All posts filed under: starters & snacks

Fried Bananas, Singapore – Malay Style

Simple to make and delicious to eat, Fried Bananas, or Pisang Goreng make a popular snack or desert in South East Asia, particularly in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Enjoy!

Pissaladière – French Savoury Tart

The Pissaladière is a savoury tart made with onions, olives, grated cheese and anchovy fillets. (It looks like… pizza, but French style.)

Abzhorka – Sirloin Beef and Potato Salad

Abzhorka is a classic, traditional Russian dish that can be a starter, a side dish, a salad or a main course. (Fun, eh? 🙂 )

Moroccan Potatoes with Fennel and Celery

This recipe for Morrocan for Potatoes with Fennel and Celery can be a starter, or a salad, or a main meal. There’s no rule. Enjoy! 🙂

Green Cheese Pie without Filo

Green Cheese Pie without Filo. This is a good one: instead of using the flour to make filo sheets … you mix it in with the rest of your ingredients and stick the pan in the oven. (How difficult can that be? 🙂 Enjoy!

Lebanese Crispy Pita Bread with Sumak

Lebanese Crispy Pita Bread with Sumak . Resembling the Italian Pizza Contadina (the farmer’s pizza) the Lebanese use this Pita Bread with sumak as a side dish to scoop up juice or dips, or even as a snack for “that” time of day. It is easy to make and easier to savour. Enjoy!

Tomato Egg Drop Soup with Ginger

Soup or starter, hot or cold, the Chinese Tomato Egg Drop Soup with Ginger recipe is certainly fresh. 🙂

How to Desalt Olives

How to desalt olives. Olives are NOT meant to be eaten straight out of the brine (as many of us do). The way to desalt them is rather simple:

Olive Tapenade – Spread

Olive Tapenade. A classic olive spread for dipping and nibbling. Can’t go wrong with this one. 🙂

Chopped Eggs with Onion

Chopped Eggs with Onion – a simple, hearty and uncomplicated side dish, or starter. Nothing fancy but very healthy. 🙂 )

Feta Cheese with Olive Oil and Oregano

Feta Cheese with Olive Oil and Oregano. A snack, starter or side dish accompanying most Greek meals.