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By Azlin Bloor | sweet, spicy, sexy...

The Loomi Cocktail, made with Dried Lime Tea (Limoo Tea)

The Loomi Cocktail, or simply, The Loomi, is a delightfully sour cocktail made with loomi tea, some rum and angostura bitters. This recipe (ever so …

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How to Season and Care for Your Tagines (and other Clay Pots)

So you’ve come back from holiday with a tagine! What’s next? How do you season that brand new, unglazed tagine and then, how do you look after your …

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A Vegan Tagine of Okra, Tomatoes and Onions, a favourite North African Tagine

The latest addition to the Tagine Masterclass series on LinsFood is this Vegan Tagine of Okra, Tomatoes and Onions. So easy to put together and once …

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Pimm's, a favourite British Summer Drink with Borage Flowers

<b>First published Aug 2014. Updated July 2017.</b><p>Pimm’s – the quintessential British summer drink, as synonymous with long summer evenings here as …

Beverages

Nasi Lemak, Coconut Rice from Singapore and Malaysia

Nasi Lemak is coconut rice and practically a staple in Singapore and Malaysia. It is very similar to the Indonesian Nasi Uduk and is served with a …

Brown and Black Dried Limes (Limoo Amani, Noomi Basra)

Brown and Black Dried Lime, Limoo Omani, whole and powdered<p>Dried limes, whether brown or black are a very popular ingredient throughout the Middle …

Knafeh

Knafeh, also spelt varyingly as kanafeh and kunafeh, is a Middle Eastern sweet made from shredded phyllo pastry (called Kataifi pastry) stuffed with …

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Beef Rendang (Rendang Daging)

Beef Rendang or rendang daging, in Malay/Indonesian, is a curry fit for a King. It is synonymous with celebrations and festive occasions in Malaysia, …

Zabadee el Mishmish (Egyptian Apricot Pudding)

<b>First published July 2013, updated Jun 2017.</b><p>Zabadee el Mishmish is a delightful chilled Egyptian dessert of apricots, cottage cheese and yoghurt. I …

Pineapple Tarts (Kuih Tart)

pineapple tarts<p>Not really known outside of Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia, Pineapple Tarts are the personification of the festive cookie …

Ethiopian Spiced Clarified Butter, Niter Kibbeh (Tegelese Tesmi)

Ethiopian Spiced Butter, Niter Kibbeh in Ethiopian, and Tegelese Tesmi in Eritrean, has, over the years, become an indispensable ingredient in my …

Pineapple Jam

Pineapple Jam<p>Prep Time: 15 minutes<p>Cook Time: 2 hours<p>Total Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes<p>Cuisine: Singaporean and Malaysian<p>Author: Azlin Bloor<p>Serving Size: …

Eggless (Egg Free) Savoiardi or Lady Fingers Biscuits

When 2 of your kids are allergic to eggs, at some point, you seem to spend all your time creating eggless recipes! Although in my case, this has only …

Thai Green Rice, an original Thai Recipe from LinsFood

First published August 2012. Updated June 2017.<p>This Thai Green Rice recipe is an original Thai recipe I created for a charity cooking class many …

Coffee Cake

coffee buttercream<p>The following recipe is one I put together ages ago but recently, decided to try adding some cardamom to it and wow! Also, I don’t …

Avocado and Roast Tomatoes Salad

Avocado and Roast Tomatoes Salad<p>Pleasing to the eye and palate, this Avocado and Roast Tomatoes Salad is also open to interpretations in term of what …

Coffee, Avocado and Banana Smoothie - perfect pre or post workout drink

I know, I know, you’re probably raising your eyebrows at this Coffee Smoothie. It’s the coffee and avocado, isn’t it? I must confess, when I first …

Warm Baby Potato and Asparagus Salad

This Warm Baby Potato and Asparagus Salad is one of my favourite late spring/early summer salads, when fresh asparagus is everywhere and the early …

Vegetarian Summer Carpaccio

This Vegetarian Summer Carpaccio means that summer has finally and truly arrived in the UK – about a month later than expected, but beggars can’t be …

Vegetarian

Mahalabia Recipe - a Middle Eastern Dessert

Before we get to the Mahalabia recipe, with <b>Ramadan just around the corner</b>, you might be interested in my <b>Ramadan Recipes Cookbook</b>, available on Amazon …

Mango Mahalabia with a touch of Sumac

Mahalabia, also known as Mahalabi, is a Middle Eastern dessert of slightly sweetened cooked milk that is flavoured with rose or orange water. Very …

Matbucha or Salade Cuite, a Moroccan Jewish Cooked Tomato and Pepper Salad

Matbucha, Salade Cuite, a Moroccan Jewish Cooked Tomato and Pepper Salad<p>Prep Time: 25 minutes<p>Cook Time: 1 hour<p>Total Time: 1 hour, 25 minutes<p>Cuisine: …

Msemen, square shaped Moroccan Flatbread or Pancake (Rghaif)

Msemen is a fairly flaky, square shaped Moroccan pancake (Rghaif) or flatbread that’s made from a combination of plain wheat flour and semolina. It …

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Avocado, Banana and Spinach Smoothie

I love this avocado smoothie, it’s a real powerhouse of goodness! We all know avocados are good for us, don’t we? And spinach, Popeye and his …

Pachri Nenas, a Malay Pineapple Salsa

<b>First Published 6th August 2014. Updated 23rd May 2017.</b><p>Pachri Nenas is a Malay salsa/pickle type dish that is perfect on the summer table. It almost …

Pajeon Recipe, Korean Spring Onion (Scallion) Pancake

I adore Pajeon, the Korean savoury pancake of spring onions (scallions) that is eaten with a side dip. The word <i>jeon</i>, while often translated as …

Taucheo, Fermented Soy Beans

Taucheo are salted, fermented soy beans. They are sold in paste form, and whole, as you can see from the image above.<p>Taucheo is very salty and has a …

White Chocolate and Raspberry Risotto - a Sweet Risotto

Have you tried a sweet risotto before? It’s the posh version of the good old rice pudding! This White Chocolate and Raspberry Risotto is an original …

Tofu, Broccoli and Shiitake Stir Fry

Here is a quick an easy side or main for you to whip up in next to no time. This tofu, broccoli and shiitake stir fry is one of my favourite side …