Chocolate Orange Cardamom Pudding

This has to be one of the easiest desserts I have made in history. The recipe blossom from my husbands late night sweet tooth craving and before I knew it, it was so good that he kept requesting it and I knew I had to share the recipe. This is …

Persian Rice Pudding With Rose Water and Cardamom

This dish connects me to my grandmother like no other. It was the dish she makes annually in such large steel pots that I could comfortably fit in. They stay over it for hours mixing with huge paddles to make sure it doesn’t burn and stick at the bottom otherwise …

Chicken Coriander Mayo Avocado Sandwiches

Sandwiches are often incorporated into most of our lives but even if you’re on a low carb diet than this delicious chicken, mayo and avocado sandwich filling can be enjoyed on the side with any other vegetables for a light and nutritious meal. This is so good that, although i …

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 …