Japanese soba (buckwheat) noodles are marinated in tamari, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, sugar and chilli oil, then tossed with julienned carrots and red peppers for a delicious cold salad with an Asian touch.
A variation on the classic Middle Eastern salad, Tabbouleh, this delicious dish made with cracked wheat makes a healthy light lunch or supper.
Shrikand is an Indian dessert, originating from Gujarati. It's based on milk curds and sugar, which is lightly fragranced with cardamom and saffron. It can eaten on its own or as part of a meal.
This is a well known Hyderabadi dessert. It's made by soaking fried bread and nuts with milk, sugar and cardamom. It's very simple and goes down well at dinner parties. It's best eaten chilled.
This is lovely served as an accompniment to curries or can also be served as a dip!
This chickpea puree is simply divine. Chickpeas are blended with lemon zest, lemon juice, tahini, olive oil and garlic. Serve as a dip with vegetables or pitta bread. It also does well as a sandwich filler.
If you like to watch your fat intake and low fat hummus just doesn't do it for you, here's a spicy alternative. Serve with crudites and breadsticks.
If you love coffee, you'll love this coffee jelly! Coffee is mixed with gelatine and sugar, then allowed to set. Serve with evaporated milk, whipped cream or ice cream.
A slightly different tabbouleh. Bulgur wheat is tossed with tomatoes, spring onions, fresh coriander, garlic, lemons, olive oil, cumin and seasonings. Serve as a side dish. Perfect for the summer months.
This is a simple, yet easy way to make your own sushi rolls. Nori sheets are rolled with cooked glutinous rice, spiced tuna mix, cucumber and avocado. Serve with wasabi and soy sauce.