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How to cook Turkish spiced potatoes

The recipe is from Rebecca Seal's new cookbook on Istanbul cuisine. She calls it Turkish potatoes, but I'm almost certain it's a Kurdish recipe. Either way, it's simple and really tasty. Just don't add the onions zu early or they will burn.

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Lebanese lamb flatbread

Think pizza crossed with Middle-Eastern spices and you've got James Martin's lamb flatbread recipe.

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Turkish chicken shish

Marinated meat, spices, sharp pickles and citrus, offset with a hint of smokiness – this chicken shish is hold-me-back good.

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Turkish spiced beef pide

Turkish spiced beef pide - Try our Turkish-style pizza made with a spicy combination of beef mince, spinach and feta. Serve with a green salad for a flavoursome lunch or dinner.

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Salma Hayek's Lebanese kibbeh

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Diabetes-friendly

There isn't a specific "diabetes diet", instead, those with diabetes can manage their condition by enjoying a healthy, well balanced diet that's high in fibre, low in sugar, salt and fat and which also includes the occasional treat. However, we understand that you sometimes may want a little more guidance when making your food choices and that's why BBC Good Food and Diabetes UK have teamed up to highlight some recipes that encompass all the principals of eating well for diabetes.

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Lahmacun

Lahmacun is a traditional Middle Eastern flatbread recipe that is also known as Turkish Pizza. We've topped our version with beef mince, spices and toasted pine nuts.

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Kerryann’s Turkish-style couscous

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