A side salad which goes well with Plov or any grilled meat or vegetables. It can be prepared in advance and dressed just before serving, or left to sit in the dressing for a while to pickle. The recipe is from ” Home Food” by Olia Hercules.
A delicious Vegan salad from ” Nistisima” by Georgina Hayden.
A recipe from Nigerian cookbook ” Hibiscus” by Lope Ariyo.
This version of the Palestinian national dish is from Diana Henry.
A simple Onion and Parsley Salad from Syria, usually served with shawarma and Kebabs. It’s from ” Sumac” by Anas Atassi.
A recipe based on an Iranian bean dish called loobia chiti which can be served as part of a mezze selection or as a main. It’s from ” The Hairy Bikers Everyday Winners ” by Si King and Dave Myers.
A delicious pilaf from ” The Art of the Larder” by Claire Thomson. For the spices use a mixture of coriander, cumin, pepper, turmeric and ginger, toasting the whole spices before you grind them. You could also add some allspice or nutmeg.
I made this delicious Turkish salad recently to accompany a Persian Sabzi Kuku but it would traditionally be served with Cacik and Turkish bread. This version is from ” Persiana” by Sabrina Ghayour.
A dish with Turkish influences from Ravinder Bhogal.In my opinion you can never have enough of mussels, they are cheap, sustainable, healthy and so easy to cook.
A rich pilaf from Thomasina Miers.
A favourite recipe from Moro.
A warm salad from Anna Jones, which is good with crisp roast potatoes. it would also be nice with some burrata.
A favourite tray bake from Yotam Ottolenghi. Any sort of sausage will work well , including vegetarian ones.
I am always looking for new ways to cook potatoes and came across this delicious recipe in Sabrina Ghayour’s ” Bazaar” .