Homemade Flatbread Dish

As much as I avoid heating up the oven during summer time – I appreciate its warmness during winter time. Also in Jordan summer has gone and the days are getting colder. In my case it means the desire for baked goodies is getting stronger. Homemade flatbread can be ready in less than ten minutes…

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Pastéis de Nata: Peerless Portuguese Pastry

First of all, I admit, I didn’t prepare the puff pastry by myself. Sorry for that. I know it’s a shame. To be honest, it seemed too much work and even more important – whenever the ‘demand’ for Natas rises it should go quick ,). I am sure you will face similar condition after trying…

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Spicy Pancake Casserole

Recently, I watched one of my favorite Cooking and Travel series ‘Shane Delia’s Spicy Journey’. A guy from Malta travels around Middle Eastern countries to find out new recipes and spices to cook nicely looking (and I guess tasty) meals. Anyhow, after I watched the series last time I was motivated enough to try a…

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Cured Jordanian Olives Rice Dish

Short before the rainy season the Jordanian olive harvesting time starts. Unfortunately, until today, I didn´t get the chance to be part of the procedure, but a Jordanian friend of mine told me all about it and of course, she brought me samples of cured olives to try. First time I tried them, I was…

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Homemade Pasta Umbricelli with Pesto Genovese

As I mentioned in my ‘Perugia’ post, Umbricelli is the traditional Umbrian pasta dish. Can´t forget the lovely taste… It´s a no-egg pasta which goes perfectly with almost every pasta sauce. This time, I would like to prepare it with a homemade Genovese pesto. The name pesto comes from the Italian word ‘pestare’ which means…

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