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Baked Courgette and Chickpea Falafel

Midday Meze: Baked Courgette and Chickpea Falafel with a Side Salad and low fat Hummus.

Refreshing Lemon Drink

A fantastic way to use up fresh lemons. Refreshing for Cape Town summers.


 It’s name is derived from the word “ashura“ (Noahs pudding), which means “tenth” in Arabic .Known as the oldest dessert in the world, Turkish legend has it that it was actually Noah who made this pudding first – hence the name.

Mushroom and Onion Rice

A delicious, hearty meal that can be prepared in under an hour. A dish that’s ideal for midweek on the dinner table.

Eggplant, Salami and Gouda Sandwich

Endless combinations, fulfilling flavors. Quick to eat and fun to make. Next time you find yourself in a rut, make a sandwich.

Umm Ali – Egyptian Croissant Dessert

A warm Egyptian croissant pudding that will delight at every occasion. Enjoy!


Linza is a delicious oriental dessert famous in the Egyptian city of Damietta. It is a mix of cake and Basbousa (semolina cake).

Shawarma Beef Goulash With Pine Nuts

I had this dish for the first time when my Egyptian friend invited me for iftar I was privileged to try Egyptians dishes in Ramadan.

Creamy Mustard Beef Strips with Broccoli

I’ve always found beef and mustard to be a match made in culinary heaven. This recipe combines the two in a quick stir-fry style dish, with little florets of broccoli to soak up that delicious, creamy sauce.

Coriander Sesame Flatbread

Coriander Sesame Flatbread…the name says it all. A wonderful marriage of flavours that make your tastebuds do a little jig. And don’t even get me started on the texture…heavenly, to say the least. Soft and pillowy, light yet satisfying with every bite!

Harissa & Maple Glazed Roasted Carrots

The combination of the gorgeously zesty and tangy caramelized lemon, the sweet amber maple syrup and the deep hum of the spicy Harissa paste is just GENIUS.

Spicy Falafel Patties

This recipe is a bit different from my usual one because it has a kick to it. I like to serve these as is with some tahini dressing to dip into as an appetizer.

Orange Basbousa (Nammoura)

This is a very easy recipe. All you do is mix everything together in one go, rest, then bake. For a more traditional flavor, prepare plain syrup instead of an orange one. Hope you try it!

Egyptian Dukkah, Ricotta and Fig Bruschetta

The soft sourness of the ricotta is perfect with the sweetness of the fresh figs and the saltiness of the roasted dukkah

Whole Baked Side Of Salmon With Mustard & Herbs

This impressive baked whole salmon fillet is the epitome of easy summer entertaining. It is ridiculously simple and quick to put together, feeds a massive crowd.

Frittata With Pumpkin, Spinach & Ricotta

A simple, affordable, healthy and delicious dinner is just a carton of eggs away!

Vanilla Brioche Bread Pudding with Raspberries

An incredibly indulgent treat, yet so easy and quick to throw together! Brioche bread is drenched in a Vanilla Scented simple Pudding mixture, scattered with Raspberries.

Wholewheat Olive Oil, Yoghurt, Honey & Pear Cake

A simple recipe for a beautifully moist and fragrant cake; 100% wholewheat and sweetened entirely with honey, this is the perfect excuse to eat cake for breakfast!

Chai-Spiced Wholewheat Banana Bread

It is light and moist with a super tender crumb and is spiced up with classic Chai spices for a wonderfully aromatic loaf.

Apple & Oat Crumble

A simple crumble recipe that is nourishing and healthy enough for breakfast, and delicious enough for dessert. Made with oats and just a touch of brown sugar and scented with beautiful warming spices.

Homemade Labneh

Making labneh at home couldn’t be easier. all you need is yoghurt! you can make it as creamy or as strained as you like, & enjoy it in endless ways!

Low-Sugar Plum Jam

I just LOVE this jam with crepes and pancakes, but my absolute favourite way to eat it is spread over Homemade Labneh on toast.

Basic Homemade Nut Butters

Making nut butters at home is an act of faith. It is as simple as a recipe could be, but it requires perseverance, stubbornness and a large helping of patience.

Classic Basil Pesto

Perfectly simple and simply perfect; a classic marriage that has stood the test of time. Wonderfully versatile and a million times better than store-bought!

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