Spiced lentil rice

I came up with this dish when I wanted something to accompany Lebanese cauliflower, and didn’t feel like making flatbread. What emerged was a no-less complex recipe, but one that really sets off the slightly bitter moreishness of tahini cauliflower with a burst of fragrant flavour. My spiced lentil rice takes quite a bit of … Continue reading Spiced lentil rice

Baba ganoush

Baba ganoush, hummus’ lesser-known cousin, is easily as tasty, if not more so. Even my partner, who doesn’t like eggplant, will slather this all over a chunk of bread and go back for more until the bowl is clean. Baba ganoush is one of those wonderful recipes that works as a dip, a side dish, … Continue reading Baba ganoush

Hummus

Hummus – so simple, so versatile, and oh so moreish! Everyone needs a hummus recipe up their sleeve for times when you need a quick n tasty dip, or are looking for something to jazz up an otherwise boring vegetable or salad side. There’ll be no more store-bought hummus for you once you’ve mastered the … Continue reading Hummus

Crispy falafels

Crunchy and brown on the outside, soft and green on the inside – that’s how I like my falafel. And they’re surprisingly simple to make, so quit your excuses, and get falafeling! Falafels are great party fare, but I like them best as part of a Middle Eastern feast, with baba ganoush, Lebanese cauliflower, fasolia and tabbouli, … Continue reading Crispy falafels

Flatbread

Flatbread is surprisingly easy to make, just a little time-consuming, so you’ll need to make sure you’re prepared well in advance, but you won’t need any special skills to pull this one off 😉 This recipe yields a versatile flatbread that’s great with Middle Eastern or Indian dishes, or just to serve with tasty dips … Continue reading Flatbread