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Fried Leeks in Tomato and Arak with Almonds

Arak is an aniseed flavoured alcoholic drink which turns milky white when water is added to it. Commonly called arak in Lebanon and similar in taste to raki in Turkey or ouzo in Greece, which is what I used below. If you have none of these at hand, use pernod or sambuca instead. On a… Continue reading Fried Leeks in Tomato and Arak with Almonds

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Freekah, Feta, Figs and Caramelised Onion Salad

Absolutely delicious salad which can be eaten warm or cold. Freekah differs between brands so use the amount of liquid instructed on the packet. Small portion for a side and a larger portion for a filling main. Looks great too, Ingredients 4 tablespoons of olive oil 2 red onions thinly sliced 250g whole grain green… Continue reading Freekah, Feta, Figs and Caramelised Onion Salad

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Potato salad with tahini dressing

Week 1 of the my 2020 cookbook challenge has come and gone as I’m a little late posting my first recipe #Januaryblues. Anyway, here goes. I’m starting with a pretty easy recipe, Potato salad with tahini dressing, with a little nod  to Veganuary.  The vegan tahini dressing is creamy and tart, the green pepper lends added crunch and… Continue reading Potato salad with tahini dressing