Category: Bahki | Lenten

  • Creamy Minestrone Soup

    Creamy Minestrone Soup

    Creamy minestrone soup is one of my favorite in the soup category. A variety of vegetables cooked together with rice and then blended in a food processor for a creamy texture. This soup tastes great if you add chicken or meat. My two boys practically grew up on this soup! A soup that has all the […]

  • Mixed Vegetable Casserole

    Mixed Vegetable Casserole

    Mixed vegetable casserole with zucchinis, eggplants, onions, bell peppers and potatoes smothered together in a garlic tomato sauce. You can use any combination of vegetables but this is the classic version. It’s a great crowd pleaser for a Lenten buffet and the perfect side dish for that Sunday roast.  Skill level: Easy Click here to […]

  • Mutabbal Baba Ghanoush

    Mutabbal Baba Ghanoush

    Mutabbal Baba Ghanoush is made with eggplants, tahini and lemon juice. A condiment that goes perfectly with any dish you make, such as lamb or chicken. You can roast them in the oven, but the best way is to grill them. You can make large quantities at one time and then freeze them in freezer safe […]

  • Okra in Garlic Tomato Sauce

    Okra in Garlic Tomato Sauce

    Okra in garlic tomato sauce might not seem very attractive at first and I must confess, it wasn’t a dish that I wanted my mom to make while growing up. Okra, in my opinion is a vegetable that “grows” on you. It’s for a more sophisticated palette. You will appreciate it more as you get […]

  • Muhammarah


    Muhammarah is made with concentrated pomegranate syrup, pepper paste, bread crumbs and coarsley ground walnuts. Concentrated pomegranate syrup is widely used in Mediterranean cuisine as an alternative to lemon juice and renders a sour flavor. Muhammarah is often served with beef or chicken mortadella. It is also served as an appetizer along side toasted pita bread. Skill […]

  • Orange Lentil Soup

    Orange Lentil Soup

    Orange lentil soup is the first thing that comes to mind when the weather turns cold after a long hot summer. This variety in my opinion is the most flavorful and has a smoother texture. As it cooks it breaks up and becomes mushy. It’s very popular in Mediterranean cuisine. It’s used in soups and during […]

  • Cauliflower Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

    Cauliflower Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

    The combination of flavors in this cauliflower sweet potato coconut curry is amazing. The ginger, garlic, coconut milk, and the spices blended together is heavenly. Both the cauliflower and the sweet potato soak up the flavor of the sauce. Serve it with a simple Basmati pilaf and make sure you have enough baguette to go […]

  • Greek Orzo Feta Salad

    Greek Orzo Feta Salad

    Greek Orzo Feta Salad is simple and refreshing. During the summer months when the weather is hot and you don’t feel like cooking, make a bowl of this salad and see how fast it will vanish. Tomatoes are so plentiful during the summer season, and you’ll find many different varieties and colors available at the […]

  • Eggplants in Tomato Sauce and Garlic Yogurt Dressing

    Eggplants in Tomato Sauce and Garlic Yogurt Dressing

    Eggplants in Tomato Sauce and Garlic Yogurt Dressing is incredibly light and a dish that’s fitting for any occasion. It goes great as a side dish for that Sunday roast, or as a buffet item for Lenten. The traditional method is to fry the eggplants and then smother the sauce over them. In this case, […]

  • Pasta Salad

    Pasta Salad

    Pasta Salad with marinated artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, corn, peas, bell peppers, mushrooms, olives and pasta, combined with a balsamic mustard dressing is absolutely delicious. It tastes even better the next day. Best way to serve this salad is at room temperature, because you will really be able to taste the vegetables and the rich dressing. […]