Babaganoush

Just by its name, it sounds worth trying, right? 🙂

My initial exposure to middle eastern food was hummus and pita, then tzatziki and falafel. That was it for many years. Then I slowly started discovering the meats, wraps, couscous, babaganoush and other gorgeous food. The love has just been growing since!

Babaganoush not only sounds delightful but tastes amazing as well. A great dip to have with your mezze platter.

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Super Easy Hummus

When we were younger, Dad would take us out for scrumptious meals on special occasions. Birthdays, anniversaries, good exam results – any of these qualified for a nice meal outside. An amazing treat for a family of foodies 🙂 On many such occasions we used to go to a nice hotel for a lavish buffet. As kids we were thrilled with the idea of so many options to choose from and with the potential to eat many helpings of things we liked!

I first tried hummus at one of these buffets. It was my first introductions to Middle Eastern/Mediterranean cuisine and I was hooked. This luscious, creamy, nutty, garlicky goodness was addictive! I would eat it plain, with pita, with veggies – you name it.

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