Tag: spice

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...

Lahmacun (Turkish Pizza)

These pizzas make an interesting and unique party food. If you’re really adventurous, you can make them on the grill for the beginning of a backyard barbecue to accompany some kofta or kebabs. Just make sure your grill is clean and oiled, Brush the top of the dough with...

Caldeirada-Portuguese Fish Stew

This is a rustic stew constructed in layers cooked and served in the same pot. Use something like a Dutch oven if you are having company. This could also be made in your slow cooker, just put in the ingredients and cook on low for about 6 hours or...

Chicken Tagine with Lemon and Olives

This is a classic Moroccan dish. Serve this to friends and really impress them with your spice skills! This dish should even appeal to the kids, it’s spicy, but not hot spicy. Make it a party and serve a Moroccan dessert such as Orange Cake, and Mint Tea. Print...

Spice Trade Chronicles 2, Spain and Portugal

Moving along on our Spice Trade Chronicles, and our quest for flavor, Spain and Portugal are next on the route from the United Kingdom. Spanish explorers changed the land spice trade in  many ways. One, being that Spain is bordered on 3, almost 4, sides by ocean, and more...

Spice Trade Chronicles 1-The End of The Ancient Spice Route-The Beginning of Delicious

The Ancient Spice Route was developed out of necessity for Western Europeans from what is known as the Ancient Silk Road. After the fall of Constantinople by the Ottomans, the spice route from Asia to Western Europe, the prices of spices were too expensive due to heavy taxation. People...

Herbs and Spices That Help You Lose Belly Fat

Belly fat, aargh! This has been a life long problem. So many of us have it, so many of us don’t like it, so how do you get rid of it? Good question, there are so many “remedies” out there. Supplements that supposedly will burn that stubborn fat, diets...

gritTea Spice Grinder Review

You need a spice grinder to make fresh spice blends. I have been posting recipes that need a spice grinder of some sort to make the spice blends for quite a while now so I felt I should share a review of the newest grinder that I have been...

Love That Spice-Amplify Your Mealtime!

Spices and Herbs Can Help You Stay Healthy Never eat your snacks or meals without dressing them up first! It’s easy to make them fancy! Just like going to a concert,  you can amplify your mealtime by adding herbs and spices! Add Spices and herbs to not only make...

Herbs and Spices for Healthy Meals

We all love to eat, food brings us together. The best place to begin your culinary journey is in your own kitchen, specifically the spice cabinet. One way to bump up the nutrition in any recipe is to add herbs and spices for healthy meals! Using herbs  to flavor...