Posts Tagged: Mediterranean

hummus and yam sandwich

Pro snacking for lazy yet well-intentioned students

I’m studying biology right now (well I was until taking a break to write this blog post) and snacking on a delicious hummus and yam sandwich. Truth is I have a better diet when I’m sharing meals with others. When

hummus and yam sandwich

Pro snacking for lazy yet well-intentioned students

I’m studying biology right now (well I was until taking a break to write this blog post) and snacking on a delicious hummus and yam sandwich. Truth is I have a better diet when I’m sharing meals with others. When

Crushed Olive Salad with Celery and Mint
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/crushed-green-olive-salad-with-celery-and-mint/
/ Erin

Crushed Green Olive Salad with Celery and Mint

I knew I was going to love this salad as soon as I read the recipe.  I am a big fan of good green olives and celery.  In fact, when I travel I always pack green olives and celery as

Crushed Olive Salad with Celery and Mint
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/04/17/crushed-green-olive-salad-with-celery-and-mint/
/ Erin

Crushed Green Olive Salad with Celery and Mint

I knew I was going to love this salad as soon as I read the recipe.  I am a big fan of good green olives and celery.  In fact, when I travel I always pack green olives and celery as

Andalusian Style Honey Lamb Stew
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/01/25/andalusian-style-honey-lamb-stew/
/ Erin

Andalusian Style Honey Lamb Stew

This is my attempt to recreate the best thing that I ate when I visited Seville.  I travelled to Spain many years ago now and I do not know why it has taken me so long to attempt to figure

Andalusian Style Honey Lamb Stew
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/01/25/andalusian-style-honey-lamb-stew/
/ Erin

Andalusian Style Honey Lamb Stew

This is my attempt to recreate the best thing that I ate when I visited Seville.  I travelled to Spain many years ago now and I do not know why it has taken me so long to attempt to figure

bresaola salad thumb
/ Erin

Bresaola and Arugula Salad

When people have to give up gluten, they usually go through a lot of grieving over the loss of bread…good bread.  I have to admit that bread was not that hard for me to give up.  It had given me

bresaola salad thumb
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Bresaola and Arugula Salad

When people have to give up gluten, they usually go through a lot of grieving over the loss of bread…good bread.  I have to admit that bread was not that hard for me to give up.  It had given me

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Lamb, Fig and Eggplant Moussaka (Gluten-free or not)

I have had the pleasure of eating a lot of fresh figs as of late.  I hope that you have too.  If not, consider making this moussaka.  My mum’s friend Keith grows figs and he told me recently that figs

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Lamb, Fig and Eggplant Moussaka (Gluten-free or not)

I have had the pleasure of eating a lot of fresh figs as of late.  I hope that you have too.  If not, consider making this moussaka.  My mum’s friend Keith grows figs and he told me recently that figs

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Naked and Imperfect Nettle and Wild Garlic Dumplings (Gluten-Free), Rocket and Radish Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

I ate nettles for the first time when were traveling in Bulgaria eight years ago.  There they are served sauteed with poached eggs, rolled with farmers cheese in balls studded with walnuts or made into soups and fritters.  The food

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Naked and Imperfect Nettle and Wild Garlic Dumplings (Gluten-Free), Rocket and Radish Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette

I ate nettles for the first time when were traveling in Bulgaria eight years ago.  There they are served sauteed with poached eggs, rolled with farmers cheese in balls studded with walnuts or made into soups and fritters.  The food

Wilted Dandelion Salad with Cured Meats
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/03/23/wilted-dandelion-salad-with-cured-meats/
/ Erin

Wilted Dandelion Salad with Cured Meats

The mother of my childhood best friend used to make salad from dandelion greens that grew in her yard.  She is one of the most elegant, magical, beautiful women I have ever known.  She read us all of the children’s

Wilted Dandelion Salad with Cured Meats
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2012/03/23/wilted-dandelion-salad-with-cured-meats/
/ Erin

Wilted Dandelion Salad with Cured Meats

The mother of my childhood best friend used to make salad from dandelion greens that grew in her yard.  She is one of the most elegant, magical, beautiful women I have ever known.  She read us all of the children’s

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/ Erin

Egg Lemon Soup

Whenever I make this soup I wonder why I don’t eat it all the time.  It is inexpensive, healthful, delicious and quite elegant!

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Egg Lemon Soup

Whenever I make this soup I wonder why I don’t eat it all the time.  It is inexpensive, healthful, delicious and quite elegant!

spicy lemon date spread thumb
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Baked Chickpea Pancake with Spicy Lemon Date Spread

I made this Spicy Lemon Date Spread from the blog Joy the Baker for my family over the holiday.  They ate it on toasted pita bread and I just ate spoonfuls of the spread on its own…

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Baked Chickpea Pancake with Spicy Lemon Date Spread

I made this Spicy Lemon Date Spread from the blog Joy the Baker for my family over the holiday.  They ate it on toasted pita bread and I just ate spoonfuls of the spread on its own…

chicken baked with prunes olives thumb
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Chicken baked with Prunes, Capers and Green Olives

This  is adapted from a very famous recipe called Chicken Marbala.  It was the signature dish of the Silver Palate, a wildly popular catering company in New York in the 1980s that published two wildly popular cookbooks.  If you are

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/ Erin

Chicken baked with Prunes, Capers and Green Olives

This  is adapted from a very famous recipe called Chicken Marbala.  It was the signature dish of the Silver Palate, a wildly popular catering company in New York in the 1980s that published two wildly popular cookbooks.  If you are