Tag Archives: Date syrup

Iraqi Mung Bean Rice

Meet the southern Iraqi’s famous Timman Mash, Mung bean rice. Simple, nourishing and soul comforting food.

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Breakfast with Spelt Bread – 2 Ways

breakfast, yoghurt, za'tar, tahini, date syrup

There are certain habits you naturally inherit from your parents. Some may be good, others, well not so. Food usually features quite strongly in that. Sometimes I wish I hadn’t inherited my sweet tooth from both my parents, it would have made life a lot easier! However to be fair, they did teach me that sweets should be consumed on special occasions or as treats. A piece of cake used to be a true luxury, compared to the common tea-time ritual that has become so common nowadays. Continue reading