Side Dish

Pissaladière w/ Caramelized Onions & Mushrooms

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by Sara Hafiz on October 11, 2010

There is something special about Autumn!  When it’s a bit nippy outside and I can hear the children playing in the colorful leaves, I just love to hang out in my kitchen!  I especially love to bake savory tarts  or roast a  chicken for dinner. Pissaladière is a savory, Provencal onion tart layered with olives, [...]


Harissa, a staple in North African cuisine, is a fiery yet delicious chile sauce popular throughout Morocco, Algeria & Tunisia. It can be served as a condiment or a dip for a warm crusty bread. Harissa is perfect for Tagines & Couscous to give the dish it’s prominent pungent chile taste. Please Click Here to [...]


Lebanese style String Beans recipe was inspired by my dearest friend The Eclectic Gourmet! She is a wonderful friend whom I have known for over ten years. She is a generous, kind, loving, intelligent & a fun loving person. Good friends are such a rare commodity these days, that’s why I think we should cherish [...]


~Grilled Mutton Chops w/Saffron Rice~

by Sara Hafiz on April 8, 2010

I know what you guys are thinking what in the world is “Mutton”. Well my friends “Mutton” is another name for Goat meat. “But how does it taste you ask”? Well it tastes  like chicken! Just Kidding!!!   Actually Mutton Chops are very similar to Lamb Chops, although I feel that Mutton or Goat meat [...]


~Grilled Eggplant with a Spicy Tomato Sauce~

by Sara Hafiz on March 28, 2010

♦ ♥ Recipe adapted from Author Claudia Roden’sThe New Book of Middle Eastern Food I am always looking for new eggplant recipes. I love eggplants. I think that eggplants are the most versatile of a  vegetable around. I use them in so many different dishes and eggplants are also International. They are used vastly in Italian, Greek, [...]


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