“Grilled” Eggplant With Tahini

Grilled Eggplant with Tahini by The Graceful Kitchen

This small side dish is one of those gems I just don’t know how I ever lived without. It is extremely simple to make, so much that I consider it a “food hack” – you know, one of those things that are insanely simple but so, so good? (Why does it have to be a “but”? It seems that the BEST things out there are the simple ones!) Continue reading

Festive Stuffed Onions In Tangy Sauce

Festive Stuffed Onions in Tangy SauceMy mom always makes this dish for holiday meals. It’s one of those recipes with the satisfying quality of looking like a seriously complicated, fancy dish – while being actually incredibly simple to put together. With it’s festive look, it’s always a winning dish, and people normally ooh and aah over it when it is served (sometimes they even clap). Continue reading

Homemade Marzipan

Homemade MarzipanI have been making stuff with marzipan lately… I know I kept saying that I will show you guys how to make homemade marzipan (which is ridiculously easy, as you will soon see), but every time I made it I ended up using it for the other recipes before I could take any decent pictures… So I finally decided I will make marzipan for the sole purpose of putting it up here, so that once and for all, it can get the attention it deserves.  Continue reading