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Hearty Ricotta Pancakes – Ricotta-Puffer

These pancakes are filling enough to be served as a main dish for lunch or dinner. Serve with a salad on the side and you have yourself a meal. Or serve these fluffy ricotta pancakes as a side dish. Either way, with two types of cheese and lots of herbs these pancakes are quite a [...]

Arabic Spinach Salad – Arabischer Spinatsalat

A simple salad infused with Arabic flavours. A lemon dressing with cumin adds a delicious flavour to this salad. And the roasted almonds, feta cheese, chickpeas, and raisins complete this salad into a light meal or side dish. Arabic Spinach Salad Ingredients Dressing 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp water 2 tsp liquid honey salt 1/2 [...]

Puerto Rican Chickpea Salad – Kichererbsensalat – Ensalada de Garbanzos

I love food from all over the world. I like the idea of recreating the food I ate while traveling or trying new recipes from places I have never been to or food I have never heard of. It’s an adventure for sure and it gets never boring. As much as I like food from around the [...]

Quinoa with Acorn Squash, Apple, and Red Bell Pepper

The United Nations declared 2013 as the International Year of Quinoa to raise awareness about this seed. Quinoa has a high nutritional value. It can increase food security and help eradicate poverty around the world.  (1) Quinoa is said to be very healthy. To be a bit more specific, it is rich in protein and it contains [...]

Baked Falafel with Tzatziki in Pita Bread

I love Falafel. However, I am not a huge fan of deep frying food. Mainly for health reasons but also because I dislike hot oil. It has the tendency to be unpredictable at least when I cook… I don’t like when it splatters and makes a mess or you get it on you. And the smell [...]

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