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Middle Eastern recipes

Travel through the Middle East with this medley of delicious meals to tantalise the tastebuds.
Fragrant chicken with sumac onions

Take a trip to the Middle East via your kitchen, with dishes that celebrate a balance of spice, warmth and texture. Whether you have a hankering for falafel, eight-hour lamb shoulder with Israeli couscous and labne or orange caramel sticky doughnuts, this collection of flavoursome recipes will have you covered.

Ancient grain salad, goat’s curd, pomegranate, crisp fried shallots

Barbecued sumac prawns with yoghurt flatbread

Borani-ye esfenaj (spinach, turmeric and golden raisin dip)

Chilled spiced tomato soup with Middle Eastern herbs and labne

lamb shoulder cooked slowly for 8 hours with couscous

Eight-hour lamb shoulder with Israeli couscous and labne

Falafel

Fragrant chicken with sumac onions

Fried eggplant with medieval sals

Haloumi and crushed wheat salad

Melting salmon in fragrant salt, tarator style

Orange caramel sticky doughnuts

Persian-style chickpea salad

Seafood khoresh

Sour cherry sorbet

Spiced lamb with cracked wheat and green olive salad

Tomato, shanklish and tarragon

Watermelon with rosewater, labne, mint and pomegranate molasses

Yoghurt lamb with freekah pilaf

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