Red lentils dhal

There is nothing more comforting in winter than an a earthy stew. Indeed, the body calls for hot and nutritious food when the weather is cold. The recipe I am sharing today is inpired by Indian cuisine. It is easy to make, tasty and can be prepared in large batches to be frozen. It can…

Beetroot hummus

I love mezze, antipasti, tapas… Everything that relates to aperitif! Who never ate so many appetizers, to the point of not being hungry any more at the moment of having their main course? In my opinion, appetizers are much more interesting and appetizing than main courses: they usually have beautiful colors, are presented in the…

Quick & easy red lentils hummus

Hummus, a traditional dish of eastern Mediterranean, is a real treat. Its unique flavor, its creamy texture, light sesame flavor, make it an irresistible dish. The original recipe is made – mainly with chickpeas and as tasty as nutritious – is unfortunately very long to prepare because of the soaking and cooking time. Thus, most people…

Red lentils soup – a Turkish recipe

Here is another recipe I brought back from a trip: a smooth, creamy  red lentils soup. I used to enjoy it as a starter when I travelled around Turkey, but I prepare it often as a main course at home. Red lentils do not require soaking nor long cooking time, so this recipe is perfect for…