Halloumi pistachio Baklava with rose water syrup

Thank you Yotam Ottoloneghi for existing and for sharing this recipe with us, the humble world! As much as I love walnuts, my bf is allergic to it so I switched for a mix of pistachios and cashew nuts instead. The rest of the recipe is the same, maybe with a little bit more sugar…

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How to make baba ganoush

Two ways. One Romanian, one Levantine. Only that we Romanians don’t call it baba ganoush but eggplant salad, Salată de vinete. Traditionally, baba ganoush is made with olive oil, tahini and spices while the Romanian version is simpler, requiring just chopped onion and oil. Either way, it is the same technique and with no further…

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Ep. 4: Cream cheese

Homemade cream cheese, that’s right. It only takes you 2 minutes and 1-3 days but other than that this project is your perfect healthier alternative to the store bought cream cheese. In today’s post I will be showing you how to make cream cheese 4 ways: low fat, high fat, goat cream cheese and vegan…

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Ep. 3: Craft butter

A thing millennials are interested in, apparently. But that aside, this is another 5 minute project meant to impress whomever. What you see here is the butter I made on the last post to which I added: orange-rosemary-sea salt, perfect for an extra kick to your chicken; thyme-lime, perfect for your eggplants and stews; sea…

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Ep. 2: Homemade Butter

You don’t need to be any milkmaid to make your own butter. All you need is a jar and some heavy cream. Or a food processor if you didn’t break yours like I did. The recipe is pretty straight forward. You’ll need some heavy cream if you buy it from the supermarket or some high…

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