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Falafels

FalafelsFalafels are made with the Legume chick peas. In western diets many people eat them when they have not been properly prepared. Asian and middle eastern cultures Soak, Sprout or Ferment their legumes because this nutralises the lectin  and phytate content. Health foods promoted in the western cultures skip this step as it is costly […]

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Spice Mixes of Arabia

The most frustrating thing about cooking up a storm is following a recipe that has something that you don’t have. We love Nigella, however she is the worst offender. Here are some exotic sounding middle eastern spice recipes, that are easy to mix yourself. Maroccan Ras El HanoutTurmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger, galangal, cardamon, caraway, salt, […]