Tag Archives: Garlic

Chickpea and bulgar wheat salad with fresh herb dressing

The nutty flavours of bulgur wheat and chickpeas go beautifully with the fresh olive oil and lemon dressing and the tang of the fresh herbs in this delicious Middle Eastern salad. It’s great with roasted and BBQ meats, or as … Continue reading

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Cumin spiced lentils with pasta and caramelised onions

Savoury side dishes that mix spiced grains, lentils and pasta are very common in Middle Eastern cookery and this is one of my favourites. It’s wonderful as part of a mezze-style lunch or supper with roast lamb or chicken. Tasty, quick, … Continue reading

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Roast hake with chermoula on a bed of new potatoes and tomatoes

We’re lucky that the excellent Mummery Brothers sell all kinds of delicious fresh seafood on the market in Bury St Edmunds. You can make this dish with any meaty white fish such as cod and haddock but this delicious hake caught our eye … Continue reading

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Tabbouleh deluxe!

A Pigeon Cottage ‘Garden Kitchen’ favourite weekend lunch is a marinated, butterflied leg of lamb cooked on the barbie served with a delicious salad like this one; and a cold glass or three of course! It’s very simple to make, … Continue reading

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Spicy butternut squash hummus

This butternut squash hummus is super-easy and inexpensive to make and a great dip served with warm pitta bread, or as a side dish with Middle Eastern seasoned roasted lamb or BBQ meats. 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cut … Continue reading

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