Monthly Archives: "June 2012"

Roasted Eggplant Hummus

June 26, 2012 | 5 Comments

If you are following me on Facebook, you’ll notice my Thursday night routine often includes a variation a hummus theme.  When I was asked to share a recipe with My Imperfect kitchen, I thought that...

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Quinoa Felafel

Falafel Flavored Quinoa Burgers

June 24, 2012 | 21 Comments

The leftover dilemma arrives every week.  Some time between lunch and dinner time on Sunday I realize the fridge is full of food but I don’t want to re-eat Friday night dinner for the next...

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Soaking Chickpeas

How to Cook Chickpeas

June 22, 2012 | 12 Comments

I make a lot of hummus.  I love the chickpea.  If you've visited This American Bite before, this comes as no surprise.  You'll also know that I prefer to used dried Read More →

No matter how much I enjoy a salad, I can never create it.  When you say “salad” I hear “chopped Israeli salad” even though I know very well that there is no limit to the...

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This week’s menu didn’t quite go to plan. We went from intimate “one-pot” dinner to cooking for ten, plus kids and I thank our freezer for defrosting mid-week for the feast we’re going to enjoy...

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Marmite: Lover or Hater?

June 11, 2012 | 6 Comments

The British and South African’s have a love-hate relationship with Marmite.  Marmite is a yeast based spread rich in vitamin B12 that was the PBJ to my sandwich...

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Raw Zucchini Salad

June 6, 2012 | 25 Comments

Summer as an adult is bitter-sweet.  The days are brighter, warmer and longer while the evenings quickly fill up with BBQ, outdoor concerts and pool parties.  School is out and it’s the season of fun...

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Green Shakshuka for Breakfast

June 4, 2012 | 18 Comments

As we stroll into the second half of 2012, I share this milestone with you – this is my 50th blot post.  It has been a struggle to write for the last few weeks and...

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