Harissa – North African Chili Sauce

Harissa is a spicy, flavorful paste created with chilies and garlic, two of my favorite ingredients. I was introduced to this absolutely delicious concoction when I lived in North Africa, many years ago. I love to just dip my pita bread in it or use it as a chili paste in my chicken/fish recipes. The […]

Perfect Basmati Rice

Basmati rice is a staple in Pakistan and India. This rice is known for its fragrant and flavorful nature. If you are learning to cook rice then my suggestion will be to start with Basmati, it is easy and forgiving to cook. With the whole spices and fresh vegetables, this rice comes to life and […]

Garbanzo Bean Cucumber Salad

I love making salads and this is one of my favorites. The fresh combination of tomatoes, cucumbers, and lime juice for a dressing is absolutely amazing! This salad is refreshing, and I also love to use the leftover salad in a sandwich/pita for lunch the next day. The very simple dressing of salt, olive oil, […]

Pineapple Salsa

This salsa is one of the easiest to make, especially if you want to be reminded of the beautiful summer times. My favorite way to serve this is on top of fish tacos, the flavors are outstanding. Imagine warm fish tacos with our Sajji Masala and this flavorful salsa on top of that, reminds me […]

Couscous and Garbanzo Recipe

Couscous is a very healthy grain and can be fairly bland unless bold flavors and fresh vegetables are added to bring out the best in it. As you know I love fresh, bold flavors which makes Couscous a very important ingredient in my kitchen to play around with. I think you will enjoy making this […]