A Middle East Feast

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From comfort bakes to zesty salads, here are some of our favourite ways to use up a few flatbreads.
Everything that chef Moshe Ittah learnt about his Tunisian and Moroccan heritage began at the family dinner table in Israel, his country of birth.
From spicy muhammara to smoky baba ganoush, here are nine delicious Middle Eastern dips to add to your next mezze.
Crunchy, soft, baked, fried, meaty, vegan: this Middle Eastern staple is at home on any plate.
From a herby za'atar bread to golden haloumi-filled cheese pies and much more, discover the versatile dough that will fill your kitchen with the smells of a...
A typical Levantine cheese, shanklish is shaped into balls then rolled in spices and pepper, usually za'atar. Here is it crumbed and served with tomato, onion and...
The beetroot give this whole pickled a beautiful purple hue. Be sure to start a week before you plan to serve this, as a rush job won't do.
Tarator is a Middle Eastern dip made with almond meal, tahini and garlic dip that is perfect as part of a spread or share plate.
Linda Jones prepares these classic Lebanese lemon and garlic chicken wings by slowly baking until sticky and charred. The perfect snack or crowd-pleaser.
Make these prawn skewers the centrepiece of a big Middle Eastern BBQ spread. Sitting atop a bed of smoky baba ganoush, the prawns are covered with a Turkish bread...
Leave the mayonnaise in the fridge, this potato salad takes coal-roasted spuds, dresses them in walnuts, spices and lemon juice and tops them with charred spring...
These mini 'open' toasts bring the best of the Mediterranean diet, with capers, anchovy and olives, finished with a peppery Maltese cheese.
Kibbeh are a popular Middle Eastern snack, made with soaked bulghur grain, lamb mince and, of course, a healthy dose of spices. Perfect with a pinch of salt to...
Adana kebabs are long, thin skewers of lamb mince barbecued with spices and served with grilled veggies and fresh lemon.
White figs have a very sweet flavour, more so than their more mellow siblings, lending this dish a warm, comforting flavour with melt-in-the-mouth lamb.
A mix of yoghurt, saffron, coriander, pine nuts and rice, Persian smoked rice is incredibly simple, and makes the perfect side.
This is a wonderfully refreshing salad dressed with apple cider vinegar, mint, verjuice and lemon for a light side or starter.

Sensational Spice Journeys

From Moroccan medinas, Turkish meyhanes, to the kitchens of southern Spain, we reminisce and bask in the spice sensations that Shane Delia splashed over our screens. #SpiceJourney

Find out about the history of spices used in Middle Eastern cooking and the dishes they can be found in.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a chef who's more committed to the idea of ‘hospitality’ than Shane Delia, who has the word tattooed on his upper arm. ‘Fortis et...

Shane Delia's Moorish Spice Journey

In his latest spice journey, Australian chef Shane Delia heads to Morocco and southern Spain to discover the region's mix of Moorish flavours. Find out where...
In the second stage of Shane’s odyssey through the Middle East, Shane Delia travels to exotic and mysterious Turkey.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a chef who's more committed to the idea of ‘hospitality’ than Shane Delia. Let Shane take you on a culinary pilgrimage to explore...