Alleppy Prawn Curry

A quick and easy South Indian curry, John's Alleppy Prawn Curry is the perfect mid-week meal from his book Fire and Spice

Shrimp Kabsa

Shrimp Kabsa is a twist very classic Gulf dish, traditionally made with chicken. It’s super easy to make but, sorry, it does involve a lot of ingredients.

Halloumi fries

Halloumi fries are the ultimate lux junk food, doused in zaatar and a rich tahini sauce. They are great as a snack or perfect as a side.

Baklava Buns

My Baklava Buns recipe is a mash up of fabulous Swedish cinnamon buns with the flavours of Middle Eastern baklava. Tea time won't be the same again

Lamb and Cheese Turkish Pide

This lovely Lamb and Cheese Turkish Pide recipe is prefect for dinner with a crisp green salad. The lamb works beautifully with the melted cheese.

Chicken Shawarma

This easy chicken shawarma recipe is adapted from my favourite kebab shop in Beirut. The chicken cooks over the chips, flavouring them with the juices.

Lebanese Quesadillas

These easy Lebanese Quesadillas are a complete rif on manouché, a breakfast flatbread that is eaten all over Lebanon for breakfast.

Paxos Eggs with Feta

Perfect for brunch, these Greek eggs are spiked with chilli and garlic and then finished off with creamy feta cheese and herbs

Fig Almond and Cardamom Cake

The cake is flavoured with orange water and cardamom, the scents of Arabia, and then perfumed with fresh figs that roast into the cake as it cooks.