Fish Curry - Samak Quwarmah - Recipe by Atul Kochhar

Fish Curry - Samak Quwarmah - Recipe by Atul Kochhar

August 07, 2018

A delicious, mild fish curry of Middle Easter origin that uses one of our favourite spice blends - Baharat. Not overly complicated which always gets a thumbs up from us! Original recipe by Atul Kochhar, so you are in safe hands.
Slow cooked shoulder of lamb with Baharat spicing

Slow cooked shoulder of lamb with Baharat spicing

August 02, 2017

Given a long, slow cook, and smothered in pungent spices, the underrated shoulder of lamb offers up tender, moist, fall off the bone, well flavoured meat that will melt in your mouth.  
Persian Spiced Lentil Patties with Persian Spiced Brussel Sprout Salad

Persian Spiced Lentil Patties with Persian Spiced Brussel Sprout Salad

November 07, 2016

This week I have combined a couple of very simple and quick recipes to make a Persian influenced meat free dinner.
Fish Curry - Recipe by Tess Mallos

Fish Curry - Recipe by Tess Mallos

October 10, 2016

This fish curry is another fine example of the cooking in the Gulf states. I have borrowed the recipe from The Complete Middle East Cookbook by Tess Mallos although I would argue it is very similar to one by Atu Kochhar too.

Tharid – An Emirati Stew

Tharid – An Emirati Stew

October 10, 2016

As we say farewell to summer here is an autumnal dish to warm the bones and belly.This Emarati stew is at once a familiar but quite delightful take on what I always thought to be a very olde English affair.
Meat Free Monday - Tabbouleh

Meat Free Monday - Tabbouleh

September 26, 2016

A very easy but flavoursome dish from the middle east. This version of Tabbouleh is based on Yottam Ottolenghi's version in his book Jerusalem.