Creamy Chicken and Green Beans Curry

After a long working week or just an eventful day the last thing you want to do is spend hours in the kitchen making a hearty meal from scratch. Well what if i told you that is possible with this 30 minute curry recipe which is so quick and easy. …

Persian Macaroni with Beef and Sesame Tahdig

If you have read the about section on my website you will have read about the fact that the very first dish I ever cooked without adult supervision at the age of 12 was this Persian Macaroni. It’s a big hit with children, young adults, adults and the elderly, so …

Sucuk & Eggs

Breakfast is a must in most Turkish/Persian homes.It’s the one meal everyone is most hungry for first ting in the morning and so I make eggs almost everyday in all sorts of variations. This dish is inspired by the turkish breakfast dish called sujuklu yumurta But I have brough in …

Lahm Bi Siniya – Tray baked Kofta

This recipe is a Syrian dish called Lahma Bi Siniya. I was introduced to this through my Syrian friends and although I know that most of those who make this recipe make it without onion, I am s strong believer that onions give the kofta the moisture it needs in …

Spanakopita Dip – Cheesy Spinach Dip

My dearest friend was the inspiration behind this recipe as she was the one who initially made it. After trying it for the first time I was sure this was a recipe I wanted to work on. I love the idea of being able to eat so much spinach which …

Chicken and Vegetable One Pot Orzo Soup

I love one pot dishes! Especially when it’s soup, in the colder months of the year. Recently I make a rather large pot of soup every Sunday to take us through the week. Having a bowl of warm soup for lunch every day is going down nicely for us all. …

Honeycomb Bread – Khaliat al Nahl

I first tried this at my Syrian Khale’s (aunt) house and non of us could stop eating it. when I asked her for the recipe she said ‘ohhh its easy.. 2 cups of flour, some sugar, yeast, egg to brush, water, milk and butter or oil’ so off I went …