Lebanese seven-spice powder—a mix of allspice, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, fenugreek, ginger, and nutmeg known as baharat—flavors the lamb patties as well as the tomatoes in this richly spiced dish from Lebanese chef Fouad Kassab’s mother, Isabelle. SERVES 6-8 Ingredients 2 lb. ground lamb 1⁄2 cup minced parsley 1⁄3 cup

Eggplants are stuffed with a mixture of spiced lamb and rice, then simmered in tomato sauce in this rustic, cinnamon-scented Lebanese dish. SERVES 6 Ingredients 1⁄2 lb. ground lamb 3 tbsp. long grain white rice 3 tbsp. tomato paste 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 small white onion, minced 1⁄2 tsp.

By Jack’s Creek Difficulty easy | Cooking time less than 15 minutes | serves 4 Lemon and garlic kebabs made with quality rump steak for a gourmet mid week dinner INGREDIENTS 750g Jack’s Creek rump steak, cut into 2cm cubes 1 lemon, juice and finely grated rind 3 cloves garlic,

By Rodney Dunn Difficulty not too difficult | Cooking time more than 1 hour | Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 1.5 kg minced lamb 105 gm (1½ cup) fresh coarse breadcrumbs 5 garlic cloves, finely grated 1 egg, lightly beaten 1½ tbsp ground cumin 1½ tsp ground coriander 1 tsp each of

By The Shahrouk sisters Difficulty not too difficult | Cooking time more than 1 hour Serves 10 or more Zucchinis rarely get the spotlight they deserve, but this Lebanese dish—direct from the episode one winning table of Family Food Fight—will make you think twice about about this humble green vegetable.

Makes 8 | Hands-on time 15 min, grilling time 10 min, plus chilling | Easy Serve these spicy, marinated lamb koftes with a cooling tahini yogurt dip, toasted pittas and some sharp pickles for a quick Lebanese meal. Nutritional isu per serving Calories 240kcals Fat 15.4g (6.6g saturated) Protein 20.7g

Serves 4 | Hands-on time 40 min | Easy This Ottolenghi-inspired dish of rice and lentils is full of warming Lebanese flavours – a comforting dinner recipe for those cooler nights. Nutritional isu per serving Calories 775kcals Fat 30.2g (7.2g saturated) Protein 25.6g Carbohydrates 92.5g (13.6g sugars) Fibre 15.4g Salt