Tag Archive for 7 Spices

Palestinian Moussaka Beitinjaan (Eggplant & Tomato Layered Dish) [GF; VO]

A creamy eggplant dish paired with the rich flavorful combo of tomatoes and spices.   My children love vegetables, some more than others. Eggplant is a loved vegetable in my family because it’s versatile. There are many traditional Middle Eastern dishes that use eggplant as the main ingredient. Moussaka is well known all over the Middle East and made differently…

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Baked Salmon Topped with Veggies (GF)

Delectable omega-3s baked in spices and veggies to satisfy your fish cravings!   I absolutely love seafood. I love all kinds of seafood. So, after I got married, I was surprised to find out my husband doesn’t like seafood at all. He refused to eat it… Until I starting experimenting with different recipes of vegetables and spices to add flavor…

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Spinach Stew (GF; VO)

One of the world’s healthiest foods in a delicious stew. Popeye would approve! You don’t often hear of children loving their green vegetables, and especially not spinach. When I first became a mother, friends told me stories of how they made sure they had their children watch shows like Popeye to show their kids how important it was to eat…

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Rice

Rice is a staple in all Middle Eastern households. It can be eaten with almost any Middle Eastern dish, especially stews. Making plain rice is very easy, but it’s the spices and the way you make it that makes all the difference. It can also be topped with all kinds of vegetables. Sahtein! Enjoy!   Topped with green olives and Mediterranean…

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The Seven Spices

  The Seven Spices are the essential spices used in every Middle Eastern meal.    Check out my video on my YouTube Channel, Stitching Cuisines, to see me explain each spice and how they should be prepared.   Cardamom   Cinnamon    Dried Cloves   Black Pepper   Cumin   Nutmeg   Safflower   Notes: The amount of spices used…

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