Carrot Soup with Hazelnut Dukkah

A sprinkle of hazelnut dukkah, a beautifully aromatic and incredibly delicious Middle Eastern blend of seeds, spices and nuts, adds so much flavour this simple and easy-to-make carrot soup. Any leftover dukkah can be stored in a glass jar in your pantry. It is very lovely sprinkled over eggs; over grilled or roasted vegetables, salads…

Spiced Slow-Cooked Lamb Shanks

I have been making these spiced lamb shanks, based on a dish from Jamie Oliver’s first ever cookbook, every winter for 10 years and they are always perfectly tender, delicious and aromatic. Cooking lamb long and slow on the bone makes for the most nutritious and tasty dish, with the anchovies adding a beautiful depth…

Pistachio Dukkah

Dukkah is a beautifully aromatic and incredibly delicious Middle Eastern blend of seeds, spices and nuts.  It is lovely sprinkled over eggs; over grilled or roasted vegetables, salads or raw veggies; on soft goat’s cheese or cashew cheese; also with olive oil spread over sprouted or sourdough bread; or on top of avocado toast.  It…