Lamb Shawarma

Another great Middle Eastern dish I like to make (and by Ottolenghi of course!) is this wonderful Lamb Shawarma from yet again his book Jerusalem. It is a perfect choice for a Sunday lunch and provides a mountain of tasty, tender lamb to pick at. I'm pretty sure there is often more eaten before the …

Shakshuka

One of my favourite dishes for a weekend brunch is Shakshuka, a deliciously rich and spicy tomato base with eggs softly poached in the sauce, easy to make and good for sharing. I have eaten this dish in a number of Middle Eastern countries over the years, with each region having their own variations, but …

Pomegranate

A drizzly grey day in Edinburgh, just before Christmas seen Stuart and I pop into Pomegranate on Antigua Street for a late lunch. We were warmly welcomed into the bright and cheery restaurant, just what we needed to break through the greyness! Pomegranate is the sister restaurant of Hanam's up near the Castle, which is …