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Algerian meatballs with chickpeas

22 Jun

algerian meatballs

This Algerian recipe for m’touem b’marqa hamra (meatballs and chickpeas in garlicky red sauce) is awesome. Meatballs are a bit time consuming, but worth the effort for this dish. I found the recipe on The Teal Tadgine website, and followed it pretty much as written. It claims to serve four to six people, but if it had made more, the four of us would have eaten it. Continue reading

Pizza

20 Jun

pizza

I served pizza and tiramisu for our Italian World Cup meal. I sometimes make a double batch of pizza dough and freeze half, which makes homemade pizza an easy weekday option. I copied the dough recipe from a magazine many years ago… Continue reading

Lamb souvlaki with tzatziki

19 Jun

lamb souvlaki

For the lamb souvlaki, I used a marinade recipe from chef Simon Rimmer. I left the meat in the fridge overnight, and just whacked it onto skewers and the barbeque when I got back from work in the evening. Continue reading

N’dolé aux crevettes

18 Jun

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I adapted this recipe from the one I found on the Celtnet website. Continue reading

Chicken fessenjoon with rice

16 Jun

fessenjoon

Tonight’s dinner comes from Iran – chicken fessenjoon (chicken cooked in a pomegranate-walnut sauce) – served over steamed rice. While I was seeking out dried golden plums at the Persian grocers, I picked up some dried limes as well. I broke a couple up in the mortar before steeping in boiling water to make a delicious  lime tea. This recipe is from the Food 52 website (with minor adjustments). Continue reading