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Meats

Zippy, Oven Baked Vietnamese Chicken

Zippy, Oven Baked Vietnamese Chicken

I adore Southeast Asian flavours, such as those in this easy weeknight oven baked Vietnamese chicken.  The balance between sweet, sour, salty and spicy is positively addictive.  Plus, at its base, Vietnamese food is earthy and accessible — a cuisine for all people and all […]

Keema Matar, a Quick and Flavorful Weeknight Dish

Keema Matar, a Quick and Flavorful Weeknight Dish

Keema Matar is a luscious, well-seasoned ground meat dish, which undoubtedly has its origins in the rich Mughal heritage of the Indian subcontinent.  It is comfort food at its best, rich and satisfying. Diwali is right around the corner.  In fact, this year’s main celebrations will […]

Baharat Crusted Leg of Lamb

Baharat Crusted Leg of Lamb

This is one of my favorite recipes using baharat, Lebanon’s classic seasoning blend.  The warm flavors of the baharat complement the lamb’s taste beautifully.  Thanks to the abundant seasoning, the roasted vegetables cooked with the lamb also burst with flavor. Living in South Africa, we […]