Veggie dumplings

Filling ingredients 1 tbsp minced ginger 1 small onion, chopped finely 4 shiitake mushrooms, chopped finely 1½ cups cabbage, chopped finely 1 large carrot, chopped finely 1 bunch chives, finely chopped 2 dashes of white pepper Sesame oil Shaoxing wine Soy sauce 1 tbsp Sugar Chop up everything, then cook in a bit of oil in a pan…

Dumpling Skin

Dumpling skin 2 cups  plain flour ½ cup water + 3 tbsp Mix flour with 1/2 cup water and stir. Once absorbed, start knead with your hands. add water a tablespoon at a time and knead until forms a ball. Cover with a damp towel and let rest for at least one hour, but preferably two…

Lebanese Couscous & Green Beans

Lebanese couscous, or according to the internet, is also known as giant couscous or pearl couscous. This dish in particular, which is cooked in chicken broth and served with chicken, is known as Moghrabieh. And I served it with this Lebanese green bean dish, which although can be served warm, tastes better cold. I know…

Chickpea curry and coconut rice

I already have about six servings of lemony lentil soup in my freezer and I’ve just added four servings of chickpea curry to it. It just makes sense to cook in bulk and heat it up later but my freezer is starting to look like I’m preparing for an apocalypse. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Ingredients 1.5 cup dry chickpeas…

Leftover bruschetta

With leftover ingredients from my lemony lentil soup recipe, I made some fresh salsa bruschetta to munch on while I waited for the soup to boil. Ingredients 1 large tomato, diced 2 small cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped 1 wedge lemon, squeezed, crusty bread slices olive oil In olive oil, cook garlic until…

Lemony lentil soup (Adas bil Hamod)

So I’ve just returned to Geneva after a month long trip to Singapore, Lebanon and the French Riviera. Whilst in Lebanon, I’ve had the good fortune to try new Lebanese dishes as my family were invited to several dinner parties. I feel that a lot of Lebanese cuisine is hidden within the family home. The restaurant…

Caramelised Onion Tart

Do I really need to write a recipe for this one? All it took was tons of onions and frozen puff pastry for an easy dinner that only took half a decade to make. Yeah, caramelising onions takes FOREVER. But it’s a cheap dish to make and it seems like something a sophisticated adult would…