Freekeh is a tasty, ancient Middle Eastern grain, similar to rice or couscous, and is widely touted for its many health benefits. Going back 4000 years, its origins lie in a tale of fire and serendipity.
Happy Halloween, folks! As a holiday celebrated for centuries in Ireland, Halloween developed some unusual traditions, with the star of the night's feast a mash potato dish that was described in 1735 as 'always eaten in this Kingdom on this night'.
Asia isn't the only continent to have its take on Sweet and Sour Sauce. Our first episode in the sauces trilogy brings us to Classical Rome, a herby, red wine vinegar glaze ideal for dipping meats.
Explore the origins of Bread Pudding, a dish as old as time, and visit the world with us as we tour interpretations of the dish from around the globe. Discover the cheese, cranberry, and rye bread pudding, unique to Latvia in our special two-parter on Bread Pudding.
Discover Mughal India's nutty, milky bread pudding, the Shahi Tukray, in our special two-parter on Bread Pudding. It's a dish with origins as old as our earliest records, that span the breadth of the globe.
It's a dish with origins as old as our earliest records. In this special two-parter to start off Series Two, we explore the history of bread pudding around the globe, and the different interpretations that evolved. Read and enjoy the recipe for the creamy, nutty Om Ali from Middle Egypt.