Quiches & Pizza

  • Swiss chard galette with blue cheese & sumac – Ottolenghi


    I’m a big cheese lover, proof I had a raclette party twice in October. I know it’s a lot of calories, don’t worry it was during my cheating day ( actually my hubby said it’s everyday my cheating day ) . But I have to say, that as much as I love cheese as much I hate blue cheese. The recipe is from Ottolenghi, so I said to myself he does miracles with his way to cook, there is no doubt that he can turn a blue cheese hater into a fan of it. Well needless to say I wasn’t disappointed.…

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  • Beetroot & feta galette with za’atar and honey – Sami Tamimi


    What a wonderful galette!! I loved it, all I have to say about this recipe is just do it. This recipe is taken from “Falastin” coobook. Which I had already shared some recipes of it  like :« open cauliflower pies – Sfiha», « butternut squash & saffron soup with caramelised pistachio and herb salsa », « lemon chicken with sumac & Za’atar », or this unforgettable « orange blossom, honey and Baklava semifreddo » This galette is amazing. The combination of roasted beetroot, feta, ricotta, honey and thyme, is absolutely sublime, all the ingredients go perfectly together. All wrapped up in a flaky golden pastry, perfectly flavoured…

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  • Open cauliflower pies – Sfiha


    the simplest things are often the best, and the “sfiha” also called Arab pizza is one of my favourites recipes from “Falastin” cookbook. What is sfiha ?  Sfiha or sfeeha in arabic صفيحة‎ , is a dish consisting of flatbread cooked with a minced meat topping, often lamb flavored with onion, tomato, pine nuts, and spices. It’s traditionally found in the countries of the levant, and is closely related to manakish and lahm bi’ajin  لحم بالعجين . The recipe of the day : In his book, Sami Tamimi call the “Sfiha” “open pie”. He proposes two toppings to choose, depending on if you’re a veggie or a meat person. I tried the…

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