I think this is my favourite new dish for Winter, though I had never even heard of it before January. I’m pretty eager to try “new” Persian dishes.
I love when basil is in season. Instead of the puny grocery store offerings, I get to come home with something I would describe more like a ‘bouquet’ of basil. As I walk home from the market, the basil wafts out of my canvas bag and I try to decide what exactly to do with all of this basil. Unless I’m feeling adventurous, there is really only one answer that will suffice. PESTO.
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Shakshuka is a North African dish that is mostly eggs cooked in tomato sauce – with other things added to it to make it interesting – eaten with bread. In this case, we added colourful bell peppers, onions, and herbs. Incredibly simple – but so very good.
“Grillin’ and salad” season is in full swing. Over the next couple of months, there will be more days like today, where it’s just too hot to consider standing over the stove.