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Falafel Pitas

Falafel are spicy chickpea cakes. They are a popular street food all over the Middle East. Served in pita bread...


Moroccan lamb and couscous salad

Enjoy the fragrant flavours of cilantro and mint in this North African-inspired salad, which can be largely prepared ahead. Lamb...


Tomato and lentil soup

This simple soup is flavoured with warm spices, then blended to a velvety smooth texture and topped with yogourt. Serve...


Mixed bean chili soup

This heart-warming soup is perfect for a chilly evening. It's packed full of vegetables and mixed legumes, making it an...


Braised whole sea bass with chermoula

Sea bass makes an impressive meal, and its delicious flesh is moist, tender and sweet. Here it's stuffed with an...



Baked Couscous Tomatoes

Large beefsteak tomatoes make tasty, juicy containers for a spicy dried fruit and nut couscous mixture, served with creamy yogourt.


Mexican Vegetable Bake

Turn a tray of roasted vegetables into a spicy meal by adding kidney beans, a tomato sauce and a cheesy...

Spiced Fish with Couscous

As this recipe shows, it is easy to make your own spice mix. And the best thing about it is...


Lamb and Sultana Stuffed Onions

Stuffing vegetables is a great way of using them to make a healthy one-dish meal. This tasty stuffing, of spiced...


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Fresh Coleslaw with Crispy Spinach Roti

Flatbreads are my favourite bread recipes to make at home. Store-bought varieties have shortening or vegetable oil added to make...


Sopa Azteca, Perfect For Clean Eaters

This spicy, broth-based Mexican soup is great for dinner parties because your guests can customize their soup right at the...


Coleslaw

This tangy, colourful salad isn't your traditional picnic coleslaw. The cumin and cilantro add some unexpected flavours


Beef And Almond Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Looking for a fun way to sneak more vegetables into family meals? Kids will devour these tasty and crunchy zucchini...


Hearty Lentil Orange Soup

The orange juice in this soup lightens up the robust taste of lentils


Savoury Squash and Pear Crumble

The sweet taste of squash and pear blended with breadcrumbs and crunchy walnuts provides a simple yet elegant recipe that's...

Curried Israeli Couscous and Walnut Pilaf

This middle-eastern inspired recipe will please anyone craving a bit of spice. Dried currants, lemon, honey and walnuts give texture...


Jane’s on the Common Black Bean Stew

This hearty vegetarian dish is perfect for chilly evenings.


Turkey Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Crust

I am such a sucker for shepherd's pie, but sometimes find that its heavy richness can be a bit much'at...


Vegetarian Sloppy Joes

This vegetarian redux of comfort food classic Sloppy Joes uses crumbled firm tofu as a protein-rich base.


Vegetable Couscous

This low-cal, high-protein, quick-fix vegetable couscous is guaranteed to impress.

Guacamole, Egg & Arugula on Crackers

The simple combination of ingredients and diverse textures in this lunch offer a twist to the traditional sandwich.


Swordfish with Spicy Almond Crust

A spicy-citrus crust with almonds adds texture and flavour to baked swordfish steaks in this quick-to-make dish.


Vegetable Couscous with Wild Blueberries

This quick vegetable couscous with wild blueberries recipe makes a healthy and delicious side dish or light main meal.


Spiced Steak with Speedy Ratatouille

Zucchinis, eggplants, and tomatoes, gently flavoured with wine and herbs, provide a melting, speedy ratatouille that perfectly complements spiced steak.


Indian-Style Grilled Chicken Breasts

Tandoori dishes are often the healthiest option in Indian restaurants because they are cooked without fat added. At home, a...


Baked Eggplant with Yogurt

In this delicious dish, grilled slices of eggplant and zucchini are layered with a rich tomato sauce and cumin-flavoured yogurt,...