Zaalouk with Crispy Halloumi and Olives

I wanted to try a different recipe other than baba ganoush with charred aubergine. I found this recipe on the olive magazine website. It has all those middle eastern flavours I love, smokiness from the spices and aubergine, sweetness from the tomatoes and freshness from the coriander and lemon. I used a spoon to pile…

Roasted Carrot, Feta and Orange Salad with a Tahini Dressing

I adore carrots this time of year and roasting them is one of my favourite things. Something magical happens when carrots and cumin combine their flavours. The fresh citrus flavour from the orange and coolness from the tahini makes this salad really special. The textures are really nice too and the caramelisation on the carrots…

Smoked Garlic Olive Tapenade Recipe

I love bread and butter but I fancied something with a bit more flavour. Earlier in the year we went to Lake Garda in Italy and I bought a few vacuum packs of olives. As I had only got round to using one so far I thought it is about time to use up the…