Category: Vegetables

Spinach Risotto

This is, quite simply, my ultimate comfort food. It is something I adored as a child and still do. Although I have now been making this for myself…

Cauliflower Bake

I love cauliflower, which is mostly down to my mother’s ingenious way of making it, which is this. Cauliflower par boiled and then baked with a “sauce” made…

Tavče Gravče

Tavče gravče, or Macedonian style baked beans which are thought of as the national dish of North Macedonia. They are of course eaten in various forms across the…

Imam Bayildi

Imam Bayildi, a dish so good legend goes it once made an imam (holy man) faint of delicious delirium, hence the name. Another Ottoman dish with variations on…

Ajvar

We need to talk. About AJVAR. The Balkan caviar. The most delicious plant-based spread/condiment/preserve made of roasted then confit red bell peppers (always) and eggplants (in certain parts…