Found on nearly every corner in Egypt, falafel are particularly loved for breakfast. Unlike other falafel, these are made with broad beans. Serve warm in pitta with tomato, lettuce and tahini sauce.
This South African pickled fish recipe is a traditional Easter classic in Cape Town. Serve with freshly baked bread.
Okra, called Bamya in Egyptian Arabic, is a popular vegetable in Egypt that is either prepared as a stew with meat or as a simple vegetable side dish like in this recipe, where frozen okra is used.
Delicious served with crispy poppadoms as a starter! They should be chilled for at least 24hrs before serving, allowing the lemon juice to neutralise the onion slightly.
A simple but tasty rice side dish.
Spicy, crispy Indian fritters, made with onions and gram flour (a big plus for gluten-free eaters!), are the ultimate Indian comfort food snack.