Steak Shawarma

Steak Shawarma - Changing Up One of Our Favorites One of our favorite meals is Chicken Shawarma. This dish is full of flavor, the house smells amazing, it goes great with a fresh salad on the side. Matt was curious and wanted to know what the marinade we use would…

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Pumpkin Everything! 9 Dishes From Around the World

Pumpkin Recipes for Every Meal Fall: leaves changing colors, chunky sweaters, football, chilly weather, and of course PUMPKIN! Pumpkin flavored everything is out this time of year: coffee, ice cream, cereal, candy, you name it. Photo by Marius Ciocirlan on Unsplash Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching. The thought occurred to me…

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Creamy Jalapeno Hummus

Creamy Jalapeno Hummus - A Spicy Treat Hummus, the creamy dip perfect with vegetables, bread, crackers, and more. We love hummus; however, never thought to actually make it ourselves. There is a debate as to whether or not this dish is Greek or Egyptian. According to the website The Spruce…

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Sambousek – A First Attempt

Sambousek - What went wrong...and ended up right? Sambousek, a seemingly simple recipe. It all started out well. Found the recipe on Pinterest, it sounded fantastic. According to the blog post where the original recipe is, it is a popular dish in Egypt, an area of the world I am…

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Lebanese Inspired Rice

Lebanese Inspired Rice - Interestingly Delicious I've been searching for different recipes around the world lately to save to Pinterest. It's time to refresh our senses and our palettes. After finding a few recipes for Lebanese Rice, I found one that I felt was best suited for me. Because I…

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Shawarma and Salad, A Perfect Combination

Shawarma and Greek Salad - So Good Together Tonight for dinner we made one of our absolute favorite meals. Oven-Roasted Chicken Shawarma. We paired it with a Greek inspired salad we discovered years ago. They ended up a perfect pairing. What is Shawarma? Well, according to Wikipedia: Shawarma (/ʃəˈwɑːrmə/; Arabic:…

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Around The World via Food

Around the World in Southern California We're Matt and Lora. We reside in Southern California, which is a melting pot of nationalities, food, and traditions from all around the world. In October 2016, we had attended a Greek Festival and absolutely loved the entire experience: the food, the music, and…

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