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 – 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

Purple sweet potato gnocchi with lebanese cauliflower

This dish is a fusion of imitation of a Middle Eastern classic, and pure intuitive invention. Purple sweet potato has a fragrant, almost floral, flavour along with its sweetness that demands accompaniment by something bitter to create a delicious harmonic balance of flavour. Tahini-dressed cauliflower is exactly what this riff off gnocchi needs to sing. I … Continue reading Purple sweet potato gnocchi with lebanese cauliflower

Lebanese cauliflower

Cauliflower is that most underrated vegetable that’s easily shunted out of the way in favour of its more glamorous comrades, but to neglect it is to deny yourself the chance to enjoy one of the tastiest Middle Eastern dishes known to humankind: Lebanese cauliflower. Lebanese cauliflower is ideally served as part of a Middle Eastern … Continue reading Lebanese cauliflower