chocolate tahini cake with brown sugar, chocolate ganache, and halva filling

chocolate tahini cake with brown sugar, chocolate ganache, and halva filling

dark, damp chocolate cake is given a middle eastern kick with tahini, an oily paste made from toasted sesame seeds. savory-wise, tahini is the star of hummus and baba ghanoush, but it's also the main component of crumbly, cloyingly sweet halva. sesame halva is popular across the Balkans, the Middle East, and throughout the Jewish [...]

avocado hummus

  makes one servingIt's spring!Warm weather makes us do crazy things like combine hummus and avocado and lemon juice. It's messy. Deal with it. No food processor necessary!I cheated a bit given that I used pre-made hummus and crackers but sometimes you just gotta not finish your sentence and put a picture of lemon zest instead!anywayIngredientsheaping spoonful of [...]