Tag Archives: couscous

Golden Vegetable Couscous

Good morning folks.  Driving to the gym in Ottawa this morning, I watched the temperature drop from -1°C (30°F) to -18°(0°F) in only four minutes, pulling out of my garage to pulling into the parking lot at GoodLife Fitness.  But what a great way to warm up and kick start my day. So I’m glad […]

My Moroccan Food-alogue Part 2 – Fes

One Night and Day in Fes We stopped at a supermarket in Fes to pick up a bottle of wine before heading to our riad.  Interesting that  the spices are sold in giant bins, just like the souks! Our riad was in the medina, the fortressed part of the old city. It was like finding a […]

Tomato Couscous Salad with Fresh Herbs

A sunny autumn day. Beautiful ripe tomatoes available in all colours and sizes. Fresh herbs also.  This is a visually awesome salad to prepare and serve.  The recipe is from Plenty, Yotam Ottolenghi’s vegetarian cookbook.  I have posted recipes from his cookbook, Jerusalem, in the past and I just adore each and every recipe I’ve tried so […]

Salmon with Za’atar

What a pleasure it is to find another simple but delicious recipe.  And this fine discovery has another of my favourite ingredients: Pomegranate molasses!  This nectar has a concentrated sweet-tart flavour and I was excited to find this Pomegranate Salmon with Za’atar that blends pomegranate molasses and za’atar together into one dish. The other exciting news here is […]