A whole chicken is rubbed inside and out with dried herbs, then roasted with lemon and olive. Simple but very delicious.
Traditional egg bread for the Jewish Sabbath. You can add sultanas to the dough just before shaping and then make the loaves into round plaits for Rosh Hashanah.
This rich egg bread is easy to prepare in a bread machine, but the traditional plaited look is preserved when it is baked in the oven.
These kebabs are guaranteed to please. They are easy to make and packed full of flavour. Seasoned minced lamb is formed into sausages around skewers and grilled on the barbecue.
This is a delicious Pakistani/Indian rice dish which is often reserved for very special occasions such as Ramadan, weddings or parties. It has a lengthy preparation, but the work is definitely worth it.
Chunks of lean lamb are gently simmered with dates in a richly spiced gravy, then piled atop couscous and pistachio nuts, and sprinkled with pomegranate seeds. Serve this exotic dish for a special family meal or a make-ahead dish for entertaining, accompanied by some Arabic flat bread and a simple leafy green salad.