COOKING TIPS

SOUPS

Ramen Noodle Soup with Lamb, Bok Choy and Mushrooms

Here in the U.S., the Thanksgiving holiday and Black Friday shopping extravaganzas are both over. The big whole turkey meal and turkey leftovers are...

Creamy Tomato Soup

It's easy to enjoy the flavor of summer during our cold and blistery winter months, if you've jarred or preserved your own fresh tomatoes...

Tomato & Roasted Pepper Soup

These cold fall days seem darker, windier, and overall just more like winter than fall. A good soup always makes me feel warm inside and warms...

Italian Wedding Soup

While making this recipe and preparing to share it with you, I decided to do a little research to find out the history behind...

Cream of Cauliflower Soup

This Spring started out rainy, then became the season I hoped it would be- beautiful fresh air throughout the day without a cloud in...

PIZZA RECIPES

Pepperoni Pizza with Dough & Sauce Recipe

I grew up eating homemade pizza and pizza from very good local pizzerias. Both were excellent, though completely different from one another- one being...

STEWS

Italian Lamb Stew

'Eid Mubarak to you and your families! May all your fasts and prayers be accepted.  We've fasted the month of Ramadan and now it's time to...

Moroccan Goat Stew

Have you ever tried goat meat?  If you've seen them in real life, they're not as meaty as those furry and cuddly lambs we...

Thai Beef Curry

This recipe comes from Derya Singhsumalee, a former teacher colleague of mine who is such a fun and interesting person.  She is very well-traveled, is...
Beef Stew Recipe | My Halal Kitchen

Slow Cooker Beef Stew: My Family Recipe for the Ultimate Comfort Food

I always crave comfort food in the winter time, but right now as a nation and a global community, it looks as though we...

Lamb Stew with Pumpkin, Plantain, Sweet Potato and Chickpeas

When we look through recipes online or in magazines, what really prompts us to go out of our way to make a list and head...

PASTA DISHES

Greek-Style Alfredo Pasta

There are so many reasons why I love Greek food. I love Mediterranean dishes in general, as they're known for their use of healthy...

MEDITERRANEAN

Rustic Turkish Style Hummus

Today I made hummus without a food processor or blender because I still don’t have one here in Turkey. I had been holding out...

Suzme: Strained Turkish Yogurt

  I get a lot of questions daily asking me for recommendations on what people should try when they come to Turkey for a visit....

Summer White Bean and Tomato Salad

I’ve been making several dishes this week with white navy beans (“kuru fasulye” in Turkish, which actually translates to haricot beans in English). This...

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