Mediterranean Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s pie is an English staple, and consists of a layer of lamb (if you’re using beef then it’s a cottage pie) and vegetables topped with a layer of fluffy mashed potato on top, then baked in the oven. It’s classic English comfort food at its best, and it’s…

Shawarma Spice Blend

Like all the spice blends I use regularly, this is one I grind myself. Unlike many of the others, this one requires a decent number of spices – eleven, to be exact. Sure, you can buy homemade shawarma spice at your local Arab supermarket – and probably at Whole…

Harissa Baked Beans

For those of you who don’t know me personally, I grew up in Yorkshire, England. I have a soft spot for many English foods, especially as I live in the United States now. However, British food is often the butt of jokes. There’s even a saying that goes:

“Heaven is…

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