Tag Archives: Middle Eastern

Smoky aubergines with lemon and garlic dressing

A Lebanese feast of vegetables, pulses, herbs and spices, 276pp. by Mona Hamadeh Constable and Robinson, London, 2015 Cooking on page 32–33 Poor John had three diplomatic postings in Lebanon—one for language training and two for work. I was along … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with yoghurt topping and pitta croutons

Modern flavours of Arabia, 208pp. by Suzanne Husseini Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2012 Cooking on pages 32–33 I’ve lived in four Middle Eastern countries and travelled in many more, so the foods of Arabia are close to my heart and … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern flatbreads (Khubz Arabi)

Hi all—thanks to the webmaven for posting my blog entry on the fabulous food in China. We’re travelling in Uzbekistan (Central Asia) and eating quite a lot of bread. I thought you might like trying this recipe for Middle Eastern … Continue reading

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