Entries by katezaidan

Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe

Recipe of the Month Malabar Style Dates Pickle Recipe  Ingredients 250 grams Medjool Dates , pitted and roughly chopped 2 tablespoon LAXMI Garlic and Ginger paste* 4 Green Chillies , finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder 3 tablespoons Vinegar 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida spice* 1 tablespoon Sugar 2 tablespoons Cooking oil 1 sprig Curry leaves* Salt […]

Fattouch Salad

Lebanese fattoush salad, derives from the Arabic word “fatteh” which translates to “crumbs.” Essentially it is a hodgepodge of lightly seasoned pita bread that is then fried and mixed in with seasonal vegetables. And the pronunciation is so much fun. Say it with us: Fa’tuuush. Ingredients: The salad 1 large Jasmine pita bread cut into triangles […]

Lebneh Frozen Yogurt

I wanted a great way to showcase all the fresh fruits coming from the market and my garden…strawberries, currents, even a few early blackberries. Let me introduce you to lebneh frozen yogurt. It is PERFECT. Lebneh is strained yogurt, thick and creamy, with virtually zero water to ice up in your ice cream maker. A […]

Buddah Bowls and How Not to Die

Our customers are so smart. Every week I learn something new and cool from them. One of my pals (@katievogel!) said it best…it’s like you are at a dinner party all week long! One of them inspired me to start making weekly “Buddah Bowls”. She told me that short grain brown rice is not only […]

Freekeh with chickpeas and mushrooms

I will forever remember freekeh as the best meal that I’ve ever eaten in a Greyhound Bus station. I guess I’m something of an anomaly. I seriously love the Greyhound Bus system. You can’t beat the price, you meet interesting people, and you are granted hours upon hours to do nothing but read, knit and […]

We’re Hiring!

Mediterranean Imports is a fun and laid-back work environment. We are a family that LOVES food, so it helps if you do to. We are a small business and consider our employees like our family (for better or worse, haha). We are looking for someone who can make at least a 1-2 year commitment, with […]