Koshari & Baharat – 2 Jewels of Egypt

Koshari is the national dish of Egypt … and deservingly so. The texture, the aroma, the taste … it’s something that needs to be internationally recognized. So until that happens, we’re going to pay homage to it here on our blog. The main ingredients are rice, macaroni, brown lentils, and garbanzo beans (a.k.a. chickpeas). This…

Our Take on the Cook the Book Challenge, Week 1

In a previous blog post we stated there was a slight mix-up on our end regarding Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s recipe, Warm Quinoa with Vegetables and Eggs. Well, as promised, here’s our take on that dish. Our version has some of the same ingredients: like quinoa and an egg. But it also introduces a variety of…