Robert Maxwell’s Funeral: Jerusalem 1991

Robert Maxwell’s Funeral: Jerusalem 1991

Written by Roger Allen The news of Daily Mirror proprietor Robert Maxwell’s death filtered out at about five o’clock on bonfire night, 1991. It seemed like the whole of Fleet Street was heading for the Canary Islands where Captain Bob had fallen off the back of his...
Spiced Lamb Kofta

Spiced Lamb Kofta

INGREDIENTS 500g of lamb mince, a bit fatty is good 1 large onion diced finely 1 tsp turmeric ½ tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tbsp sea salt 50 g pine nuts, lightly roasted Large handful of currants 40g of flat leave parsley chopped 2 large eggs Olive oil...
Israeli Salad

Israeli Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 cucumber 6 vine tomatoes 1 red onion 3 pinches of sea salt A good grind of black pepper Juice of one lemon 2 heaped tsp of sumac 200g pomegranate seeds. HOW TO DO IT Wash and chop the cucumber and tomatoes. Peel and finely chop the onion. Add all the...
Roasted Chicken Thighs with Sumac

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Sumac

INGREDIENTS8 chicken thighs skin onOlive oil2 tsp of chilli flakes1 ½ tbsp of sumac2 tsp of cinnamon powder1 tbsp of cumin.HOW TO DO ITRub the chicken with 2 tbsp of oil and season.Mix the chilli flakes, sumac, cinnamon and cumin together then rub all over the oiled...
Yogurt Dressing

Yogurt Dressing

INGREDIENTS 100 ml of natural yogurt 2 tbsp of white wine vinegar Zest and juice of 1 lemon 2 cloves of garlic crushed HOW TO DO IT Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk well with a...