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Starters

Cauliflower kebabs

Par-boiled cauliflower florets coated with mince. An innovative recipe shared by a friend’s lovely mum who was a very experienced cook.…

Desserts

Mockunafa

This is a semolina and vermicelli dessert perfect for tea-time or after dinner, I learnt it from a young girl who is very interested in cooking and learning. …

Main Dishes

Chicken Cornflakes

This is a recipe from one of my cousins residing in Saudi Arabia, it is very easy to make and can be eaten hot or cold.…

Accompaniments

Hummus

A Middle Eastern accompaniment, I saw my daughter learning this recipe from one of my favourite uncles who lives in Isleworth, London.…

Accompaniments

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

This is one of the recipes I picked from the ‘theatre’ cooking counter at my place of work. It is healthy and filling.…

Accompaniments

Lentil salad

This recipe was created by one of the chefs at my place of work in Brentford. It was quite easy to work out the recipe as the ingredients…

Accompaniments

Tabouleh

This is a very healthy refreshing Middle Eastern salad which I had at a restaurant in Edgware road, London and thereafter learnt the recipe by trial and error.…

Rice

Maghluba – Chicken & Aubergine Rice

This is a lovely rice dish, demonstrated to me by my sister-in-law from Saudi Arabia. The mastery of the dish is in the ‘wrist’, as there is a mixture…

Rice

Fish Pilao

This is a recipe from my mum’s friend who taught us Middle Eastern, Pakistani and Kenyan dishes, you could never visit her and not be fed a whole meal!…