Roasted Cauliflower with Citrus Tahini Sauce

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I have moaned more than once about my friend, Colette, being vegetarian as I find it difficult to come up with different and interesting vegetarian dishes for her.  Colette either gets one of the few tried and true recipes or some strange concoction that shouldn’t be repeated.  As a result, when I spy a vegetarian dish that looks interesting and tasty, I get a little excited.  Such was the case when I spied this recipe in Suzanne Husseini’s  Modern Flavours of Arabia. Continue reading

Lemony Garlic Chicken with Rice and Yoghurt Sauce (Fattet D’jaj)

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I bought another cookbook the other day.  Well …three really, but today’s post only requires me to admit to the purchase of one.  It is a fabulous book, Modern Flavours of Arabia, by Suzanne Husseini.  As always when I buy a new cookbook, I sat up in bed the other night with a cup of coffee and had a good read.

I immediately spotted a couple of recipes that I wanted to try but this one was my absolutely number one.  It sounded wonderful.  I could hardly wait to try it and, let me assure you, I was not disappointed.  It was scrumptious.  Maus, the critical one, gave it a very strong thumbs up. Continue reading