middle eastern grilled lamb kafta with tahini yogurt sauce & whole wheat pita bread

grilled lamb kafta & tahini yogurt sauce | conifères & feuilllus

One of my son’s closest friends happens to be of Lebanese descent. The first time my son went over to his friend’s, he returned home and exclaimed rhetorically “Why can’t you make food like theirs?” I didn’t have much a choice; this one question set into motion the quest to add a few more recipes to our arsenal.grilled lamb kafta & tahini yogurt sauce | conifères & feuilllus Continue reading “middle eastern grilled lamb kafta with tahini yogurt sauce & whole wheat pita bread”

sesame seed candy with tahini

til ka ladoo with tahini | conifères et feuillus food blog

The food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine, or the slowest form of poison.  -Ann Wigmore

I have been hesitating to write this post for some time now. I certainly didn’t want to publish it before Halloween lest I rain on somebody’s parade. Don’t get me wrong, I love Halloween. Especially now that I have children, it’s even more special. My only issue lies with the candy part of it. I know, it’s candy, it’s not meant to be healthy. But have you looked at exactly what the candy of today is made with? It’s beyond my comprehension that this is what we give our children … as a treat …  and in copious amounts to boot. What message are we sending out?

This year, as in the past, I bartered most of what was collected for homemade candy and cookies.til ka ladoo with tahini | conifères et feuillus food blog

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