Palestine on a Plate: Lentil and beetroot salad with parsley and sumac dressing

I’ve been on quite the Middle Eastern cooking spree lately. I love the flavours of that region, especially in the dead of winter! This was a simple salad to make but delivered on taste. There are lentils and roasted beets with a lovely dressing. Looking forward to cooking out of this book more!

The Kitchn: Baked brown rice, lentils and cauliflower with cucumber yogurt sauce

I hate brown rice. Am I allowed to say that in this era of demonizing everything white? But I had a bunch of leftover riceĀ  (wild and brown combined) that I had to figure out what to do with. To be fair, I didn’t exactly cook it properly so it was gummy. That certainly didn’t… Continue reading The Kitchn: Baked brown rice, lentils and cauliflower with cucumber yogurt sauce

Mamushka: Borshch (beet broth) and Pampushky (garlic bread)

It’s orthodox Christmas today, so I figured this would be an excellent day to try out a couple recipes from Mamushka, the Ukrainian cookbook I recently got. I’ve mentioned before that I have Ukrainian heritage, but we didn’t grow up culturally Ukrainian. My grandfather never seemed to want to pass down the traditions. I’m not… Continue reading Mamushka: Borshch (beet broth) and Pampushky (garlic bread)