Oct 9, 2012

Kay’s Musakhan

I’ve been intrigued by Mushakan—a Palestinian dish made of chicken and onions, seasoned with sumac, and baked on top of mountain lavash or Saj bread—ever since I saw Bobby Chinn prepare it during World Cafe Middle East. So when Róisín mailed me a bottle of Sumac, I already knew what I’d be using it for. The bread used in the authentic recipe is near impossible to come by for a Dutch…

Oct 4, 2012

Onion, Bacon & Gruyere Quiche

The days of crisp salads and light fruit cocktails are over. Oh yeah, they’re gone alright. It’s time for Autumn food! Can you tell I have a thing for rich, nourishing, and abundant autumn dishes? Casseroles, savoury pies, soups, stews… you name it, I’ll make it. Today I’m celebrating the start of autumn with the ultimate comfort food: a simple and fast onion quiche. Nothing fancy. Cheating a bit even…