Shakshuka with Feta and Olives

You can make this for an elegant brunch for company or you can eat it while hungover in your pyjamas. Either way, this is a delicious and easy way to start your day! The eggs will satify your hunger and the spicy tomatoes will get your juices flowing! This version is pretty mild, but another […]

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Make it! Hawayej – A Yemenite Spice Blend

Fragrant, colourful and warming, this is a great spice to use with chicken, fish, soup, and stews. I’ve even heard of people putting it on their oatmeal in the morning! In my opinion, this delicious blend kicks “pumpkin spice” to the curb and leaves it there.   Print Recipe Make it! Hawayej – A Yemenite […]

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Persian Beef and Green Bean Stew (Khoresht Lubia Sabz)

Persian stews are rich, fragrant, complex and subtle. What’s even better, they are very economical, with simple ingredients. All of the fancy flavour comes the layering of flavours as you add ingredients and from the blend of Persian spices, called advieh. Advieh is very simple to come up with. Most of the ingredients are pretty […]

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Make it! Za’atar

Make a jar of za’atar and you will find yourself sprinkling it all over the place. It gives a nutty, herbal crunch to pita bread, hummus, baba ganoush, pan roasted chicken, salads…I’ve even sprinkled it on peanut butter and toast! I’ve given the proportions that I like, but you can tweak the flavour to your […]

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