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Green Beans and Freekeh Salad with Tahini Sauce

Green Beans and Freekeh Salad with Tahini SauceFreekeh (pronounced freak-uh) is a healthy whole grain food and is young green wheat that goes through a process of roasting, is then cracked or left whole. Really love the smokey flavor and nutty texture of freekeh and like other grains, perfect in salads. Freekeh is high in fiber, protein and iron and has become another favorite in our kitchen and we love this salad of green beans and freekeh with tahini.

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Beetroot with Yoghurt and Fresh Thyme

Beetroot with Yoghurt and Fresh ThymeI can’t ever remember a time when I didn’t like beetroot, even as a child. Growing up in Ireland and when eating out, I seem to remember that every egg salad or salad for that matter, had some form of beetroot on the side.
Earthy with a slight sweetness, you cant help but admire the intense color of beetroot. Continue reading

One-Pot Braised Chicken with Tomatoes, Potatoes and Herbs

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We are definitely feeling the cold in Bahrain at the moment and although our winters are short-lived, it is a welcoming change from our searing hot summers. Outdoors we can wear our winter woolies and indoors it is a good time to put the casserole pot to good use and cook piping hot hearty oven-to-table family meals. What I love about one-pot meals, they can be as simple as this Braised Chicken with Tomatoes, Potatoes and Herbs or more elaborate, like Beef Bourguignon. This fuss free one-pot meal takes little time to prepare and as the dish is completely cooked in the casserole pot, there is hardly any washing-up to do. Continue reading

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