A Middle East Feast

July 2021
07:01

M'hencha with halva, white chocolate and almonds

3.0 2 x
M'hencha is a filo pastry snake, rolled with a rich almond, white chocolate and ginger filling, with a few drops of rosewater for fragrance. Dress with rose petals for a truly stunning dessert.
05:32

Riz bi haleeb (rice pudding)

4.0 2 x
This Middle Eastern rice pudding is sweetened with a boozy anise liquor-flavoured sugar syrup and fresh strawberries atop.
06:17

Lamb brik cigars

4.0 3 x
Crisp deep-fried rolls of brik pastry filled with lamb mince and parsley, served with fresh lemon and yoghurt.
07:20

Riz al djaj (poached chicken with smoked rice and tahini yoghurt)

3.0 2 x
This is a wonderful traditional Lebanese chicken and rice dish with crisp onion, fried nuts, vermicelli noodles and a tahini dressing.
05:03

Tom Sarafian's ful medames

3.0 3 x
Ful medames blends the best of a light salad and a comforting stew, finished with a zesty tahini-based sauce.
June 2021
07:26

Eggplant M'nazaleh, and Fried cauliflower and tahini

4.0 3 x
M'nazaeleh is a light stew made with eggplant, tomato and plenty of spices. It's vegan-friendly and can be served with bread or a Middle Eastern main. An easy side dish of deep-fried cauliflower florets drizzled generously with a creamy tahini, garlic and lemon sauce.
05:24

Spring bean fattoush with roast garlic dressing

4.0 4 x
Fattoush is a fresh salad popular in Lebanon and Syria featuring toasted pieces of Lebanese bread, radish and beans with a zesty dressing.
05:42

Turmeric chickpeas with tomatoes, greens and zhough

3.0 3 x
Zhough is a Yemeni hot sauce made with coriander and spices, served with Greek yoghurt to add a creamy twist.
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