Fresh figs, three different ways how to use them.

During this heat I have been standing on my bedroom balcony quite a few times, staring with a mix of admiration, awe and envy at my neighbours fig tree. A fully grown tree bursting with an enormous amount of figs, undoubtedly as a result of this warm and sunny weather, within my reach!

Hot and spicy pepperspread!

A spicy jam made of chilipeppers. An excellent condiment which you can use it warm or cold. It’s great in a pitah (with falafel), it combines perfectly with couscous, rice, bulgur etc., on a pizza but also on a regular sandwich.

Black rice, pumpkin with a orange-tahin dressing

Don’t you just love pumpkin? I do, in all its forms, baked, roasted, cooked, raw even, in soup etcetera, etcetera. And to think that a couple of years ago I did not even know that you could actually eat pumpkin! I thought that they just served decoration purposes. The fact that I did not know…