Tag Archives: middle eastern-ish

pita bread

It’s finally cool enough out to make me want to bake, so we are back to making all our own bread. I like to make a triple-batch of pita bread, because I can throw it into a bag and into … Continue reading

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hummus pizza

Pizza is such an easy thing to make – I spend 10 minutes mixing the dough the night before, take it out of the fridge around 5, mess with it for a few minutes at 5:45 and again at 6:30, … Continue reading

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middle eastern chickpeas with spinach

This meal is comforting yet tangy and interesting – perfect for a cool spring evening in Madison.  It calls for a pinch of saffron in the beans, but we didn’t want to splurge on that, and it was still delicious.  … Continue reading

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hummus

fresh bean preamble: Hummus is quite quick and simple to make if you use canned chickpeas. However, I find the flavor is so much better with chickpeas cooked from dried beans. Soak them overnight (or a quick soak: boil beans … Continue reading

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