Comforting stews

Slow, saucy and brimming with vege, these stews will warm your bellies and your buds.

When we go for a picnic, we like to keep it pretty simple. We bring a block of cheese, a cacciatore salami, fresh tomato, a loaf of crusty bread and some pickled or...
This is perfect for winter. It’s an amazing dish to eat with friends from bowls on the sofa, while you cuddle under a blanket and watch a movie! The mix of sweet...
Soak overnight and this stew is great when topped with an avo salsa.
Eddie Abd sits down with food blogger and writer Fouad Kassab to discuss Middle Eastern cuisine, including Turkish, Lebanese and Syrian foods. In this segment,...
Recently I was looking to eat something hearty and comforting. Inspired by the amazing pasta soups at the bagel shops and cafés around here in New York, I was...

Lebanese comfort

Made from burghul, lean mince and spices, the Middle Eastern classic kibbeh can be eaten raw or cooked, and served as a slice or in torpedo-shaped balls.

There are a number of variations when it comes to kibbeh, Lebanon’s national dish. This traditional baked version is a flavoursome layering of finely minced meat,...
A fresh take on the classic lamb and burghul combination, this kibbeh recipe includes cinnamon, marjoram, pine nuts and rose petals.
Kibbeh nayeh is a rustic, authentic Lebanese dish of raw minced lamb, burghul (cracked wheat) and spices. This secret to this much loved Lebanese dish is using...
Kobeba (also known as kibbeh and kibbe in other areas of the Middle East) is made with beef or lamb. It can be made as a slice or rolled into balls. Traditionally...
“A mezza feast is not the same without dips. Instead of the usual hummus and baba ghanouj, I wanted to share this potato dish, which is just as delightful as the...
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Sweet syrup-y sensations

Chocolate might be the classic choice, but hey, don't stop there! Make mousse from avocado, prawn, caramel or even green tea.

These easily-made cakes (you just stir everything together) are typical of sweets found in the cuisines of the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean, where ground nuts...
Pancakes with sugar and lemon will never quite cut it again after you’ve tried these fluffy fennel-infused yoghurt pancakes, soaked in a fragrant saffron-and...
"When we filmed this show, everyone’s garden in the hinterland was full of ripe sweet mandarins, add macadamias and some nomadic chicken eggs and I was reminded...
Originally a cake of the poor, Gugelhupf is a firm staple in Austria and is of the most popular afternoon tea offerings especially in the local kafes (coffee...
Paneer (or chenna) is a fresh cheese that is very easy to make. The paneer goes into the dough for the gulab jamuns – or Indian doughnuts. They're filled with a...
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