Eggplant, spinach and Bocconcini rolls with tomato sauce and basil.
Mezze / Side dishes / Modern Australian / Recipes / Vegetarian

Eggplant, spinach and Bocconcini rolls with tomato sauce and basil.

Eggplant is one of my favourite vegetables, but when you combine it with Fetta, spinach, and a rich tomato sauce, it becomes irresistible. This dish is just so tasty and I love that it is so easy to prepare. I use a Cyprian sheep Fetta, and I absolutely like its creamy taste and that it’s … Continue reading

Silverbeet, potato and chickpea salad with tahini and lemon dressing
Lebanese Dishes / Mezze / Side dishes / Vegan / Vegetarian

Silverbeet, potato and chickpea salad with tahini and lemon dressing

This is the season for silverbeet or chard, and I love to serve this salad warm in winter. This particular salad uses the stalks of the silverbeet which many people tend to discard. It is my version of a Lebanese salad which was invented to make use of the stalks which are usually left behind … Continue reading

Mediterranean style rice paper rolls with grilled asparagus and haloumi
Mezze / Side dishes / Modern Australian / Vegetarian

Mediterranean style rice paper rolls with grilled asparagus and haloumi

Taking a bite out of these rolls, is like having all the flavours of an antipasto platter exploding in your mouth at the same time. Absolutely delicious and so light, it is my Mediterranean twist on the very popular ‘Vietnamese rice paper rolls’. I wanted a gluten-free and light alternative to the usual crusty bread piled … Continue reading

Grilled fig salad with pomegranate molasses and caramelised walnuts.
Mezze / Side dishes / Modern Australian / Salads

Grilled fig salad with pomegranate molasses and caramelised walnuts.

The sweet and salty flavours pair so well in this refreshing salad. It has various textures too which makes it a delight to the palette. Note: for a vegetarian option, omit the prosciutto and scatter extra cheese pieces on top of salad. Serves: Two people Prep Time: 15 min Cooking time: 5 min 4 figs … Continue reading

Artichoke hearts and broad beans with coriander and lemon.
Lebanese Dishes / Mezze / Side dishes / Recipes / Vegetarian

Artichoke hearts and broad beans with coriander and lemon.

As of early last year I started cutting down on consuming animal products, and as a result I was constantly coming up with new vegetarian dishes. This is one of them. The lemon and coriander bring out the flavour of the artichoke really well. Serve extra virgin olive oil and lemon wedges separately.This is a … Continue reading