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Pulled Persian chicken

Pulled Persian chicken A rich and spicy slow-cooked chicken dish. 20 mins 2 hours 45 mins 254 kcal 20 mins 2 hours 45 mins 254 kcal SERVES 8 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 8 Difficulty EASY This year I cooked an alternative Christmas dinner for a group of friends, a Persian feast (you can read all about my Friendsmas by clicking here, as well …

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Crushed carrots with harissa and pistachios

Crushed carrots with harissa and pistachios Who knew carrots could taste this good?! sweet and sour and spicy- just delicious! 20 mins 35 mins 159 kcal 20 mins 35 min 159 kcal SERVES 6 DIFFICULTY more effort SERVES 6 Difficulty more effort I can’t claim this recipe unfortunately, it is from the amazing Yotam Ottolenghi, one of my all time …

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Persian cranberry rice pilaf

Persian cranberry rice pilaf A delicious side dish to any Persian feast 15 mins 30 mins 354 kcal 15 mins 30 mins 354 kcal SERVES 6 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 6 Difficulty EASY We had this gorgeous rice as a side dish to our alternative Christmas feast Friendsmas- read all about it here! I have always been hopeless at cooking rice for big …

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Za’atar spice mix

Za’atar spice mix Za’atar is expensive to buy ready blended, and is so easy to do yourself! 5 mins 1 min – kcal 5 mins 1 min – kcal makes 1 jar DIFFICULTY EASY makes 1 jar Difficulty EASY Za’atar is one of my favourite discoveries in the past 6 months. I was introduced to it by Sabrina Ghaynour in …

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Butterbean and za’atar dip

Butterbean and za’atar dip A delicious dip, healthy and tasty! 5 mins – mins 175 kcal 5 mins – mins 175 kcal SERVES 4 DIFFICULTY EASY SERVES 4 Difficulty EASY One of my favourite cookbooks of 2016/17 has been Sabrina Ghaynour’s Sirocco, I’ve loved every recipe that I’ve tried, and this one I have made over and over again- pretty much any …