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Tag: Middle Eastern cookery

Lebanese Flatbread Crisps and an Easy Mezze Platter

IMG_7566[1]Last week I told you about the Middle Eastern feast and the Turkish butcher shop. This week I wanted to share with you the tricks behind putting together a very easy Mezze Platter.¬†This requires a quick visit to Melbourne’s Arabic precinct and the The A1 Lebanese Bakery, Sydney Road, Brunswick, just a few doors up. Read the rest of this entry »

Lamb Stuffed with Turkish Adana and Rolled in Sumac

IMG_7570[1]What is Australia’s national dish? Many would say roast lamb. But things are changing! Read the rest of this entry »

Potato Kibbi and Finding a New Culinary Mojo.

IMG_6901[1]Don’t you get sick of cooking the same old thing? What does it take to get out of your culinary comfort zone? It was a dinner party, one of the guests couldn’t eat dairy and it threw me. Butter, cream, milk and maybe eggs…suddenly all the dishes I’d been thinking about were off the list.¬† Read the rest of this entry »