Tabouli

This recipe is one I improvised, drawing on a bunch of different sources, notably Closer magazine. Ingredients 200g bulgar wheat, or cous-cous if this is unavailable 150g fresh parsley, finely chopped 75g fresh mint, finely chopped 2 tomatoes 1.5 lemons 1 red onion 3—4 spring onions 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 vegetable stock cube […]

Turkish-Style Grilled Lamb with Cous-Cous

Not really a Turkish meal, but my own creation in the Turkish style. Ingredients 2 lamb leg steaks 150g cous-cous 300 mL vegetable stock, boiling 1 tomato ½ red onion 3—4 spring onions juice of one lemon 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1 tbsp olive oil Spice Mixture 2 tsp cumin seeds or cumin powder […]

Hummous

Ingredients 250g boiled (and cooled) chick peas 75g olive oil 50g lemon juice 50g brine (this can be obtained from a tin of “cooked chickpeas in brine”! Alternatively, just mix some salt and water) 50g Tahini (pulped roasted seseme seeds) 1 small clove of garlic Method Blend all ingredients in an electric blender. Done. Variations […]