Category: Special occasions
A bowl of exotic fruits and nuts, steeping in syrup, with the heady perfume of rosewater and lemon peel.
WARNING: This creamy green pistachio dip is seductive, addictive and simply sensational.
Feta baked until golden brown around the edges is very nutty and not so salty as fresh feta. It’s scrumptious!
Luscious, sweet and tangy.
Fancy picnic? I don’t mean, do you fancy a picnic, but that this is the dish to take to a fancy picnic. Crusty bread, a few salad leaves and away you go.
Roast chicken and white peaches? Insanely good! Do it and see if you agree.
Watermelon Dreams: Set me by a pool, bring me a cool drink … and a plate of these exquisite morsels.
There’s something sensuous about the way thin slices of dusky pink prosciutto softly tumble onto a plate. Mmmm.
Creamy potatoes with a bite from horseradish go with beef, salmon, other salads …
Looking for an alternative to turkey for a festive feast? Here you go …
Fresh and perky, mesclun microgreens make a colourful tangy tangle to serve with rich dishes.
Add a splash of colour to your festive table.
Dippin’ ‘n dunkin’, sounds like fun to me.
Fluffy, puffy, golden and crunchy.
Colourful, crunchy, juicy, tangy and with a balanced minty ginger bite, a bowl of fresh fruit salad is the perfect end to a summer’s meal.
Rich and succulent, creamy and nutty, Falastin’s Labneh cheesecake with roasted apricots, honey and cardamom is a spectacular dessert.
I’m not sure when I first made these – but at least 40 years ago. To say they achieved cult status is an understatement.
Exotic cardamoms, pistachio nuts and pomegranate seeds with roasted lamb rack is as good to eat as it sounds.
Here’s the ‘died and gone to Heaven’ version of pork patties. Live dangerously and just make them!
The Sultan Swings in this combo!
Succulent falling-off-the-bones scrumptiousness.
This is one of those kind-to-the-cook dishes that must be made in advance though at its stunning best while still warm from the pan.
These pack a flavour punch!
From our kitchen to yours, have a very merry day. And, remember, don’t sweat the small stuff! See you in 2020.
Seriously addictive stuffing balls. Make heaps then hide them until serving time!