Keyword: spice mix

Jamaican Curry Powder

Jamaican Curry Powder is your basic spice mix. This mix doesn’t contain garlic, ginger or chili because most Jamaican recipes add these flavorings fresh in the recipe so this redundancy is not necessary. This also makes for a much fresher tasting dish. These spices can be found in the...

Vegan Sancocho, My Way

I promised that I would supply vegetarian alternatives to many of the meat based recipes that I post for the Caribbean. Vegan Sancocho, My Way, is probably going to make some people upset because of the “no meat” thing, but it is so good! I wanted to give this...

Chana Masala Spice Blend

You can use Chana Masala Spice Mix as a short cut to a quick week night vegetarian meal. Once you have this mix in your pantry, the dish comes together quickly. If you have an Indian market near you, you can probably find all the spices listed, if you...

Garam Masala

Garam Masala is the spice mix that all Indian kitchens have on hand. Each region has its own style, and you can feel free to change amounts according to your own taste. There is no right or wrong. I’ve included two different mixes, one from whole seeds, which has...

Awesome Vegetable Vindaloo

I put this recipe together by reading a whole lot of recipes and finding out exactly what Vindaloo is supposed to taste like. I know this is not exactly authentic, but it was so good! I made 2 servings because there are just two of us, but this was spot...

Banana Bread with Hawaij Streusel

Banana Bread with Hawaij Streusel I have pretty much made a perfect loaf of banana bread. Hawaij is a seasoning from Yemen and it is my new favorite blend! This loaf smells scrumptious while it’s baking! The banana flavor is in the background with the warm spices flowing through...

One Pan Persian-Spiced Chicken

I love one pan dinners. They are especially great on weeknights when you just want to make and eat supper and not have to spend a lot of time cleaning up afterwards. This is where parchment paper comes in, just line your baking sheet and throw away the mess!...

The Best Middle Eastern Rice and Beans

I love rice and beans. I got hooked when I tried Cuban rice and beans at a little restaurant on a single strip airport in Florida. From there, I decided that I would try it every time I see it on a menu. This recipe is a cross between...

One Pan Chicken and Beet Noodles

This was a quick meal I whipped up on a Saturday night. I must say, it was pretty tasty. It was fast, and had little to no clean up. Print Recipe One Pan Chicken and Beet Noodles Course Main Dish, Spice Mix, World Recipes Cuisine American, Middle Eastern Keyword...

Adas Polo Ba Morgh (Chicken Rice and Lentil Pilaf)

Serve this fancy chicken pilaf at your next dinner party when you want to give your guests or family an exotic experience. This fragrant dish is sure to please young and old. The coolest thing about this dish is, if you have a vegetarian among your guests, you can...