Layered Eggplant Recipe

This is one of my go to recipes for those times when you want to really impress without having to spend hours cooking. Adding a twist to the traditional vegetarian lasagna, your guests will be delighted at the interesting use of ingredients. Of course it is delicious to enjoy alone,

Eggplant with Quinoa and Tahini Recipe

Tahini is entirely delicious at any time, day or night. But add caramelised onion and Yallateef to it — something that can be done quite effortlessly — and you will place yourself in serious danger of sensory overload. Which is no bad thing…

Tabouli Recipe

This classic salad is a staple dish on most middle eastern tables. Try substituting burghul with quinoa for a gluten free alternative.

Quinoa Soup Recipe

Quinoa is one of our favorite superfoods, we are astonished by its ability to satisfy any appetite for longer than almost anything else. This soup is now a staff and family staple dish. 

Kale Salad Recipe

This salad is so popular that, whenever we make it at Oasis, we run out before the end of the day. You will understand why when you taste it but … should we simply make more?

Roasted Beetroot Salad Recipe

Beetroot is a remarkable vegetable – delicious, nutritious and with other special qualities all of its own. But here, some surprising partnerships and a superb dressing lift it to even dizzier heights

Quinoa Salad Recipe

Quinoa  has high nutritional content, but is also quick and easy to prepare and wonderfully flexible. This salad makes an excellent side dish, but is also a splendid main course.

Lebanese BBQ - Lahem Meshwi Recipe

Tradional lahem meshwi – AKA lamb skewers – are an essential offering at any credible Lebanese barbecue. Everyone loves them, especially if you make them like this:


Yallabouli uses similar ingredients to the traditional, much-loved tabouli. But in this version, the main ingredient is burghul rather than parsley and tomatoes. Also, added tomato paste delivers a richer tomato flavour. The dish is typically eaten with pita bread but, if you can source fresh, tender vine leaves — or even cos lettuce leaves — it is even more delectable.

Pomegranate and Walnut Salad Recipe

The tang of the pomegranate seeds balances the salad’s warm and seductive dressing, and the colours are hypnotic – which is why this photogenic dish was picked to star on the cover of Marwa's fist cookbook Yallateef!. 

Toasted Couscous Salad Recipe

Toasted couscous has a texture not unlike al dente pasta. It makes a delectable salad with a warm, tangy dressing to balance the crispness of the nuts and veggies.

Silverbeet soup Recipe

This miraculous vegetable – also known as chard or swiss chard – is wholesome, hearty and filling. And in this form, it makes one of the world’s most satisfying and nutritious soups – a dish of which I never tire.