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The Snackistan Mango Tamarind Smoothie

It all started with a roast garlic recipe. Of which more elsewhere. Anyway, Mrs. Shopkeeper hadn’t had any lunch today. And she had some leftover ‘vegetable dressing’. So she made a milkshake. Yes sirree. Because that’s the weird kind of chick she is. Turns out the shake was so filling that she is still full,…

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Black-Eyed Bean & Avocado Wraps: from the Snackistan Sandwich Bar

To celebrate the opening of our own little real-life Snackistan (cafe, in the shop, two tables only – so don’t go getting too excited) we’ve been playing around with some new wraps and sandwich fillings. And I reckon this might be a contender for one of the best ever. Mr. Shopkeeper reluctantly agreed it was…

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Cheese Sambosic

Mr. Haddad’s Secret Recipe for Cheese Sambosic To make around 15 These are very similar to the Levantine pastries in the Snackistan book, but slightly softer, with a wonderfully moreish cheese filling. Mr. Haddad is our Lebanese baker; his company, Dina Foods, is one of the best known producers of sweet and savoury pastries and…

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