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Eastern

Exotic recipes from the Middle East.

Afghan Spinach Bolani
  • Time: 2 hours
  • Complexity: easy

Afghan Spinach Bolani

This is one of the simplest things. Be sure to grab some yogurt for dipping freshly fried bolani. The pairing of hot bolani with yogurt is the best thing ever.

Almonds Sweet & Spicy
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Almonds Sweet & Spicy

An addictive snack that's great for parties or just having around the house - you will be amazed how quickly they disappear!

Batatas Harra (Lebanese Spiced Potatoes)
  • Time: 40 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Batatas Harra (Lebanese Spiced Potatoes)

These spiced potatoes make a flavourful appetizer, side dish, party snack or breakfast.

Bazlama
  • Time: 4 hours
  • Complexity: very easy

Bazlama

Simple and delicious Turkish village bread. Normally it is cooked in an outdoor oven but it works just as well on the stove top.

Beef Goulash
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Complexity: easy

Beef Goulash

Another amazing beef mince dish with a yummy smokey flavour.

Bolani Katchalu (Potato Filled Turnovers)
  • Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Complexity: easy

Bolani Katchalu (Potato Filled Turnovers)

Bolani is a traditional Afghani flatbread stuffed and baked with either spinach, pumpkin, red potato, or green lentil filling.

Borani Kachalu
  • Time: 40 min
  • Complexity: very easy

Borani Kachalu

Borani Kachalu is an Afghan dish of potatoes, sautéed in a garlic and ginger-infused tomato sauce.

Borscht
  • Time: 65 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Borscht

This is the best Borscht recipe I've ever enjoyed. Serve topped with sour cream, extra dill, and chopped fresh tomatoes. A wonderful Russian recipe.

Chebureki - Russian Fried Dumplings
  • Time: 35 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Chebureki - Russian Fried Dumplings

Fried dumplings that look like turnovers - crunchy on the outside & filled with meat on the inside. Here is a quick and easy shortcut so you can make these in no time.

Chicken & Corn Chilli
  • Time: 12 hours
  • Complexity: very easy

Chicken & Corn Chilli

This is an easy slow cooker meal - use your imagination and season it as you like.

  • Time: 40 minutes
  • Complexity: easy

Chicken Kebabs Sweet & Sour

Delicious fusion of Turkish & Chinese.

Chicken Melt
  • Time: 40 minutes
  • Complexity: very easy

Chicken Melt

A subtle fusion of Kiwi and Mediterranean flavours that work wonderfully.

Chicken Satay Drumsticks with Noodles
  • Time: 2 hours
  • Complexity: very easy

Chicken Satay Drumsticks with Noodles

You can use nibbles, drumsticks or thighs for this recipe. The noodle salad makes it a complete meal – and in just 40 minutes.

Crispy Lechon Kawali - (Filipino Crispy Fried Pork Belly)
  • Time: 10 hours
  • Complexity: very easy

Crispy Lechon Kawali - (Filipino Crispy Fried Pork Belly)

The hardest thing is waiting for the boiled pork belly to air-dry in the fridge overnight before being fried until intensely crisp and crunchy on the outside and meltingly tender within.

Fajitas
  • Time: 3 hrs 15 mins
  • Complexity: easy

Fajitas

Easy light lunch that is full of flavour.