Za’atar Sweet Potato Hash

My Mother-in-law brought us a giant baggie of za’artar and it’s been sitting in my cupboard for quite a while now. I’m not quite sure what the shelf life of za’artar is, but I’m pretty sure it isn’t forever; despite what the Lebanese balls-and-chain says. So I finally decided that it was time to crack it…

Sweet Potato Cake

Ingredients Sweet potato Eggs Salt & Pepper Cinnamon Grate a large sweet potato with the large grater. Mix sweet potato with salt, pepper, cinnamon and an egg. Heat skillet with plenty of oil. Press sweet potato in a thick cake and fry until brown. Flip carefully with the help of a spatula and plate and…

Summer Steak Fajitas

People here in Geneva don’t consider air-conditioners necessary, and that’s something that I will never understand. Its been sweltering for months now, and when everybody is standing in a pool of their own sweat, I think it’s time to reconsider. This recipe requires a grand total of 10 mins in front of the stove and…

Cinnamon-stuffed Raisin Braid Bread

Ingredients 1 egg 1/4 cup milk 3/4 cup warm water 1/4 cup softened butter 1/3 cup white sugar 1 tsp salt 3 1/2 cup bread flour 2 tsp dry yeast 1/2 cup raisins Filling 1⁄3cup butter, softened 1⁄3cup white sugar & brown sugar mixed 4 teaspoon cinnamon Brush on top Milk Put all wet ingredients…

Singapore Curry Chicken with Quick Bread

Ok people of the western world, I forgive you for the travesty that is “Singapore Noodles”. No, it does not exist in Singapore and no, it doesn’t taste like any Singaporean dish. However, what you should try is Singapore Curry Chicken (obviously we don’t call it that, you don’t specify to every waiter that you’re…

Watermelon sour slushie

The allergic-to-using-the-shoe-rack-man and I went to Geneva street food festival today. It was sweltering and the food wholly disappointing. The strangest thing though, was that there were hardly any drinks for sale that didn’t consist of alcohol or come in a plastic bottle.  So by the time we got home, I was craving for a…

Niçoise Pasta Salad

Summer is upon us. So I decided to put away my sweaters, scarves, wooly pjs and apparently my appetite too.  Thus I had to find something light and refreshing for dinner. Which will also use up the two frozen tuna steaks in my freezer that was nearing the recommended consume-by date.  Ingredients  2 tuna steaks…