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Eggplant Dip

I don’t like to dwell on the foods that are excluded from my diet due to annoying intolerances, but the inconvenience of having to give up most commercial dips because … Continue reading

January 18, 2018 · 23 Comments

Zucchini Butter

 If I had to name one vegetable I couldn’t live without, it would be zucchini. It’s lucky to earn that honour because my real favourite, tomato, is a fruit. Zucchini … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · 26 Comments

Parsnip and Smoked Almond Skordalia

The origins of skordalia are firmly planted in Greece. A traditional garlicky puree of either potatoes, moist bread or almonds emulsified with olive oil, it’s occasionally served as a dip … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · 14 Comments

dukkah

Dukkah, a loose savoury blend of toasted and roughly crushed nuts and seeds blended with spices, has Egyptian origins. Traditionally it’s served with bread which is first dipped into olive … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 20 Comments

Greg Malouf’s Muhammara

Greg Malouf’s name is revered in Melbourne’s food scene. In the 1990s he made a name for himself fusing the flavours of his Lebanese birthright with the Irish heritage of … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 25 Comments

Fruit Fondue: December Cookbook Guru

Nominating one single cook book as the major source of recipes used to prepare the food for our festive dinner table is a difficult task. I believe Leah was hoping … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 12 Comments

Cumin Scented Carrot Salad

I have a food spattered, dog-eared edition of Claudia Roden’s inspiring tome, “The New Book of Middle Eastern Food”. It’s been my go-to guide for Lebanese, Turkish, Persian, Moroccan and … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · 13 Comments