Middle Eastern Cooking with Sabrina Ghayour in St Andrews

Wednesday 1st May

  • Venue The Bookshop, 7 Greyfriars Garden, St Andrews, KY16 9HG
  • Doors open 7.40pm
  • Start time 8pm
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Bazaar is a colourful, flavourful, and satisfying celebration of vegetable dishes, designed to suit every occasion and every palate. The magic of this cookbook is that you won’t feel like anything is missing, with dishes full of easy-to-achieve flavours and depth that would win over even the most die-hard carnivore.

Each recipe utilizes the abundance of varied flavour profiles of the East: from spices, herbs, and perfumed aromatics, to hearty staples such as grains and pulses, combined with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. You will find salads for all seasons, spectacular sides, bowl comfort, moreish mains, and sweet treats. Recipes include: Grilled halloumi flatbreads with preserved lemon & barberry salsa; roasted tomato & chilli soup with herb-fried croutons; roast vegetable bastilla; grilled tofu salad with tamarind & miso dressing; potato, ricotta & herb dumplings with walnuts & pul biber butter; feta, pul biber & oregano macaroni bake; and courgette, orange & almond cake with sweet yogurt frosting.

A chef, food writer, and cookery teacher, Sabrina Ghayour is one of the strongest voices in Middle Eastern food today. Her work has featured in The Times, The Sunday Times, the Evening Standard, the Guardian, The Independent, The Telegraph, delicious. magazine, Waitrose Food magazine, Sainsbury’s Magazine and BBC Good Food magazine. She has also appeared on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen, BBC2’s Great British Menu and Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch. Sabrina’s debut cookbook, Persiana, was awarded ‘Best New Cookbook’ at the Observer Food Monthly awards 2014 and ‘Book of the Year’ at the 2015 Food & Travel Awards. Her follow up, Sirocco, and her most recent book, Feasts, were Sunday Times bestsellers.

‘The golden girl of Persian cookery’ – Observer

‘Sabrina Ghayour’s Middle-Eastern plus food is all flavour, no fuss – and makes me very, very happy’ – Nigella Lawson