I was sitting in a restaurant in Cyprus waiting for my order when the waiter brought a little dip and some bread to my table as a starter. It tasted amazing so I was curious to know more. I did some research and found that it was tahini with carob molasses, a dish from the Middle East. They usually eat it with pita bread.
I love making tahini and carob molasses as part of a Lebanese meze. In it I include some other amazing dishes from the Middle East (hummus, baba ganoush, tabbouleh salad, fattoush salad, falafel balls, tahini sauce).
Tahini and Carob Molasses (V)
- 72 g (4 tbsp) runny hulled tahini
- 10 ml (2 tsp) carob syrup
- 1/2 tsp maple syrup
- 1 small pita bread sliced
- Pour tahini into a small cup.
- In a separate cup mix together carob syrup and maple syrup then pour this mixture over tahini, making a nice drizzle effect.
- Serve with pita bread. I like to make my pita bread warm in the microwave.