Month: October 2018

FASOLIA

FASOLIA

WHITE BEANS IN A TOMATO STEW

You might be looking at this page thinking I’ve posted a recipe for ‘beans’, but these are not just beans: this is fasolia. Fasolia could always be found somewhere on our dinner table, either […]

YOGURT PANNA COTTA WITH HONEY AND TOASTED WALNUTS

YOGURT PANNA COTTA WITH HONEY AND TOASTED WALNUTS

To say I have a ‘sweet tooth’ would be an understatement – I once ate 9 Cadbury’s Creme Eggs in one sitting. Mum never shared my affinity for sugar, so growing up she would always encourage me to “have some honey” whenever that sweet craving […]

SHORBAY CHEWANER

SHORBAY CHEWANER

BEETROOT AND SPINACH SOUP WITH SPICED CHICKPEAS

This is one of mums own twists on the soup from the legendary Kurdish meal, Kifta (AKA my all-time favourite dinner/my ‘death row’ meal). Kifta is complex and can take hours of […]

PAQLA PILAW

PAQLA PILAW

STEAMED JASMINE RICE WITH BROAD BEANS AND DILL

As a child, I had no time for paqla pilaw. Whenever mum would bring the platter piled high with green rice to the table, I would flat out […]