Eggplant and Cheese pies. Turkish, traditionally made in the Jewish community in and around Istanbul. Slightly adapted from "The Book of Jewish Food" by Claudia Roden. The dough is initially cut into 2 pieces to make it more manageable than rolling out the whole thing. From each half, roll thin and cut out the smaller rounds, gather your scraps and roll again. The small filling is perfect for a 10-cm (4-inch) round folded in half. If you want to use the two halves to make a large (9-inch) double crusted pie, then add the extra egg as noted in the last step.
If you're allergic to potatoes (or just don't like them) here is a colorful and tasty rendition for Hanukkah time or anytime throughout the year. Finish with the traditional sour cream if you like. Serve hot as either a main dish or side tonight ... stuff one into a pita for a quick lunch tomorrow.
The idea for this recipe came from the booklet for my bread machine. With various tweakings it became "my" claim to bread making fame. Although I make a 6-braid challah from the dough, it could just as easily be baked off as sandwich bread.
As fast as you can heat a can of veggies you can have this special side ready to serve! I hate canned green beans yet this is one veggie my dd will eat without complaint. This forced me to find a way to make us both happy. Hope you enjoy this one!
As part of the Zaar World Tour I’ve been in search of international recipes that look and appeal to me. This recipe is from Madhur Jaffrey’s International Vegetarian. Though this dish is Syrian variations are common through out the Mediterranean. For a quick dish, you can substitute the dried peas and soaking with 3 1/2 cups of canned of black-eyed peas. If you go that route, try rinsing the beans and using a cup of vegetable broth in lieu of the cooking liquid. Don’t let the cooking time scare you off, it’s soaking and simmer time that leaves you free to tend to other things. Consider greens and rice as an accompaniment to this dish.
This is the recipe i just got from my mom. So far it is the best one i have tried. i only just realized about 3 weeks ago that i actually like caesar salad. what a surprise to me! and i have been hunting for some good dressing recipes. this one top's them all, so far...