For the kubbeh dough: Place bulghur
in large bowl and add enough cold water to cover by three inches.
It was a bit of an experiment by Tracy, my wife, and it worked very well indeed, the nutty taste and bouncy texture of the bulghur
complementing the prawns, squid and chicken perfectly.
Meanwhile, place the bulghur
wheat in a saucepan and cover with boiling water.
Plante is referring is the Arab meatloaf called "kubba" or in the colloquial "kibbee." This "meatloaf" is a mixture of bulghur
, ground meat, chopped onions, and a series of spices.
Combine the fish and onions with the bulghur
and other ingredients.
3 Unwrap the bulghur
wheat and check that it is tender (if not, re-cover and leave for another 5 mins).
2 Once the bulghur
wheat and couscous are ready, put them in a mixing bowl and fluff up the grains with a fork.
3 Turn heat to low and cook for 7-8 mins more until the fish is cooked through and the bulghur
For mains, I opted for a classic Adana kebab (marinated minced lamb on a skewer), served with bulghur
pilaf - what a revelation that was - and grilled vegetables.
Easy to use and ideal for modern kitchens - with specific measurement instructions for cereals like bulghur
and quinoa - it comes with practical accessories such as a measuring cup, spatula, steamer pot and also features a retractable cord, for convenient storage.
Serving a selection of organic, gluten-and fat-free dishes, the cafe menu includes zucchini carpaccio, bulghur
risotto with roasted eggplant, and a decadent dairy, milk, sugar, and egg-free chocolate mousse - which is a must-have.
The book is divided into ingredient-based sections, such as eggs, fish, meat, bulghur
and couscous, as well as an appetiser and dessert section.