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Duck fatteh with chickpea pilaf, pomegranates, aubergines and walnuts

For a Middle East-inspired festive feast, Sam and Sam Clark of Moro restaurant, in Exmouth Market, have shared a delicious duck, rice and aubergine recipe. This is a variation on chicken fatteh, a popular dish in Lebanon. It’s a true celebration of rice and spice, with pomegranates, quince, walnuts and duck – an opulent choice for a Lebanese village. We roast …

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Festive fried quail with cinnamon, curry leaves and dosa

Gunpowder head chef Harneet Baweja shares his spicy and warming recipe for fried quail. This dish is reminiscent of the kind of quail you get at festivals and food markets in Bombay and Calcutta. It’s soul food, and because it’s hunted, quail is a lot cheaper than chicken. It also captures the avours on the market stalls and is perfect for a …

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Chicken stew with jollof rice recipe from Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen

Zoe Adjonyoh, who runs her eponymous restaurant in Brixton, talks Christmas in Ghana and shares one of her favourite recipes for family gatherings. Christmas is taken very seriously in Ghana. Pretty much everyone in my grandma’s neighbourhood in Kaneshie goes to church on Christmas Eve for a choir service, and there’s usually some drumming and dancing. On Christmas Day, churches are packed from the rafters with people …