This Eggplant with Tahini and Spiced Hazelnuts is a riff on a classic Middle Eastern recipe. You will often find roasted eggplant served with lemony, garlicky tahini and topped with chickpeas. Sometimes the eggplant is simply roasted in the oven. Other times it’s grilled over charcoal. The chickpeas can be stewed or they can be toasted. Either way, it’s a delicious paring and even more so when you’ve got the beautiful, silky tahini holding it all together. The first time I made this dish I did it with chickpeas instead of the hazelnuts you see here. Partly because I...Read More
This Whole30 Ropa Vieja (which literally translates to ‘old clothes’ in Spanish) is a super easy and delicious Cuban dish that is perfect for meal prep or a hearty weeknight dinner. Ropa Vieja is the dish I seek out in Cuban restaurants and the one I associate with my childhood visiting my grandparents in Miami. No, I’m not Cuban, or Latino for that matter. I’m a Toronto-born, Russian Jew, but my grandparents made the eventual pilgrimage (read: retirement) to Miami after living in New York so I spent my summers eating at some top-notch Cuban joints. My Ropa Vieja...Read More
There is nothing more Primal than starting a fire and grilling some meat! Sometimes, however, grilling just isn’t an option (thanks Canada!) Don’t fret, this kebob recipe will show you how to make the most of your indoor cooking.
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