Jelbana bel Lham


Jelbana bel Lham ~ north African stew (tagine) of sweet green peas with meat (in this case lamb) carrot and potatoes. In my opinion there’s never a bad time to cook and eat a flavoursome stew or indeed any one pot meal for that matter. This blog is full of soup and stews and as we are officially in autumn then you too … Read more

Djouez Jelbana bel Kefta


Djouez Jelbana bel Kefta ~ Green Peas Stew with Meatballs; A sweet savoury stew flavoured with a delicious blend of North African spices. Cooks in 30 minutes and if you aren’t shelling fresh peas, can be prepped in 20 minutes. In the Maghreb countries of North Africa, a Stew is known by different names (& spelling variations) depending on the country and … Read more

Jelbana wa Djaj Tagine – Peas & Chicken Stew


Jelbana wa Djaj Tagine ~ A rich and flavourful Algerian green peas (jelabana) and chicken (djaj) tagine recipe. Tagines are a must at every north African’s table, especially during the colder months. Whilst i call this a tagine the sauce is really more soup in consistency but it’s packed full of vegetables and chicken so it’s still … Read more

Chicken Tagine with Artichoke, Fennel & Peas


Moroccan Spiced Chicken Tagine with Artichoke, Fennel and Peas. Also known as Sunshine On A Plate! It feels good to be getting back to a savoury recipe, after all the sweet recipes I’ve shared lately and what can be better than an easy one-pot meal? This space is full of them! Now, I’m no stranger to the three/four … Read more

Banana Beetroot Blast


Banana Beetroot Blast ~ A delicious and nutritious drink! I mentioned in my last post that I’d jumped on the NutriBullet wagon and here is the result; a super simple, super scrumptious Banana, Beetroot, Pomegranate Arils and Apple smoothie. In case you’re wondering you don’t taste the earthy beetroot at all, but you do get a beautifully coloured drink as a result as … Read more