Chermoula-spiced giant couscous

Caramelised artichokes with giant couscous maftoul (meaning “hand-rolled”), a traditional Palestinian grain made from bulgur and whole wheat flour.⁠ A very popular new salad in our household. The maftoul has a lovely nutty flavour and a great texture 🌱 ⁠Chermoula is a North African spice with cumin, coriander and lemon 🍋⁠INGREDIENTS⁠Artichoke hearts (as many as…

Vegetarian rice & caramelised lemons

Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 1 Spanish onion, finely chopped 1 red and 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and cut into strips 1 fennel bulb, cut into strips 3 garlic cloves, crushed 300 g Calasparra rice (or another paella rice) 1 tsp smoked sweet paprika 1/2 tsp hot paprika 200 ml good-quality medium sherry or dry…

Orange, olive & red onion salad

Memories of Madrid, bathed in heat, relaxing by the pool reading The Sun Also Rises. One of my favourite recipes from that summer.