Muhammara (Spicy Red Capsicum Dip)

Muhammara is a dip made from red capsicum, garlic, cumin, lemon, salt, nuts, a hint of chilli and a bit of olive oil. This delicious dip is said to originate from Syria, but it is common all over the Middle East. It is great with some good bread or you can use as a spread on toast.

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Vegetable Risotto

You show me one person who doesn’t love a good risotto and I will…okay I won’t do anything other than promise you that this version will convert them!

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Vegan Brown Rice Pilaf (Bariis Dalac)

Brown rice has never really been part of my diet, but after trying this delicious dish I knew it was going to be a regular part of my culinary repertoire. Its nutty goodness is a bonus too.

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Spicy Vegetable Hotpot

This vegetable hotpot is packed with goodness and is super tasty too. You literally chuck everything into one pot and cook away, making it one of the easiest dishes you could make.

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Macsharo Yariis (Mini Rice and Coconut Cakes)

These delicious bite sized rice cakes are a traditional Swahili breakfast and snack favourite, but I was delighted when I encountered them in the coastal cities of southern Somalia. They are crunchy outside, and soft and fragrant inside.

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