Posts From Habeeb Salloum

A Healthy Vegetarian Feast

December 1, 2014

Flavourful Recipes for the Holiday Season How many times have you looked forward to a holiday feast, only to find yourself bloated and tired after overindulging in meat, cheese, and bread? It’s a common occurrence.

Recipe: QUINGOMBOS GUISADOS ~ Caribbean Okra Stew

February 11, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Peasant Comfort Foods for Deep Winter Dining‘. This dish is believed to have originated in Puerto Rico and then spread...

Recipe: DAHL ~ Spinach and Lentil Curry

February 11, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Peasant Comfort Foods for Deep Winter Dining‘. (Serves 4 to 6) Ingredients 3/4 cup split lentils 1 medium onion, finely...

Recipe: SOPA DE ELOTE ~ Corn Soup

February 10, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Peasant Comfort Foods for Deep Winter Dining‘. The indigenous peoples of Mexico believed that corn had a divine origin. They...

Recipe: ASSEEDA ~ Bean and Almond Soup

February 9, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Peasant Comfort Foods for Deep Winter Dining‘. This North African soup is both exotic and tasty.  (Serves about 6 to...

Recipe: BORSCHT ~ Beet Soup

February 9, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Peasant Comfort Foods for Deep Winter Dining‘. There are numerous versions of this famous Eastern European soup/stew; this is mine. ...

Recipe: HAREESA ~ Hot Red Pepper Sauce

February 1, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Peasant Comfort Foods for Deep Winter Dining‘. This sauce is served with every meal in Tunisia, North Africa.  It is...

Recipe: HARIRA ~ Chickpea, Tomato, and Lentil Soup

February 1, 2014

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘Peasant Comfort Foods for Deep Winter Dining‘. In Morocco, Harira is served as a daily soup, to begin a feast,...

Peasant Comfort Foods for Deep Winter Dining

February 1, 2014

My favourite vegetarian dishes, the ones that I turn to for comfort during our long, cold winters, are mostly the same dishes we enjoyed as...

Spices of North Africa Come to Life in Tunisian Cuisine

March 1, 2013

The red-hot embers kept us barely warm as we huddled around a Tunisian earthenware qanoun (tiny stove) at our friend’s home in Tunis, the capital...

Sexy Food From Around the World: Stoke your Valentine’s Fire with Folklore Aphrodisiacs

February 1, 2011

Sex and good food go well together – this has been the case throughout history and in most countries in the world. Inextricably combined, they...

Baked Herb Stuffed Fish

February 1, 2004

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘FOODS FOR LOVE‘. Ingredients 4 Tbsp butter 2 medium onions, chopped 1 small bunch parsley, finely chopped 1 small bunch...

Shrimps in Garlic

February 1, 2004

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘FOODS FOR LOVE‘. Ingredients 5 Tbsp olive oil 6 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 small hot pepper, finely chopped 1 pound...

Eggs With Truffles

February 1, 2004

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘FOODS FOR LOVE‘. (Serves 4) Hot-house, Moroccan and Syrian canned truffles can be found in Middle Eastern stores or in...

Tomato & Coriander Salad

February 1, 2004

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘FOODS FOR LOVE‘. Ingredients 5 medium sized tomatoes, quartered, then thinly sliced 3/4 cup chopped fresh coriander leaves 1 tsp...

Chickpea Soup

February 1, 2004

From the Vitality Food Feature ‘FOODS FOR LOVE‘. Ingredients 1-1/2 cups dry chickpeas, washed, then soaked overnight, mixed with 1/2 teaspoon baking soda, then drained...