a chocolate beetroot cake. Since then I’ve known what a match made in heaven it is, beetroot and dark chocolate. But I seem to have forgotten that for a long time! Luckily, I remembered it again and tried it on a brownie recipe this time.
This is one of those dishes that I liked a lot when I was a kid, which surprised my mother a lot. I was very picky with eating “fancier” dishes. But veggie dishes like this one, I ate without question. That is of course, as long as she cooked it without meat.
I am writing this blog post while having a huge pain on my neck and upper back. I don’t know how this happened, really. I mean, I work out regularly, I stretch regularly, I don’t work out too hard, so how the hell did this happen?? Arrghh… Anyway, here is a delicious cookie recipe.
We mostly eat hummus as a spread on bread. I quite like hummus, though I don’t really ever crave for it. But how about using hummus as an ingredient of a different kind of dish instead?