Category: Side

Morocco: Eggplant Zaalouk

For my last recipe of our Moroccan journey, I chose a recipe that my best friend and co-blogger Vera could never have presented: eggplant zaalouk.

Morocco: Taktouka

This month, we are celebrating Morocco in anticipation of the upcoming Independence Day on November 18th. For my first recipe this month, I chose a very easy salad that I grew up on: taktouka.

Bulgaria: Tarator

It would have been impossible to visit Bulgaria without talking about the famous tarator!

Algeria: Felfla (Hmiss)

For our third stop in Algeria This month, I am sharing with you a colorful salad that rocked my childhood: felfla or slata mechouia.

Algeria: Maaqouda

With a new month comes a new theme. This month, we are headed to my dad’s country of birth: Algeria.

Denmark: Rødkål

We are closing this short Danish special with one of the most ubiquitous side dishes of Scandinavian cuisine and especially Danish cuisine: rødkål.

Greece: Fava Santorinis

“Goodbye my love, goodbye” or “shall we dance” and many others… This is it! I have been so immersed in Greek cuisine this month that Demis Roussos was blasting in my kitchen while I was preparing this recipe!

Greece: Greek Salad (Horiatiki Salata)

Happy New Year everyone! We are starting 2016 with a fresh and healthy recipe: Greek salad!

French West Indies: Feroce d’Avocat

For my third and final immersion in the world of authentic Creole cuisine, I decided to kick it up a notch!