Bethany Kehdy

A Champion of Middle Eastern Food & Recipes

Semolina Pancakes with Honeycomb Ricotta & Almond Butter

(Photography by Sarka Babicka) In honour of Shrove Tuesday, I thought I'd share another favourite from The Jewelled Kitchen (AKA Pomegranates & Pine Nuts). These semolina pancakes are known as beghrir in North Africa, which means “1000 holes”. The name refers to the multitude of holes that develop on the surface as they cook. I've added a levantine touch by sealing them as we do with qatayef ashta (beghrir's cousins really) and stuffing...

Slow-Braised Orange Glazed Duck with Creamed Parsnip

This sumptuous meal part of the 7-course christmas tasting menu scored a 9/10 on the Mmm meter! The duck legs were marinated for over 24 hours and then slowly braised for 4 hours. The duck came served atop creamed parsnip with an onion confit. What a delectable combination this was... I can't wait to make it again, very soon! Slow-Braised Orange Glazed Duck with Creamed Parsnip   Ingredients 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon...