Middle Eastern

Seared salmon with almond salad and labne

You'll need to start the labne for this dish a day ahead for a quick, flavour-packed dinner the next day. With easy pan-seared salmon and a Middle Eastern-inspired salad, it's sure to be a hit.

Woman's Day|Nov 21, 2017

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  • Mixed rice and lentil salad with chermoula lamb

    Delicious and easy, this Middle Eastern salad with tender lamb pieces makes a wonderfully healthy and filling family dinner. Be sure to make an extra serving or two for an easy work lunch the next day.

    Woman's Day|Oct 16, 2017

  • 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.

    Woman's Day|Oct 16, 2017

  • Za'atar chicken with orange couscous tabouli

    Discover the flavours of the Middle East with this succulent za'atar-spiced chicken dish. Served with a modern tabouli full of couscous and oranges, this recipe is sure to go down a treat.

    Woman's Day|Oct 09, 2017

  • Middle Eastern-style warm salad

    We're tidying up the pantry to get rid of those half-used opened packets of dried fruits and nuts in this recipe. You could also use pistachios or hazelnuts.

    Woman's Day|Oct 02, 2017

  • Vegetable and lentil pilaf

    This pilaf is packed full of flavour and is an excellent addition to your next long lunch spread. If you don't finish it off, you can easily take it to work the next day.

    Woman's Day|Aug 22, 2017

  • Lamb kofta rissoles with chickpea tabouli

    Everyone loves these mince meat favourites and our new take on the classic takes them to the next level of deliciousness! Just serve them on a bed of chickpea tabbouleh for a tasty Middle Eastern meal.

    Woman's Day|Aug 08, 2017

  • Lamb sumac with smoked eggplant and tahini puree

    MasterChef Australia 2017 finalist, Ben Ungermann, shares one of his early recipes from the show, explaining, ‘My inspiration came from Yotam Ottolenghi himself during Yotam Week, he encouraged us to make simple but delicious food using only a few ingredients.’

    Supplied|Jul 12, 2017

  • Middle Eastern crispy eggplant

    MasterChef Australia 2017 finalist, Karlie Verkerk, shares one of her favourite recipes from her time on the show, explaining, ‘I was so inspired by Yotam Ottolenghi's visit to the MasterChef kitchen! This dish is a Middle Eastern version of my favourite Chinese dish called fish fragrant eggplant.’

    Supplied|Jul 12, 2017

  • Maple mustard lamb skewers with chunky tabouli

    These flavour-packed lamb and eggplant skewers are marinated in a mouth-watering maple syrup and mustard sauce. Serve them up with our chunky tabouli, tzatziki and flatbread for a filling family dinner.

    Woman's Day|May 19, 2017

  • Broccolini and tuna fattoush salad

    Healthy eating can be easier than you think - you just need to know which ingredients work together to create something as satisfying as it is nourishing. This salad, packed with vitamin C-rich broccolini and delicious tuna, is the perfect idea for a nutritious work lunch or dinner.

    Woman's Day|Mar 28, 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!

    Now to love|Feb 14, 2017