Pea and Cashew Dip by Lea Hogg, Malta
‘from Turkey to Israel, this Middle Eastern dip originates from Egypt and has become the most popular dip in the world today. So many versions around but I always follow the Lebanese recipe from my childhood. The difference in my recipe today is that instead of using chickpeas I use gram flour [chickpea flour or besan] which gives a creamier texture and is … Read More Hummus bi Tahini using chickpea flour
A public holiday with much celebration, a regatta, Victory Day and and the feast of ‘Marija Bambina‘ It is hot and humid, very humid and at around 7 pm local time we start to feel a gentle and welcome breeze. I love the heat but the high level of humidity makes the day uncomfortable unless you are enjoying a day at the beach. My … Read More Minty Favetta dip and Regatta Day
We are always too short of time to spend hours in the kitchen and quick dips are always the perfect solution for entertaining a large crowd outdoors. Here are some quick dips I made on tv recently
Serve with fresh bread, vegetable crudités, potato skins and galletti.
After years of living in the Middle East, I like my hummus to be authentic. I am seeing more dips being referred to as hummus, some even looking and tasting more of guacamole. An injustice to the queen of dips. I combine chickpeas with peanuts for chickpeanut dip and serve it with fresh raw french beans and cucumber in a glass, bambinella fresh … Read More Chickpeanut dip with freshly pressed olive oil
Still in a mood where I want to see vibrant colors in my food to compliment the holidays, I made a guacamole dip yesterday. As long as the avocados are ripe and you squeeze lime juice straight away to prevent it from loosing its color, you cannot ever go wrong with this dip. I usually like mine with chunks in it, more texture, but … Read More A smooth and spicy guacamole dip …