Month: November 2018

NAWSAJI

NAWSAJI

KURDISH FRIED BREAD WITH NIGELLA SEEDS

Nawsaji is kind of like a cross between breakfast pastry, doughnut, and Indian naan bread. Lightly fried in oil, it’s not for every day, but with its bready texture and gentle sweetness offset by […]

SHIFTA

SHIFTA

PARSLEY TOMATO LAMB BITES

Shifta is the Kurdish equivalent of a burger; a bite-sized, herby, tomatoey, well-seasoned burger that’s packed full of flavour. Traditionally it’s either served with a mountain of red rice and a simple salad, or in a […]

CARDAMOM CHOCOLATE BANANA BREAD

CARDAMOM CHOCOLATE BANANA BREAD

When I was a child, Mum used to tell me that every time I ate a banana, all the cells in my stomach would cheer because they were getting fed nutrients. As a grown up and a doctor, I now realise that the level of […]