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When East meets West - decided to whip out couscous with some steam vege with old cucumber soup 🎈🎈

Ras Al-Hanut

Chicken and Chickpea Tagine with Apricots and Harissa Sauce is so delicious! Go on an adventure in eating to Morocco, for the price of a few spices!

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East Indian Curried Couscous Platter

South Asia meets the Middle East with this unique mixed couscous recipe based on Sri Lankan fried rice. Simply amazing!

Freekeh salad

Freekeh salad | Freekeh is dried green wheat, harvested while the grains are still soft, then sun-dried. It is very common in the Middle East and North Africa, and is used in the same way as bulgur, couscous or pearled spelt. It works well as an accompanying pilaf or a salad, in this case with pomegranate seeds, pistachios, mint and spring onion.Each serving provides 347kcal, 6g protein, 46g carbohydrates (of which 7g sugars), 18g fat (of which 3g saturates), 1.5g fibre and 0g salt.

Lamb stuffed with trahanas and wine grapes

Lamb stuffed with trahanas and wine grapes | Trahanas has been popular in Greek, Turkish and Persian cuisine for 8,000 years and is made by combining cracked wheat with fermented milk or yoghurt. This mixture is then allowed to dry before being coarsely ground. Trahanas is usually made into a thick, nourishing soup with the addition of liquid and vegetables. The sweet version is usually eaten for breakfast, but, here, it counteracts the acidity of the wine. Burghul, couscous, quinoa or even…

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Chicken tagine

Chicken tagine | Famed for its tagines, Moroccan cuisine is a mix of North African, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean influences. The tagine is a traditional clay pot with a distinct pyramid shape that allows steam to disperse and cook the contents. It is also the name given to dishes cooked within it. Once the lid goes on, there is no lifting to add ingredients or to give them a stir, so Moroccan chefs place great emphasis on the way ingredients are placed inside the tagine. Poultry is a…

Pineapple Rice

Sweet and spicy rice with crushed pineapple and red pepper flakes. Easy and delicious side dish to any entree | @littlebroken

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This is my GO-TO Rice Pilaf recipe!! “Copycat Near East Rice Pilaf”, made with Orzo Pasta, turmeric, garlic powder...

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