FALAFEL PITTAS WITH HUMMUS & CHOPPED SALAD

FALAFEL PITTAS WITH HUMMUS & CHOPPED SALAD

Homemade falafels are fabulous as you can add herbs and spices that are so often sadly lacking in the ready made ones. By stuffing them into a pitta with hummus and salad you have a full and satisfying meal, perfect for on-the-go eating. Note: you will need to begin this recipe the night before you

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KIBBEH WITH LEMON TAHINI

KIBBEH WITH LEMON TAHINI

Popular in Israel and Lebanon, kibbeh are crisp, torpedo-shaped croquettes made of bulgur wheat, minced beef and spices. They are a bit of a fiddle to make but very much worth it. They also freeze well in their shaped but unfried state, so make sure you save some for when you don’t have the time

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BEEF SUYA Recipe

BEEF SUYA Recipe

With the peanuts and spices, I guess these kebabs are the African equivalent of Indonesian satay. Except here the peanuts are ground to a powder and rubbed all over the meat rather than turned into a dipping sauce. The chicken stock cube may seem like an odd addition, but it’s really authentic and suya just

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JERK CHICKEN, RICE AND PEAS

JERK CHICKEN, RICE AND PEAS

Deep, dark and delicious thanks to an intensely aromatic blend of herbs and spices, jerk chicken is perhaps the best-known Jamaican street food. It’s always cooked outside, often in old oil barrels converted to grills, and it’s pretty much always served with rice and peas – although the ‘peas’ are actually black beans. This is

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Seasonings and Spices You Should Keep in Store

Seasonings and Spices You Should Keep in Store

Seasonings and spices No dish is a success unless it is well seasoned and flavored and correctly colored. Taste everything possible before serving it. Be critical, and blend the flavors well.   Keep in stock Salt, celery salt, celery seeds, Pepper and peppercorns. Cayenne and paprika pepper. Coralline pepper to garnish savories. Mustard and French

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