This recipe I learned years ago when I still lived in America. I was obsessed with knowing all the plants that were edible and used for medicinal properties in my state. The book I read had a recipe similar to this and it said the name was Indian Lemonade and it was made from fresh sumac berries...
I love Za'atar especially in the summer in salads on humous. Here is my take on it:
1 tbsp roasted sesame seeds
3 tbsp sumac
2 tbsp thyme
4 tbsp oregano
maldon sea salt to taste. I think put in two teaspoons
I used this to sprinkled on tahini cream for this cauliflower steak with sumac and...
There was a bit of a PR problem for M&S earlier this year for selling cauliflower 'steaks' with a dressing for £2ish. So I made my own for a tiny fraction of the price.
Cauliflower cut the steaks about 1cm thick (I had a small cauliflower so only managed two steaks. (I'll use the...
Kubideh ( Kebabs)
1 lb lean ground beef
one med onion, minced (via food processor), juice squeezed out in cloth
1 TBS lemon juice and/or sumac spice
1 tsp salt
1 pkt beef Bovril
pinch MSG (optional)
½ tsp pepper
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp cumin
½ tsp cinnamon or allspice
½ tsp thyme...
Each month we showcase a different spice. Its over to you to come up with your tips, tricks or recipes using the spice. There is a prize for the most interesting idea or recipe (to be posted anywhere in the world, customs permitting). Just add your ideas to this thread or if you have a recipe...
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Total time: 1 hour 45 minutes
Comforting and colourful, this hearty gratin gets its mild warmth and fruity, spiced edge from the pink peppercorns. A food processor or mandolin will make quick work of the prep, otherwise...
Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 25-30 minutes
Serves 2 as part of a main course
150 g rice
300 ml boiling water, plus extra for soaking
100 g pitted dates, or other dried soft fruit of choice
10 strands of saffron
50 g of chopped nuts
1 tbsp unsalted butter
130 gr dark chocolate ( I used 72%)
250 gr fresh cream
Cut the dark chocolate into pieces and put them in a bowl. Bring to a boil 125g of cream with sichuan peppercorns and cinnamon stick. Filter the cream with a strainer and pour it over...
My first thought was Pepper Crusted Steak. @Yorky got there ahead of me so I decided to do shrimp not realizing that @Yorky had a recipe for that as well. The pepper was ground and the shrimp ready for seasoning so pepper shrimp it is.
For the shrimp
1 lb. large shrimp. Heads removed. Shell...
2 x 250 gm Beef fillets, at least 25mm thick.
1 tblsp Prepared mustard sauce
2 tblsp Cracked black peppercorns
1 tblsp Olive oil
150 ml Beef stock
100 ml Plain yoghurt
Sprinkle the salt over both sides of the fillets then brush both sides with the mustard sauce...
2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
2 teaspoons sea salt
500 g prawns, shelled and deveined
2 tablespoons olive oil
Mix the flour, pepper and salt in a bowl. Add the prawns and toss well to ensure they are coated.
Heat the oil in a frying pan or...
We love squid. I must post my recipe for Portuguese squid stew, which is slow cooked until tender. This recipe is quick-cooked so it is also tender.
5 squid. Prepared and tube cut into rings and tentacle part cut in two is large.
2 bowls of potato or corn flour/starch (the photo is corn...
Each month we showcase a different spice. I'll be writing up some information about the spice and its over to you to come up with your tips, tricks or recipes using the spice. There is a prize for the most interesting idea or recipe (to be posted anywhere in the world, customs permitting). Just...
Well, a sort-of Kung Pao Fish!
I started with this recipe: Kung Pao Fish With Dried Chilies and Sichuan Peppercorns but I did not have all the ingredients and as it is a bank holiday I could not just pop out. I am sure it would be a lot better with proper ingredients (scallions, the bean sauce...
125 ml Plain yoghurt
1 tblsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tblsp Whisky
1 tblsp Whole black peppercorns
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Heat the plain yoghurt in a small saucepan stirring continuously until almost boiling (do not boil). Stir in the Worcestershire sauce and...