Welcome to our new series with Saima Khan at The Hampstead Kitchen. Saima has cooked for the likes of Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and The Obamas. Her signature cuisines include Mediterranean (mainly Spanish, Italian & Greek), Scandinavian, Nordic dishes, to plates from the Middle East and Persia. Saima will be joining us on Amaliah over the next few months with recipe ideas for dinner parties, busy weeks and lazy days.
Za’atar & Rose Baby Chicken
This recipe is the most requested recipe from my clients, the chicken comes out brilliantly tender and juicy inside.With this foolproof recipe you will never have dry, bland chicken ever again!
PREP TIME: 5 min
COOK TIME: 45-60 min
TOTAL TIME: 50-65 min
THE SHOPPING LIST
You can easily find za’atar, rose petals & pomegranate molasses almost supermarket or a local middle eastern grocery store.
HOW TO COOK IT
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Early morning prep for a royal middle eastern brunch- Saffron baby chicken with purple sumac spiced carrots , black quinoa with blackberries, cherries and crumbled feta, za'atar mini breads with warm hummus with nochella green olives and digs. #instadaily #instafood #brunch #breakfast #saturday #chicken #food #foodstyling #food52 #instadaily #foodstagram #foodgasm #nomnom #huffposttaste #huffposttaste #instahub
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Our Obama dip with some flat bread, roasted potatoes, saffron rice or a simple green salad
Saima Khan is the founder of The Hampstead Kitchen, an experiential private dining concept in which she assumes the role of Executive Chef, curating unforgettable events serving delicious food to bring people together. Having travelled extensively around the world, Saima shares different tastes, textures, and colours at her events, which are all cascaded in the middle of a huge dining table upon big and small plates. It is her way of re-creating some of her fondest memories of people sitting around, eating and socialising. The Hampstead Kitchen has now evolved into a strong philanthropic entity that reflects Saima’s core beliefs of interfaith connectivity and global cultural outlook.
By Amaliah The Podcast