Mediterranean Meal Plans and Cooking Classes

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Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

Turkish-Style Cauliflower Rice Pilaf Recipe

This cauliflower rice pilaf recipe cooks up in under 15 minutes, and includes aromatic fresh herbs, warming spices, toasted pinenuts, sweet raisins, and riced cauliflower. This pilaf (the grain rice version) is traditionally used as a filling to stuff grape leaves (dolmas in Turkish, or […]

Cilantro-Mint Sauce Recipe

Cilantro-Mint Sauce Recipe

Cilantro-mint sauce is an aromatic mixture of ginger, cumin, garlic, jalapenos, onion and of course, cilantro and mint. Called “new Indian Pesto” by Deepa Thomas from her incredible cookbook, Deepa’s Secrets: Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine, you will want to put this sauce on just […]

Turkish-Style Carrot Salad Recipe with Minty Yogurt Dressing

Turkish-Style Carrot Salad Recipe with Minty Yogurt Dressing

This Turkish-style carrot salad recipe is spiced with red pepper and garlic, and tossed in a tangy minty yogurt dressing. Enjoy as a side dish to your favorite main, or as part of a traditional Turkish mezze spread. Either way, this carrot salad recipe is […]

Turkish-Style Beef Stew Recipe

Turkish-Style Beef Stew Recipe

This Turkish-style beef stew recipe was inspired by kara lahana ├žorbas─▒, a classic collard green and beef stew from the northern (Black sea) region of Turkey. My version adds fresh parsley and mint, and swaps the collards for cabbage, making a cozy, vibrant, and healthful […]

Quick Pasta Recipe with Parsley-Mint Pesto

Quick Pasta Recipe with Parsley-Mint Pesto

In this quick pasta recipe with Parsley-Mint Pesto, the pasta is cooked in a way counter-intuitive to everything you have been taught. There is no need to wait for a huge pot of water to boil, and no need to add a ton of salt […]

Zucchini Noodle Salad Recipe with Chickpeas

Zucchini Noodle Salad Recipe with Chickpeas

This zucchini noodle salad recipe with chickpeas and fresh herbs is a refreshing summer salad that is an easy dish to add to your weekly repertoire. It’s loaded with fresh herbs and dressed simply with olive oil and lemon juice. Vegetable Noodles Truth be told, […]