Savory Wild Oregano Pie with Walnuts

Anita Dairy Free, Herbs, Kids Eat Here, Nuts, Pies, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, What's Cooking 5 Comments

Man’oushe is really the appropriate word used in the Eastern Mediterranean and it is the cornerstone of a Lebanese breakfast. As popular a street food as it is a homemade item, it is topped with a variety of different foods such as cheeses like Kashkaval or Bulgarian, meats with pine nuts, vegetables, pepper pastes and many others. In my house, …

Aromatic Grilled Halloumi and Watermelon Sandwich

Anita Appetizer, Cheeses, Fruits, Sandwiches, What's Cooking 1 Comment

It’s been so hot and humid here lately, and I’m craving a refreshing light lunch. Halloumi is probably my favorite Cypriot cheese, and has been adopted by the entire levantine region. It’s a hard, somewhat salty cheese and has a high melting point, which makes it a good grill candidate. During the neon-colored 80’s, my family lived in Limassol, Cyprus. …