Stovetop Chicken Shawarma

Stovetop Chicken Shawarma

This stovetop chicken shawarma isn't slow roasted on a spit like traditional shawarma, but it has all the flavor and texture. Promise. The trick is in the cooking temperatures and a killer marinade that gives this amazing flavor. This shawarma is quick to make and is great in wraps, pita pockets and salads. Make a batch and keep it in your fridge and you'll have multiple lunch or dinner options ready in minutes!

Homemade Pita Bread

Homemade Pita Bread

Warm puffy circles of bread, steaming as you dip them in hummus. Man, that's gold. You'd be surprised at how easy is it to make pita bread in your own home, without a massive wood burning oven. The best part, the dough is just 4 ingredients, and water happened to be one of them. I used to make these all the time when I was in Germany, and I admit I don't make them as often here in Chicago because you can find ready made ones. But I made these yesterday and was reminded at how rewarding it is to make bread of any kind at home, so here it is, my super simple, absolute favorite recipe. Pita Bread... 

potato fatteh

potato fatteh

There's no hiding my love for Mediterranean food. I can eat it all day, every day, and have a list of recipes on here to prove it! But I was gifted an amazing cookbook, Baladi by Joudie Kalla, and it has truly been a treat reading through it. You not only get detailed family recipes, but you get stories mixed with beautiful photography to give you an experience like no other. An insight into the cuisine itself. From there I gathered the courage to put a spin on a recent favorite, Fatteh...