A Korean dish of marinated meat and my go to dish whenever i visit my local restaurant Per and Kor. Its run by a lovely couple- she is Korean and he is Persian and I have never been disappointed with the food although there can be a bit of a wait. They serve their Bulgogi with crunchy lettuce leaves to wrap the beef. This version is from ” A Flash in the Pan” by John Whaite. Start making this in the morning to give the beef plenty of time to marinate.
A comforting Vegetarian supper from ” Cook as You Are” by Ruby Tandoh. Serve with some steamed rice, tortillas or jacket potatoes, along with a dollop of soured cream or yoghurt.
This can be made with French beans, Runner beans or flat beans and is usually served cold as an appetiser but can be served warm as a side or as a main dish with flatbread. It’s from ” Sumac” by Anas Atassi.
A popular Middle Eastern dish of spicy potatoes from ” Sumac” by Anas Atassi.
A Syrian version of the simple and popular middle eastern dish of eggs with spicy tomatoes known as Shakshuka. Its’s from ” Sumac” by Anas Atassi. It can be served at any time of day and is good accompanied by flatbread, baguette or oven chips.
A comforting and delicious recipe from ” Sea & Shore” by Emily Scott. It can be served as a vegetarian main or to accompany fish or chicken.
Sticking with todays theme of things to do with leftover Turkey, here is a curry with thai influences from ” Gizzi’s Seasons Eating’s” by Gizzi Erskine.
A very good lentil salad from ” The Really Helpful Cookbook” by Ruth Watson. The salad will benefit from being made ahead and sitting in the dressing for a day or two.The tapenade in this recipe does not include any anchovies so it is suitable for vegetarians. You could use ready made tapenade if you like or put anchoiade on the toast instead. Any leftover tapenade can be kept in the fridge for up to a week to serve with drinks .
This recipe from ” Bill’s Italian Food” by Bill Granger combines two of my favourite ingredients.
A classic Thai dish from Rosa’s Thai Cafe. Its very easy and could be made with either prawns or crab, or with mixed seafood as suggested here.
I love a hard boiled egg curry, and this version from ” Home Cookery Year” by Claire Thomson is very good served with some naan breads.
An Asian inspired vegetarian supper for two from Diana Henry.
Mussels with an Indian flavour from ” I Love India” by Anjum Anand.Use the freshest mussels you can find, and discard any that do not fully close when sharply tapped.
An easy recipe from Georgia which I found in ” Arabesque” by Claudia Roden.
These Moorish skewers are a popular tapas in Andalucia, Spain. You will need 4-8 skewers, depending on their length, and could use lamb instead of pork if preferred. The recipe is from ” Moro:the Cookbook” by Sam and Sam Clark.