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Kholrabi and Persimmon Chopped Salad

I mentioned in a previous post two weeks ago winter had visited… now it looks like our cold spell has passed and with no rain so far. The weather is really beautiful and a lovely time of year for all who live and visit sunny Bahrain. And across the island, it’s the season for firing up the  barbecue and serving plenty of salads on the side. Continue reading

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Spiralized Courgettes, Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Coriander and Pistachio Pesto

courtettes-with-pasta-and-pestoRecently I caved in and bought a spiralizer, with different graters and julienne peelers already in my kitchen, I really didn’t think I needed another gadget. It was my daughter who really wanted one and I have to say, do love using it. You can use a julienne peeler to make ribbons too, but you wont get that spaghetti look. Continue reading

Green Beans and Freekeh Salad with Tahini Sauce

Green Beans and Freekeh Salad with Tahini SauceFreekeh (pronounced freak-uh) is a healthy whole grain food and is young green wheat that goes through a process of roasting, is then cracked or left whole. Really love the smokey flavor and nutty texture of freekeh and like other grains, perfect in salads. Freekeh is high in fiber, protein and iron and has become another favorite in our kitchen and we love this salad of green beans and freekeh with tahini.

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