Tag: Vegan

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

DOLMA

DOLMA

STUFFED SWISS CHARD LEAVES

Dolma is a Middle Eastern triumph, where leaves and vegetables are filled with a rice mixture that’s packed with herbs and flavour. […]