Middle Eastern

Get lost in the wonderful aromatic flavours of the Middle East with recipes including 30-minute chicken shawarma kebabs, lamb meatballs with bulgar wheat and baklava.

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Harissa and honey chicken with almond tabbouleh

Roast chicken recipes

Harissa and honey chicken with almond tabbouleh

Learn how to spatchcock a chicken with this sticky and spicy recipe, complete with pickled...

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The very best baklava

Sweet tart recipes

The very best baklava

Versions of this crisp, nutty confection abound in Greece, Turkey, the Caucasus and the Middle...

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One-pot chicken, sweet potato and peanut stew

One-pot recipes

One-pot chicken, sweet potato and peanut stew

Gather round the campfire for an easy-to-make one-pot chicken stew. You can make the stew...

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Harissa salmon with green lentils and roast cherry tomatoes

Salmon fillet recipes

Harissa salmon with green lentils and roast cherry...

A salmon recipe, served with green lentils and roasted cherry tomatoes, that’s great for easy...

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Warm za’atar-spiced cauliflower, red onion and rice salad

Healthy salad recipes

Warm za’atar-spiced cauliflower, red onion and rice salad

Discover the power of za’atar in this spiced vegetarian salad, made with cauliflower, red onions...

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Aubergine, tomato and chickpea traybake

Traybake recipes

Aubergine, tomato and chickpea traybake

Elly Pear’s aubergine and chickpea traybake is one of her favourite recipes from her vegetarian...

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Chocolate baklava

Filo pastry recipes

Chocolate baklava

Sweet, crisp baklava is delicious in its traditional form but food writer and cookery expert...

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Harissa-spiced slow-roast lamb

Roast lamb leg recipes

Harissa-spiced slow-roast lamb

Our fragrant leg of lamb, served with a mint, almond, cucumber and radish salad, is...

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Pomegranate loaf cake

Loaf cake recipes

Pomegranate loaf cake

Try this beautiful, yet easy-to-make, almond and polenta loaf cake drizzled with fresh pomegranate juice...

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Pomegranate and za’atar roast chicken

Roast chicken recipes

Pomegranate and za’atar roast chicken

A chicken roasted in za’atar and pomegranate juice – served with a cucumber, radish and walnut...

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Chicken shawarma kebabs

Chicken breast recipes

Chicken shawarma kebabs

Grab a pack of pitta breads for this easy 30-minute meal; spiced chicken, onions and...

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Rice pudding with honey soaked fruit and pistachios

Rice pudding recipes

Rice pudding with honey soaked fruit and pistachios

Rice pudding is a traditional Middle Eastern dessert. This recipe is made with coffee making...

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Quick pork and apple koftas with slaw

Midweek meal recipes

Quick pork and apple koftas with slaw

These easy-to-make koftas – with pork mince, garlic, apple and chilli – are a brilliant...

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Griddled lamb steaks with date, spinach and pistachio bulgur wheat

Quick and easy lamb recipes

Griddled lamb steaks with date, spinach and pistachio...

There’s a wonderful flavour of North Africa in this griddled lamb recipe. Served with a...

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Glazed salmon with giant couscous

Salmon fillet recipes

Glazed salmon with giant couscous

Pomegranate molasses adds sticky sweetness to glazes and marinades which is why we’ve used it...

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Warm quinoa salad with broad beans and pomegranate

Quinoa recipes

Warm quinoa salad with broad beans and pomegranate

Top this Middle Eastern-style quinoa salad, by vegetarian cookery book writer Rose Eliot, with halloumi,...

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Arabian Nights double upside-down cake

Upside-down cake recipes

Arabian Nights double upside-down cake

Studded with fresh figs, raspberries, pistachios and Turkish delight – John Whaite’s double upside-down cake...

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Warm flatbreads with herb butter

Flatbread recipes

Warm flatbreads with herb butter

Warm flatbreads, drizzled with a lemony herb butter and scattered with chilli flakes, are the...

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Spiced lamb meatballs with tahini-dressed bulgur wheat

Spiced lamb meatballs with tahini-dressed bulgur wheat

These spiced lamb meatballs for two make a great midweek meal served with the tahini...

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Crispy dukka flatbreads with herbed houmous

Flatbread recipes

Crispy dukka flatbreads with herbed houmous

This simple north African-inspired recipe of Dukka flatbreads and houmous makes a scrummy starter, canape...

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Zahtar spiced nuts

Zahtar spiced nuts

This Lebanese-inspired recipe for herby, spiced nuts makes for an excellent nibble to have with...

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September 2019