This week has become a bit colder and rainy, which I suppose means we’re getting full on into the summer!Continue reading “Self isolation, week 12: we get a very special brewing kit, the cast iron pan is brought back from exile, we have a very Valencian Sunday, some shops reopen, and I am also really fed up”
One of my favourite things from this week is, without a doubt, Devvers’ fabulous inventiveness with all these random groceries that have been delivered to us in “Surprise boxes”. We’ve been eating delicious dishes that I would not have thought of eating with those ingredients, it’s great!
We’ve also been channeling our inner Persian, which is fabulous as well, and makes us think of our Iranian friends and the magnificent feasts they host at their house. We miss them 🤗Continue reading “Self isolation, week 7: Persian-fusion, and Devvers is on a ROLL”
We sourced a few good looking artichokes at Natoora and I couldn’t resist turning them into a lightweight dinner! This style of dinner is very common around my home area as it won’t have you digesting heavy stuff for hours, and so you can sleep well. Continue reading “Roasted artichokes”
These sandwiches are impossible to eat without making a mess, but they’re really delicious. The first time my partner made them, I requested we had them again the next day! ?
We normally make them as rolls, using tortilla wraps, but today I was feeling innovative and went for pitta breads.
- Halloumi cheese
- Lettuce (romaine)
- Mint leaves
- Pitta bread or tortilla wraps or similar
- Olive oil
- Optional: olives for extra juiciness
Slice the halloumi and fry it in a pan until it takes some colour. Initially it might be quite watery, the colour will start showing up once the water evaporates. Then leave aside.
In parallel, have a veggie washing and slicing party. It should eventually look like this, ready to be assembled in your bread or tortilla:
Captain Obvious says: If you’re using pitta breads, you’ll have to slice them open before you put the ingredients in ✌?
Place the flattest ingredients first: cucumber, halloumi. Then the rest.
Add a little olive oil, and they’re ready to be eaten!
This is such a great combination of amazing flavours. Also, I will use this opportunity to say that halloumi cheese is one of the best things in Earth ??? … possibly one of humankind’s greatest achievements too!
I was feeling really lazy today so I decided to use a can of chickpeas instead of cooking lentils to prepare tomorrow’s lunch box. I feel that chickpeas go really well with cumin seeds. Continue reading “Chickpea salad”