Chapter 6 {Tabbouleh}

I would like to start by clarifying a few things: Tabbouleh is not made with couscous, does not contain cucumbers, radishes or pistachios and its main ingredient is not cracked wheat, it’s flat leaf parsley. Tabbouleh is defined as a Middle Eastern vegetarian dish, sometimes considered a salad, traditionally made of tomatoes, finely chopped parsley,…

Chapter 5 {What Day?}

So it’s Fathers’ Day today here in the UK. As much as I’m happy to celebrate it with my husband and daughter and my in-laws; I wish my dad was here with us too! It’s not Fathers’ Day in Lebanon for another 2 days, so do I message him today, do I message him in…

Chapter 4 {That Occasional Cake}

With all the recent food discoveries and trends, such as cutting processed food completely, substituting flour with GF flour, white rice with brown rice, even brown rice with quinoa! etc and all for the sole reason of living healthy, I find myself overwhelmed with guilt every time I want to bake a cake. Because for me,…

Chapter 3 {No Estoy Español}

  I’m always asked about where I’m from. Back in Dubai it happened a lot because it’s what everybody asks you when you first meet them, along with “how long have you been here?” and “do you like living here?”, because almost everybody is an expat, and practically nobody wants to live there forever. And…