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  • Coriander, lemon and chilli hummus

    Add a whole new layer of flavour to your homemade hummus dip with the addition of zesty lemon, fresh coriander and red chilli to your recipe. It'll provide a lovely Asian-style twist, perfect for enjoying with rice crackers.

    Test Kitchen|Nov 19, 2019

  • Chicken, burghul & pomegranate salad

    The weeknight salad takes on an exotic air with the inclusion of cumin, burghul and pomegranate molasses.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Sep 09, 2019

  • Pistachio and apricot baklava cake

    With all the well loved flavours of baklava layered between moist cake, this tastes as good as it looks.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Aug 20, 2019

  • Basic hummus

    Hummus is a delicious snack packed with healthy fats and beneficial fibre to help keep you feel full.

    Test Kitchen|May 30, 2019

  • How to cook burghul

    Burghul is an exceptionally versatile grain that is not only easy to cook, but a delicious way to add texture to any dish.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Feb 10, 2019

  • Spiced semolina and almond halva

    Halva recipes are many and varied - but broadly speaking are dense, sweet treats popular in Middle Eastern cuisines made on either nut butter or flour. Our halva recipe uses semolina and almonds to create a deliciously spiced treat for any time of day.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Oct 16, 2018

  • Fried eggs and spiced yoghurt sauce

    This Middle Eastern dish is perfect for breakfast, it will help keep your blood sugar levels in check for the rest of the day. And this means you are less likely to succumb to quick-fix snacks!

    Australian Women's Weekly|Sep 23, 2018

  • Roasted eggplant with spiced lamb

    Silky eggplant and crunchy cauliflower topped with spiced minced lamb - delish! This dish is a stand out winner for a quick and easy midweek dinner. And it's great for diabetics.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Sep 14, 2018

  • Sumac meatballs and potatoes with garlic yoghurt

    The kids will love tucking in to this delicious dish! With sumac-spiced beef meatballs, chunky potato pieces and a garlicky Middle Eastern yoghurt sauce, it's the ideal dinner for the family.

    Test Kitchen|Oct 16, 2017

  • Delicious desserts from the Middle East

    Rosewater and orange blossom water are the heroes of many Middle Eastern treats, adding a distinctive and delicious flavour that sings of exoticism. Here, we've gathered our best desserts that make the most of these wonderful waters, from Turkish delight and stunning rose-infused figs to Lebanese konafa and orange blossom semolina cake. There's also recipes for traditional sweets like halva, charosets and Jewish rugelach as well as our modern twists using classic Middle Eastern flavours. So try something different for dessert and get baking!

    Now to love|Mar 03, 2017

  • 24 marvellous Middle Eastern recipes

    There's nothing like filling the kitchen with the fragrant spices for which the countries of the Middle East are famous. Dinner dishes come alive thanks to mouth-watering flavours from sumac to za'atar while desserts are sweetened with a light touch of rose water and orange blossom. Here, we've pulled together our best meals that make the most of these sensational spices. There's everything from roasted eggplant with pomegranate molasses, a favourite ingredient in Iran, to konafa, a sweet cheese pastry popular in Lebanon. Dig in!

    Now to love|Mar 02, 2017

  • Our 20 best hummus recipes

    Hummus and pita chips are our go-to healthy snack - they're tasty, quick to make at home and packed full of protein and fibre to keep you feeling full. It's the perfect afternoon treat for any day of the week but if you want to mix it up, here we've pulled together the best twists on your basic hummus dip. There's everything from a lovely sweet pumpkin dip to a spicy coriander and chilli variation. Just throw your ingredients together and process until smooth - you'll have you new favourite dip ready in less than 10 minutes. Too easy!

    Australian Women's Weekly|Feb 14, 2017