Chicken Skewers with Saffron-Tahini Marinade

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Just the word “tahini” is enough to make me want to eat this now. These boneless, skinless chicken thighs from Foodsaver Stores are a staple in my freezer. Marinated in tahini, lemon juice and garlic, they become the perfect, healthy meal. The chicken soaks up all the flavours from the marinade and becomes really flavourful, soft and moist. The saffron adds depth, amazing aroma and a gorgeous golden colour. Continue reading

Aromatic Burgers with Tahini

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As a child I could hardly eat anything without tahini sauce. I still love it as a dip or sauce on nearly everything. Tahini paste makes really great sweets as well. Like the all time favourite tahini pie, or tahini cinnamon rolls. But its also great as an ingredient in savory dishes like falafel or, in this case, burgers. It adds flavor and binds the mixture together. I seasoned them with cumin as it works so well with tahini and plenty of pepper. I served them with –what else?- tahini sauce! Continue reading