Baba Ghanoush is a popular Levantine appetizer of puréed roasted aubergine mixed with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and various spices. Some recipes also include freshly minced garlic. I intentionally abstained from garlic since it has the tendency to overpower the subtle flavor of the aubergine. However, I leave it up to you how you […]
Category: Dips & Sauces
Mayonnaise is versatile and goes especially well with fish and seafood. It is also the basis for many other dips and sauces. With only four ingredients that you already have in your pantry and 10 minutes of your time, you can make the best homemade mayonnaise.
Applesauce can be a delicious addition to a variety of dishes; the German Potato Pancakes (Kartoffelpuffer) with applesauce come to mind immediately as the most famous mélange. But you can also mix it with plain yogurt or granola, spread it on a slice of crispy bread or enjoy it pure and simple. To make […]
This garlicy sauce adds piquancy to balance the potatoes’ caramel-y sweetness.
The warm flavors of garam masala, an Indian spice blend, complement the potatoes’ sweetness.
On our trip through the American Southwest, my family and I visited the lovely small town of Bisbee, in Arizona’s far south, almost on the border with Mexico. Bisbee was founded in 1880 as a silver and copper mining town and was formerly known as “the Queen of copper deposits”. Today it is a place […]