Sumac Spiced Salmon with Barberry Saffron Rice

If you fancy a taste of the middle east without the complications, then I suggest you try this simple roast salmon recipe with sumac and lime. Complement this with a barberry rice or a shirazi salad (for those on keto). The key ingredients for the salmon spice rub are sumac, lime salt, orange zest, cumin,…

Kashke Badejman (Persian Eggplant and Caramelised Onion Dip)

If you are a fan of dips and Iranian cuisine then look no further than the Kashke Bademjan, one of the most popular dips in Persian cuisine. The star of this dip is the bademjan, Persian for eggplant. As for Kashke, it is a type of yogurt whey. In the process of making cheese, the remaining…

Bone-in Chicken Thigh in Tomato Sauce With Green Olives

CHICKEN-LICIOUS | This middle eastern chicken dish is the epitome of “one-pan beauty”.    Looking to feed a hungry crowd with some irresistable love? Simply please them and satiate even the most discerning palates with this middle-eastern spiced chicken bone-in thigh dish simmered in a tomato sauce and green olives. This dish can be served…

Torn bread, tomato, roast lemon salad with sumac and toasted pine nuts

TOSSED BREAD TOMATO SALAD  | Sumac, lemon and juicy ripe tomatoes is all it takes in this Middle Eastern salad In this salad, the bread takes centerstage. True that there are many variations of tomato salads but very few involve roasting lemon pieces and bread together. Spruce this up with some citrus-tasting sumac and a…

Fig and Haricot Vert Salad with Date Molasses and Toasted Almonds

LUSCIOUS FIG SALAD WITH HARICOT VERTS | Kid you not, this salad screams vibrant flavours The luxury of a luscious ripe fig is second to none.  A sweet, honeyed taste and a soft (some might say ‘squishy’) texture make fresh figs worth seeking out. Unctuous fruit studded with discernible seeds are a far cry from…

Moroccan Minced Lamb Tajine

 MINCE LAMB TAJINE | Fancy a taste of Morocco in the comfort of your own home? If you are short on time, then look no further than this great Middle Eastern dish featuring lamb mince and authentic Moroccan spices that only takes 15 minutes to make. Having caught up with friends a few nights ago…

Super Easy Homemade Hummus

Hummus is living proof that the best tasting things in life are simple to make. What is one thing Natalie Portman is totally obsessed with? Hummus. The beautiful vegan actress once told Vogue that she “consumes [her] own weight in hummus everyday.” Hummus is living proof that the best tasting things in life are simple to make. Drilling…