One of the sweetest and least fiery species of mint, spearmint is used in calming spearmint tea, in cocktails such as the mojito and mint julep, and in many Middle Eastern and Asian recipes.
This recipe has evolved from a traditional Vietnamese rice paper roll and has become a family favourite. Always keep a good supply of rice papers and vermicelli or noodles in the pantry and this recipe can be adapted to whatever meat and vege you have.
Za'atar spice is a Middle Eastern blend containing sumac, sesame seed, thyme, parsley, oregano, salt and spearmint. It goes perfectly with Lebanese bread in this recipe.
So so easy to make. The kids will have a ball! Yule love them... hahah
These are perfect small pudding-biscuits; easy to make.
Lamb kebabs made with lamb mince mixed with garlic, onion and spices. These simple kebabs can be prepared in advance, and you can even freeze them once they are assembled if you wish.
A beautifully spiced rice side dish mixed with pine nuts, cashews, peas and carrots. A meal in itself!