Ingredient: Black Pepper

Blackened Spice Blend

This is one of those Spice Mixes that you can use for almost anything. It’s a quick marinade if you make a paste with some olive oil, or just sprinkle it on any protein or vegetable before grilling to ramp it up to another level. You can adjust the...

Simply Chana Masala

Chana Masala is a basic recipe for chick peas. This is the most popular and easy recipe for Indian food. If you are new to starting to cook Indian dishes, this is a good place to start. This uses a ready made Chana Masala Spice Mix which gives you...

Homemade Indian Curry Powder

The Curry Powder can be as spicy as you like to make it. This is a basic curry powder and you can use this is any recipe that calls for “generic” curry powder. Use to flavor meats, rice dishes, soups, sauces, or vegetables. To make a paste for a...

Homemade Falafel With Two Sauces

Traditional falafel is made from ground chickpeas or fava beans with lots of herbs and spices. The greener the color, the more tasty they are. I haven’t included a Tahini Sauce, which is usually served with Falafel because I’m not a fan. I haven’t been able to come up...

Easy Tabouli Salad

I love this salad, I make it a lot in the summer when I have tons of fresh herbs in my garden. I get in the mood for falafel and just have to have this salad with it along with freshly made hummus. If you don’t like mint, use...

Advieh (Persian Spice Mix)

This spice mix is delicious, it’s fragrant and can be used to simply season meat before grilling, or add it to rice dishes. The rose petals can be hard to find, but I have the place. Click here to get some today! There are many variations made specifically for...