Cumin imparts an earthy and warming savour to a variety of recipes, especially soups, stews and curries. Cumin is also found in cheeses and chilli powder.
Apricots in lentil soup? It sounds unusual but this is a common Middle Eastern technique. Cumin and thyme provide a gorgeous flavour.
Guacamole is a perfect dip and can be as simple or as complex as you like it. Serve with tortilla chips.
Chickpeas and yellow capsicums in a garlicky olive oil and vinegar dressing. This is great for bring-a-plates or potlucks. Allow time for it to sit overnight.
Lovely tender bok choy is prepared simply with spices as a good vegetarian side dish. Eat simply with rice or as part of a larger meal.
This is a delicious dish you that is impressive enough to serve at dinner parties but simple enough to make for your family. Tender lamb steaks combine beautifully with the flavours of cumin, spinach, creamy potato and sweet red wine sauce.
A great snack - way healthier than chips. They are great on their own but also work well top of a salad.
This is a simplified version of a common Brazilian dish that I remember from my childhood. You can use any firm-fleshed white fish.
When you're looking for something a little more interesting than boiled vegetables, try this dish. The earthy flavour of the spices complements the sweetness of the carrots.
Lots of people claim they don't like beetroot, but they haven't tried this recipe! If you do like beetroot, you'll love this.
The best thing about making popcorn at home is that you know exactly how much butter and salt is going into it - and it saves you money.