Monthly archives of “May 2014

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Za’atar Chicken with Apricot Spiced Couscous and Minty Pomegranate Yogurt

Last year I made a trip to Dubai, and after sampling almost every type of Arabian cuisine I could get my hands on – one of the things I fell in love with was their Za’atar Bread. Za’atar has this unique herby, earthy, slightly lemony flavour – unlike anything I’ve had before.

Za’atar is a Middle-Eastern spice mixture, comprising Sumac, Thyme, Roasted Sesame Seeds, Marjoram, Oregano and Salt. It’s kind of like an Arabic ‘All Spice’ or ‘Chaat Masala’, if you will. Za’atar is so versatile, it can be used on breads, meats, vegetables, rice – and it’s SO good, it’s almost addictive!

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A Life Worth Eating: 5 Fabulous Foodies

When I’m not experimenting in the kitchen, or stuffing my face with food, I can be found scouring all forms of Social Media for the best Recipes and Photos of food. ‘Foodporn‘ or rather ‘#foodporn‘ is definitely one of my favourite search terms when it comes to all things culinary and though it doesn’t have a ‘Dictionary’ meaning, I like to interpret it as beautifully presented, mouthwatering, luscious food that makes you feel lightheaded and giddy at the thought of eating it.

Now, I do follow a whole lot of Chefs, Food Channels, Home Cooks and Food Photographers, but these 5 lovely people I’m about to introduce you to are my go-to Foodies! They pour their heart and soul into everything they do and any time of day or night, they always have something interesting going on, some new place to try out or a new recipe to share. Alphabetically, they are:

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