Twenty years back when I left behind my home, my family and my childhood to begin a new life in this country, I had no idea how much I would miss the everyday things that I took for granted: the hand pump which spurted out water with every squeeze, the call of the [...]
Here is a simple dish where eggplants are sauteed and cooked in a sweet and sour sauce with tamarind and raisins.
This is a very easy, no-cook recipe, laden with strong Mediterranean flavors.
Piquant, pungent and invigorating is how I would describe this condiment.
Sesame paste or Tahini is one of the basic kitchen essentials in Mediterranean cuisine and in many other countries.