Cashew orange tahini dressing

This cashew orange tahini dressing tastes so delicious to mix into your salad or roasted vegetables. I combine this dressing with roasted butternut squash and boiled beluga lentils. Very simple ingredients and took only 5 minutes to make.

Baba ghanoush

Finally I can make baba ghanoush, the first time I knew it was as I worked at 5-star hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia. One of the menu is Lebanese mezze platter; it’s selection of small dishes serve as appetizer. The mezze platter consist of  hummus, tabbouleh, baba ghanoush, köfte and pita bread. I’ve made hummus before… [read more]

Sesame Seed Cookies

Cookies time…., yup I love cookies but normally too lazy to make it. I always bought cookies but some of them are too sweet for me. Homemade cookies are the best. This time I made sesame seed cookies, I have stock of tahini paste in the refrigerator and I always have sesame seeds at home.… [read more]

Carrot Salad with Tahini Dressing

Veggie day for us….for dinner, I’ve prepared this delicious salad as appetizer, it’s carrot salad with tahini dressing. At the beginning, I was planning to make carrot noodle, but I didn’t have special machine for that, so I just grated the carrot. In a bowl, I combined the dressing mixture such as; tahini, garlic, fresh… [read more]

Peanut Butter Sesame Tahini Ginger Sauce

Peanut butter sesame tahini ginger sauce….sound interesting right? This sauce I made as a dip/sauce for baked sesame seeds tofu sticks, it was yummy appetizer ever! This sauce has Asian touch with mixture of peanut butter, sesame seeds, tahini and ginger. Try it, you will not regret it.

Spinach Salad Sesame Soy Sauce Dressing

I’ve made this Spinach salad sesame soy sauce dressing as appetizer. On this recipe I used fresh spinach and boiled it for few second and pour in cold water to halt the cooking process (blanching). For the dressing, I mixed tahini, soy sauce, rice wine, sesame seeds and sugar. Stir in boiled spinach and ready… [read more]

Homemade Hummus

Few days ago I posted how to cook dried chickpeas, it’s the basic salad additional for salad or hummus like I’m going to post now. My first met with hummus was, as I worked at hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia.  They provide international foods, such as food from Middle East. Hummus means “chickpeas” in Arabis word,… [read more]