Apricot lamb tagine. Despite the strong flavours in the sauce the taste of the lamb still came through and it really works well in this dish. Of course I served the lamb tagine on a bed of light and fluffy whole wheat couscous and I garnished it with some chopped cilantro and pistachios.
Whether you call it "pearl couscous" or "Israeli couscous," there's everything to love about these little balls of pasta. In this recipe, chilled couscous is coated in a simple olive oil dressing, then tossed with tomatoes, basil, and almonds before being finished with a generous drizzle of balsamic glaze. Healthy and delicious!
Tricolour Cous Cous Salad. Serves 4: - 200g Cous cous (dry weight), cooked. - 250g Cherry Tomatoes, halved. - 2 Avocados, peeled, stoned, chopped. - 150g Ball Mozzarella, torn into chunks. - Handful of rocket and/or spinach leaves. To dress: 1 tbsp Pesto, Juice of half a lemon, Good drizzle olive oil. Top with basil and black pepper. For a main course, serve with warm wholemeal pitta breads and some homemade hummous (chickpeas + garlic + lemon juice = easy peasey hoummous).
Tajine Marocain-For the best stews, use lamb shanks simmered slowly on the bone. Here, Moroccan seasonings mingle for a bright balance of flavors: sweetness comes from dates and onions, and heat and spice from ginger and cumin This tagine is traditionally accompanied only by warm whole wheat pita or Arab flatbread
We've turned a classic Middle Eastern tabbouleh into a gluten-free delight that will have most dinner guests (and children) fooled! The rich flavours of lamb work well with the zesty salad but beef is good too. This is a whole new way to enjoy cauliflower! From our bestselling cookbook The Art Of Eating Well, which includes recipes from the Channel 4 series Eating Well with Hemsley + Hemsley.