Browsing Category

Appetisers

Brazilian Churrascaria Style Grilled Pineapple

brazilian cinnamon grilled pineapple

No need to go to a Brazilian churrascaria to indulge on cinnamon grilled pineapples! Make this easy grilling recipe at home in summer or any time of the year when you want a quick dessert. A great side for meats, even better topped with some ice cream. Grill these churrascaria style pineapple today! The first time I heard of grilling pineapple was on Oprah. I vaguely remember a retired sports…

Continue Reading

Galouti Kebab with Mint Cucumber Dip

Galouti Kebab Mint Yoghurt Dip

Today, I have for you another summer grilling recipe that you may not have tried before – Indian Galouti Kebab accompanied by a cooling cucumber and mint yoghurt dip. Lamb mince is flavoured with spices and herbs, and grilled just right to keep it moist. Served with a refreshing dip that will become a BBQ staple and great with any grilled meat (or veggies). Watch how to make Galouti Kebab and…

Continue Reading

Ktaifi Karides – Turkish Prawns with Red Bell Pepper Dip

ktaifi karides prawns ktaifi phyllo

Ktaifi Karides (garides kataifi in Greek)  is a Turkish prawn recipe where plump prawns are wrapped in ktaifi pastry and baked. It is often served with Muhammara, a roasted bell pepper and walnut dip. This is a beautiful appetiser that is going to leave your guests wanting more. Serve it on a platter or on individual spoons. Ktaifi Karides is a real crowd pleaser!  I had the opportunity to write…

Continue Reading

Muhammara – Roasted Red Pepper and Walnut Dip

muhammara red pepper walnut dip

Today, I have for you a roasted red pepper dip that is going to become the Queen of dips in your household (the King has GOT to be hummus!). Combined with walnuts, breadcrumbs, pomegranate molasses and chilli flakes, Muhammara is a Middle Eastern dip that satisfies all flavour profiles – from sweet to sour to spicy. Watch how to make Muhammara at the end of post The origins of Muhammara…

Continue Reading