Mouthwatering Vegan Falafel

There are so many variations of falafel, and although it is thought to have originated in Egypt, it is now also a national dish in Palestine and Israel, and is popular throughout the Middle East.  This recipe really captures the true essence of falafel, and is a staple for us – packed with protein, and with delicious spicy undertones. It also freezes wonderfully – just be sure to first place them in the freezer on […]

My Legendary ‘No-Lamb’ Middle Eastern-Style Bake . . . A Flavour Bomb !

I am in a ‘bake’ super zone presently – every cell of my body tells me to create bakes, to fuse, to go with my creative instinct – which I have to say is working overtime – and I can barely keep up with it. Now, I have created a most wondrous bake – after tasting it, I was lost for words !  I merged the flavours of the Middle east with a touch of […]

My Exotic Tabbouleh (Tabbouli)

I make my own version of Tabbouleh and I love it – it’s fresh, versatile and one handsome salad.  Loved and enjoyed by millions of people worldwide, this is a wonderful treat any time of the year – serve with hot pitta bread and my hummus or better still my Smoked Red Pepper & Garlic Bean Dip http://mouthwateringvegan.com/2013/02/27/smoked-red-pepper-garlic-bean-dip/. Enjoy ! Note:-  For a gluten-free tabbouleh use boiled millet with quinoa – follow cooking instructions for […]

Vegan Lachmajou

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 […]

Beautiful Baba Ganoush

Here is one of the most delicious Baba Ganoush’s I have ever tasted. Enjoyed with smoked hot pitta bread and a drizzle of olive oil, it is in itself a hearty and rich appetizer.  The flavours that merge from this little creation collide on your palette to bring you culinary joy and wonderful smooth and rich texture, which makes it all the more Moorish.  Middle Eastern Cuisine at its super best ! Serves 4 INGREDIENTS […]