Middle Eastern Food

Grilled Vegetable Haloumi & Hummas Hoagie - Food Gypsy

Grilled Vegetable Halloumi & Hummus Hoagie

July 22, 2013 | 1 Comments

From our Tastes of Summer menu, the Grilled Vegetable Halloumi & Hummus Hoagie, great grilled flavour on a Meatless Monday. Sometimes it’s the simplest of ingredients that make the best meals.  What could be easier...

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Muhammara Red Pepper Dip - Food Gypsy

Heart Healthy Muhammara Red Pepper Dip

July 8, 2013 | 5 Comments

A Middle Eastern pesto, Muhummara combines roasted red peppers with toasted walnuts, a splash of lemon juice, garlic, onions and the sweetness of pomegranate molasses for a dip that is loaded with heart healthy fats,...

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Za’atar is to Middle Eastern cooking what Herbs du Provenance is to Southern French cooking.   A spice blend so versatile and so pungent, it’s used on meats, vegetables, in rice dishes and (my favourite) Za’atar...

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Saffron - Food Gypsy

Friendship & Saffron

February 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

A package arrived in the mail from a friend, inside was a giant jar of saffron and a note that read – thinking of you.   Harvested in the fields of Iran, hand picked and sun dried, it filled the...

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Moroccan Inspired Lamb Shanks - Food Gypsy

Moroccan Inspired Lamb Shanks

January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cooked low and slow, until they’re fall off the bone tender, Moroccan Inspired Lamb Shanks is comfort food at it’s midwinter best. Warmly spiced and heavily sauced with rich, meaty intensity. There was a time when farmers couldn’t give shanks away, but...

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Sprouted hummus, raw - Food Gypsy

Sprouted Hummus Recipe

April 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

Hummus is the Arabic word for chickpea. One of the oldest foods on the planet, hummus dates back to ancient Egypt. what can we offer that is a new twist on an ancient food?...

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