As the title indicates, I am not sure if there is a real name for these cuties. We always called them “cirikta”. But some call a similar recipe “cilikta”. Some call it “pisi” but I’m pretty sure it’s not pisi because pisi is rather yeasted dough. I just like calling them cute little monsters because of the shape of fried dough!
First things first: happy new year! I chose this delicious recipe as the first one in 2020 because as author Dean Koontz said, “where there is cake, there is hope”.
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?
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.
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?
This dessert is delicious, fast-and-easy, and it requires only 3 ingredients (4, if you want to top it with pistachios while serving which is totally optional). But I have to warn you, even with only 3 ingredients it is not the cheapest dessert to make, yet I believe it is worth the costs.
A couple of weeks ago, when I published a baba ganoush recipe with sweet potatoes instead of traditional ingredient eggplant, I felt sorry for the dear vegetable eggplant. So I made this recipe to make it up for it!!!
So, I used quotation mark in the title because baba ganoush, as you may already know, is traditionally made with eggplants. I made a little twist to it, and used sweet potatoes this time.
Yes, the title says all. The secret to this salad is to chop everything small. And you must, I mean you MUST, use pomegranate syrup and sumac. You must find them and you must use them.