Eggs with Spiced Tomato Gravy (4)

A quick supper especially if you have a glut of ripe tomatoes readily available. If you dont have fresh tomatoes use tinned whole plum tomatoes, drained of their liquid. If you like you can add peas to the gravy. You could also use mozzarella cheese instead of the eggs and finish under the grill. Serve with naan or bread to mop up the juices. The recipe is from ” Ammu” by Asma Khan,

Broad Beans with Poached Egg (6)

A Pintxo recipe which serves 6 as a starter or side dish from ” Basque” by Jose Pizarro . When you cook broad beans for a long tiome they become very soft and nutty. If you buy the broad beans when they are very young you will not need to double pod the beans, but you can also use frozen broad beans.

Saffron, Potato and Barberry Kuku (4-6)

A baked version of this Persian dish from ” The Saffron Tales” by Yasmin Khan. You can make individual kukus in a muffin tin or make one large kuku to slice at the table. Serve warm or cold with some salad, salty Middle Eastern cucumber pickles and some bread.