Tag Archives: Middle East

Quick Hummus with Canned Chickpeas (5 minutes)

February 20, 2023

Smooth and creamy hummus comes together in only 5 minutes with very few ingredients. Using canned chickpeas is key!

Tabbouleh – My Favorite Potluck Salad

June 23, 2017

If you’re invited to a potluck or picnic, what do you bring? I usually sign up for dessert, and bring my genius 2-ingredient chocolate mousse, which is particularly great during the colder months. It’s easy to make and everybody looooooved it so far.   However, during the hotter summer months, I do prefer a dish that is made to sit around in hot climate and doesn’t change much taste- or… continue reading »


August 29, 2014

When we lived in Vienna (the actual big version of this blog), we ate hummus all the time. Not only are there a lot of Turkish grocery stores, but also some really good Turkish restaurants (people from Turkey are the 3rd largest ethnic group in Austria) – and guess what they all serve: yes, hummus. A few years back, I started experimenting with hummus myself, and was just surprised, how easy it was. From… continue reading »

Chickpea Salad (Salatit Hummus Maslouq)

August 25, 2014

This salad is just about to become my preferred summer salad. Of course it contains chickpeas but it also features cherry tomatoes, red bell pepper, cucumber, radishes, and a few crumbs of feta cheese. That sounds like a perfect mixture for me. All this is tossed with a dressing made of olive oil (not the cheap stuff) and lime juice. For the extra kick, you wanna add fresh herbs like parsley and mint…. continue reading »