Mexican Ceviche – Raw Fish Marinated in Lime Juice

Mexican Ceviche – Raw Fish Marinated in Lime Juice

When I was living in Mexico, I loved this dish. Every time we would go to the coasts, we would eat ceviche. It is very refreshing, has subtle flavors, and can be a great main dish together with some lettuce and tomato salad. Don’t be put off by the word raw...
Rocket Salad with Figs, Feta Cheese and Walnuts

Rocket Salad with Figs, Feta Cheese and Walnuts

This recipe was inspired by one of Ottolenghi and is very easy to make. You’ll need ripe figs, fresh basil, and a good quality honey. It will only take you 10 minutes to put the salad together, and it makes a great starter when you have guests and need more time...
Indian Pineapple Curry

Indian Pineapple Curry

Here is another recipe from my favorite book of Indian curries, 50 Great Curries of India, by Camellia Panjabi. It is very easy to make and it is really delicious. Serves 2 – Prep. time 30mn. For the marinade: 1/2 tsp mustard powder 1/4 tsp turmeric 2 tsp sugar...
Lebanese Hummus

Lebanese Hummus

This is one of our favorite summer mezze, these great dishes like falafel, tzatziki, and other delicacies… Hummus makes a great lunch dish together with eggplant caviar and a tomato salad. I boil the garlic for a few minutes before adding it to the hummus...
Spanish Gazpacho – Raw vegetable chilled soup

Spanish Gazpacho – Raw vegetable chilled soup

Gazpacho is a typical Spanish cold soup, and since we live here, we have been preparing and eating gazpacho every summer. It is actually the best dish when it’s 100ºF outside and we don’t feel like cooking anything. Gazpacho is raw food, because none of...
Eggplant Dip – Baba Ganoush

Eggplant Dip – Baba Ganoush

This eggplant dip is called baba ganousch in Jordan and mtabba in Lebanon. For this dish I like to use the marbled eggplant, because it is less bitter than the dark purple one, and it makes a more savory dip. I also use the dark colored eggplant ; just use what suits...
Indian Watermelon Curry

Indian Watermelon Curry

Here in Madrid, from early June until late September, there are street stalls specializing in the sale of watermelons and Spanish cantaloupes (the long, dark green cantaloupes). And this is our favorite Indian curry recipe in summer! This recipe is a traditional...
Beetroot Hummus

Beetroot Hummus

In summer we like to make hummus and eat it with salads, tomatoes or other raw veggies. But this time I wanted to do something different, and I decided to add some beets and some sesame paste to the chickpeas. It was very tasty, the texture was smooth, the beets...