MOUSSAKA WITH MINCE

INGREDIENTS: Eggplant, big sized, cut into 1.5 cm slices: 800 gm Olive oil: 2 tbsp Onion, chopped: 2 Garlic, chopped: 2 Meat, minced: 500 gm Tomato paste: 2 tbsp Cinnamon powder: a pinch Nutmeg powder: a pinch Salt to taste Cumin powder: 1/2 tsp Oregano,fresh: 2 tbsp Parsley, fresh: 1 tbsp Breadcrumbs: 2 tbsp Parmesan, … Continue Reading

AUBERGINE SCHNITZEL

INGREDIENTS: Aubergine, big: 1 Hung curd: 1/4 cup Mustard paste: 1 tbsp Honey: 1 tsp Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp Coriander leaves, chopped: 1 tbsp Thyme, chopped: 1 tsp Flour: 2 tbsp Breadcrumbs, dry: 1/2 cup Sumac powder: 1/4 tsp Olive oil: 1/4 cup   METHOD Cut aubergine into thin long slices … Continue Reading

IRISH STEW

INGREDIENTS: Olive oil:2 tbsp Bay leaves: 2 Green cardamoms: 6 Black peppercorns:8 Meat cubes: 500 gm Salt to taste Cloves: 4 Onions, sliced: 1 Garlic, chopped: 2 Flour: 1 tbsp Potatoes, cubed: 2 Carrots, cubed: 1 Peas: 1/4 cup Dry mixed herbs: 1 tsp Ginger, grated: 1/2 ”     METHOD 1) Heat a pan, … Continue Reading

CHIMICHURRI MARINADE VEGETABLES

INGREDIENTS: Cottage cheese cubes: 150 gm Onions, cubed: 2 Red pepper cubed: 1/2 Yellow pepper cubed: 1/2 FOR THE CHIMICHURRI PASTE Garlic, chopped: 3 Onions, chopped: 1/2 Parsley, chopped: 1 tbsp Oregano: 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper: 1/4 tsp Olive oil: 3 tbsp Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp Red wine vinegar: 2 tbsp … Continue Reading

TURKISH CHICKEN KEBAB

INGREDIENTS: Boneless chicken cubes: 600 gm Salt to taste Mixed herbs: 1 tsp Garlic, chopped: 4 Red chilli flakes: 1 tsp Dry red chilies, roasted & crushed: 1/2 tsp Olive oil: 2 tbsp Green chilies: 3 Tomatoes:  4 Long aubergine: 1 Coal pieces: 2   METHOD 1) Light the coal on a gas burner. 2) … Continue Reading

MEDITERRANEAN VEG SKEWERS WITH OLIVE SAUCE

INGREDIENTS: Button mushroom whole: 8 Red bell pepper cubed: 1 Yellow pepper cubed: 1 Onions, cubed: 1 Zucchini cubes: 1 Broccoli florets, blanched: 6 Baby corn, blanched: 6 Aubergine, cubed: 1 Cottage cheese cubes: 25 gm FOR THE MARINADE Lemon juice: 1 tbsp Garlic, crushed: 2 Tomato juice: 2 tbsp Olive oil: 1 tbsp Parsley, … Continue Reading

GREEK SALAD ( VEG )

INGREDIENTS: Cucumber, peeled & cubed: 1 Radish, peeled & cubed: 1 Red pepper cubed: 1 Yellow pepper cubed: 1 Onions cubed: 1 Tomato cubed: 1 Olives pitted: 6 Feta cheese crumbled: 50 gm Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp Salt to taste FOR THE DRESSING Red wine vinegar: 1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil: 1 tbsp … Continue Reading

MUTTON STEAK PEPPER

INGREDIENTS: Mutton steak: 500 gm Oregano: 1 tsp Sea salt to taste Olive oil: 2 tbsp Garlic whole crushed: 5 Green pepper roasted: 1 White wine: 2 tbsp Green pepper julienne thin: 1 Red pepper julienne thick: 1 Brandy: 2 tbsp Cream: 1/4 cup Salt to taste   METHOD 1) Marinate mutton steak with oregano, … Continue Reading

MOROCCON LAMB STEW

INGREDIENTS: Mutton leg, boneless: 500 gm Onions sliced, caramelized: 2 Black olives, pitted: 150 gm Capers: 4 Ginger powder: 1/4 tsp Cumin powder: 2 tsp Garlic, whole & crushed with their skin on: 10-12 Red wine: 1/4 cup Salt to taste   METHOD 1) Heat a pan, cook boneless mutton cubes in caramelized onions, black … Continue Reading

TURKISH RICE ( VEG )

INGREDIENTS: Rice: 1 1/2 cups Olive oil: 4 tbsp Carrots, diced: 2 Hazelnuts: 2 tbsp Pine nuts: 2 tbsp Salt to taste Vegetable stock cubes, crushed: 3 Black currants: 2 tbsp   METHOD 1) Soak rice in salted water for at least 30 minutes. 2) Heat oil in a pan, add carrots & fry till … Continue Reading