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June 2015

  • Spiced Chickpeas with Harissa and Tamarind

    Spiced Chickpeas

    Spiced Chickpeas

    My friend A often sends me recipes she thinks I should try, usually accompanied by annotations and suggestions.
    Last week she emailed me this fascinating recipe for strawberry crisp that uses rosewater and dried lemons, she said it’s ‘very Ottolenghi’ (read Middle Eastern inspired) and that I should perhaps add … Continue Reading...

  • Travelogue | Grand Mosque of Paris

    Grand Mosque of Paris

    Grand Mosque of Paris Grand Mosque of Paris

    Grand Mosque of Paris

    The year I turned eight, we moved into a house on a street with a mosque on one end.
    We were in a new city in a new country, starting life anew, and awoke our first night to the strains of melodic music from the mosque at dawn calling people … Continue Reading...

  • Strawberry, Rhubarb and Apple Crumble

    Strawberry, Rhubarb and Apple Crumble

    Strawberry, Rhubarb and Apple Crumble

    I came straight home from work yesterday, dreaming of luscious rhubarb crumble with ice cream.
    We got strawberries from the farmers’ market this weekend, it’s those small, soft and intensely sweet kind that bruise easily and stain your fingertips; I can only find these at farmers’ markets.

    Another thing you … Continue Reading...