Category: Cooking and Recipes

The Precocious Apricot

HISTORY OF THE APRICOT       The apricot was cultivated in China and Central Asia as early as 2000 BC. It migrated with traders traveling the Silk Road, with Chinese merchants…

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Lemon Honey Pistachio Cardamom Cake

This tasty variation of a Middle Eastern classic cake comes from the Moosewood Restaurant New Classics cookbook. I’ve been making this for friends and bringing it to potlucks for years,…

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Saliha’s Tadka Salad

Saliha’s Tadka Salad This recipe is adapted from Tadka Asian Coleslaw on www.salihacooks.com. Be sure to check out Saliha’s beautiful book KHAZANA, inspired by Indo-Persian heritage and the ancient cookery…

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Lebanese Spiced Pancakes

This uniquely delicious pancake recipe features tumeric and anise, spices used in a popular Lebanese sweet bread. Find the recipe's source at www.tasteofbeirut.com

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Armenian Apricot Lentil Soup

This recipe features dried apricots, the national fruit of Armenia, which add a sweet flavor to the lentils. The recipe was adapted from a cookbook called Please to the Table:…

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Fig, Carrot, and Cabbage Salad

I love this salad because it features figs as well as other flavors commonly used in Mediterranean cooking. Carrots with cinnamon and cumin is a featured Moroccan specialty, along with…

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Shaved Summer Squash Salad

Check out this gorgeous summer squash salad! 🥒🍎🍋 More yummy vegan recipes at: www.vegansaladmaster.comLearn how to earn your own Saladmaster food processor at: www.makethebestsalads.com

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