Food / Recipes

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12th Nov 2012

Hessa’s Shorbat ‘Adas

This wonderful lentil soup - perfect for warming you up on a cold winter's day - comes courtesy of Sarah Al-Hamad's aunt!... read more

SaladShirazi

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2nd Oct 2012

Salad Shirazi

Just like the poetic city from where it takes its name, this salad is simple yet also wonderful and steeped in history.... read more

kofteh-open1

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14th Sep 2012

Koofteh Berenji

It may strike one as ho-hum but this dish will dazzle with a disarming display of charm!... read more

mansaf

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18th Jul 2012

Mansaf

This wonderful Bedouin platter has now become Jordan's national dish... read more

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11th May 2012

Bamia bil Laham

This okra and lamb stew is comforting, delicious and incredibly simple.... read more

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15th Apr 2012

Loubyeh b’zeit

Bethany Kehdy shares her recipe for green beans with olive oil, a simple one pot dish showcasing Lebanese home cooking!... read more

Saffron Rice Pudding pic

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14th Mar 2012

Sholleh Zard

A delicious Persian take on rice pudding to banish those nightmarish childhood memories!... read more

Cherry Kebab

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27th Feb 2012

Kebab bil Karaz

While Aleppo is one of the most beautiful and fascinating of all Middle Eastern cities, it's this dish which will leave the most abiding memories.... read more

Lamb Stew

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8th Feb 2012

Damascene Lamb Stew

A fresh, fruity, sweet, sour and slightly spicy lamb stew, rich with Levantine flavours... read more

Aleppan Roasted Duck Breast

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28th Jan 2012

Aleppan Duck, Panj Puran Potatoes & Baba Ghanouj Puree

A luxurious take on a delicious Syrian classic... read more

Slow roasted lamb

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26th Jan 2012

Slow-Roasted Shoulder of Lamb

A Middle Eastern twist on the traditional Sunday Roast... read more

Eastern Spiced Risotto with Pan-Fried Sea Bass

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20th Jan 2012

Eastern Spiced Risotto with Pan-Fried Sea Bass

An unctuous, creamy Italian classic with an Eastern twist... read more

Crac des Chevaliers

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13th Jan 2012

Crac des Chevaliers Chicken

Garlic and lemon infused chicken thighs inspired by Syria's most impressive attraction!... read more

Very Buttery Butter Chicken

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12th Jan 2012

Very Buttery Butter Chicken

A classic Indian dish with Pakistani origins; the inspiration behind our own chicken tikka masala... read more