Chicken and rice pilaf with chilled yoghurt and cucumber salad.
Chicken / Lebanese Dishes / Recipes / Salads

Chicken and rice pilaf with chilled yoghurt and cucumber salad.

I will be sharing with you today an authentic recipe for a traditional Lebanese rice dish full of aromatic spices. Do not let the word authentic scare you, it is very easy to prepare. Chicken and rice pilaf was traditionally served at feasts and special occasions, and it still is a great dish to serve … Continue reading

Freekeh salad with macadamia, barberries and feta
Modern Australian / Recipes / Salads / Vegetarian

Freekeh salad with macadamia, barberries and feta

Freekeh is wheat  harvested when still young and green, then roasted and rubbed to remove the grain from chaff. It has a special smoky flavour and is quite rich in fibre and protein. It is traditionally cooked as a stew, however chefs of modern Middle Eastern cuisine are reinventing this ancient grain and using it … Continue reading

Mediterranean style rice paper rolls with grilled asparagus and haloumi
Mezze / Side dishes / Modern Australian / Vegetarian

Mediterranean style rice paper rolls with grilled asparagus and haloumi

Taking a bite out of these rolls, is like having all the flavours of an antipasto platter exploding in your mouth at the same time. Absolutely delicious and so light, it is my Mediterranean twist on the very popular ‘Vietnamese rice paper rolls’. I wanted a gluten-free and light alternative to the usual crusty bread piled … Continue reading