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Spanakopitta

Originally posted on Passion Fruit Garden:
This month, The Cook Book Guru is featuring Claudia Roden’s A New Book of Middle Eastern Food.  I have already posted two recipes from this cookbook, Moroccan Tagine…

Moroccan stuffed tomatoes with roasted peppers, tuna, capers and olives

Nancy from Jamjnr.com. has created this beautiful fresh sounding stuffed tomato recipe from Claudia Roden for us as part of our book of choice this month… it looks and sounds divine!  Click through… Continue reading

“The New Book of Middle Eastern Food” – Rose Scented Rice Pudding

Forget all the bad things you know and think about rice pudding and enliven your senses with this luscious and fragrant rose scented rice pudding from lady red specs. Leah

Kisir: Peppery Bulgur Salad

Originally posted on ALMOST ITALIAN:
In Melbourne, Brunswick is the home of Middle Eastern food, with numerous Lebanese and Turkish restaurants lining the northern end of Sydney Road. Along with Persian sweet shops,…

Tarama

Originally posted on An Evolving Life:
One of the foods I associate most with Greek Lent is taramasalata, a cod’s roe dip. Taramasalata traditionally features on the table for “Clean Monday” (Καθαρά Δευτέρα,…

Guest Post: Claudia Roden’s The New Middle Eastern Cookbook

Lady Red Specs from Please Pass The Recipe suggested this month’s cookbook for us to explore and I thought it only right that we ask her to do a little write up about… Continue reading

What we thought of Cooking At Home with Karen Martini

March for The Cookbook Guru was all about Cooking At Home with Karen Martini. I don’t think this Cookbook Guru choice sparked the fire in people’s bellies like previous books but we still… Continue reading

The April Cookbook Guru: Claudia Roden’s The New Book of Middle Eastern Food

As the weather cools down for us here in Australia the book choices for The Cookbook Guru is taking another turn towards the Middle East and the fragrant curries and delicious slow cooked… Continue reading

Baked Pears with Prunes, Chocolate and Almonds

Originally posted on ALMOST ITALIAN:
Autumn just gets better and better, with new season’s pears appearing and a few quinces making their debut in the markets. My few garden pears are maturing on…

Swordfish with Tomato, Chilli and Caper sauce.

Originally posted on ALMOST ITALIAN:
           I am calling this Pesce Spada alla Putanesca as it reminds me of Sicily. It was with some reluctance that I decided to throw my recipe…

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