Vegan Lachmajou

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This is a Middle Eastern (possibly Armenian), Greek Cypriot dish that resembles a mini pizza with minced meat (usually lamb) and spices, which is popular in many Middle Eastern countries.  I was so inspired by it that I created my very own vegan version, with my own interpretation and touch.  I do hope you will drool over it as much as we did – seriously, this is an impressive dish, which exudes the most exotic […]

Mamma’s Greek Style Orzo with Mushrooms

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Oh, this really was delicious.  My mum used to make a tomatoed pilaffi, which she used to serve with many other things – salads and, sadly, pieces of meat. But now I have made her pilaffi using orzo, and I have adapted it using mushrooms for their lovely texture and flavour, and served it with a plain avocado salad.  Orzo, also known as risoni, is a form of short-cut macaroni that resembles a rice grain. […]

Mouthwatering Prune, Portobello Mushroom Rice Curry

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If time isn’t on your side, but you’re after a delicious curry, then you’ve come to the right place. I specialize in super fast curries – the reason being that I love the spice, the aroma, the flavour and the creative challenge. This particular aroma dances in your head, and all you need to accompany it are some crunchy popadoms, and a small red and green Indian-style salad.   This is a sort of Indo-Moroccan fusion […]

Kama Sutra Curry

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Culinary love & pleasure are maxed up to the hilt in this lavish delight. Too many exotic ingredients combined to create this magnificent magic – so divine in taste, it was impossible to classify ! Serve with basmati rice, poppadoms, and a vegan raita. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS olive oil 1 medium sized onion, chopped finely 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 cups (around 2 lbs/900 g) pumpkin peeled, cut into 1½ inch squares 1 large […]

Great Grandma’s Drunken Spicy ‘Chicken’ Sauce

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An ancient recipe passed down – inspired by my ex-ex-ex-boyfriend’s mum’s grandma. And how would I know ?  Well, his mother spent most of her time in the kitchen, and I took great delight passing the time there with her – I have to say it was the most aromatic place I had ever been in.  Of Maltese origin, this recipe was cooked with either rabbit, or pork, or some other meat – but this […]