Amba is a sweet and sour mango sauce which is a common topping on sabich and falafel. It can be purchased in supermarkets in Israel, and if this is one step too far to make a sauce, mango chutney works just as well. 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar Juice of 1 lemon […]


Schug is a Yemenite chili sauce (or in my case it’s a coriander pesto as I can’t handle any chili). 40 g (1 cup/large bunch) coriander and stalks 30 g (3/4 cup/3/4 bunch) parsley and stalks 1-10 green chilies (depending on their heat and your tolerance) 8 garlic cloves, peeled 1 teaspoon caraway seed 1 […]


1 large (English) cucumber, seeded and diced 6 ripe tomatoes, diced 1 red or orange bell pepper, seeded and diced 6 green onions (scallions), thinly sliced 3-4 tablespoons olive oil Juice of 1 lemon Salt and pepper to taste In a medium bowl, combine all the ingredients and feel free to add more olive oil […]


½ cup fresh lemon juice 6 cloves garlic, unpeeled  1 cup raw tahini paste  1 teaspoon salt ½ – 1 cup ice water  Salt to taste  Add ⅓ cup of the lemon juice along with whole unpeeled cloves of garlic to a blender jug, and blitz for a minute until all the garlic has broken […]