The foody girl's recipes and travel blog 

explore my collection of middle eastern dishes and travel guides . 

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July 11, 2018

These Syrian-inspired lamb mince kebabs make an absolutely superb dish for alfresco dining on hot summer evenings.  They can be served as part of a mezze selection with perhaps humus and a fatou...

July 8, 2018

Merluza en salsa verde y Tellinas: Hake with salsa verde and clams

I first fell in love with this dish when dining in a restaurant on the rugged cliff tops of Lagomera, one of the smaller canary...

June 7, 2018

Perhaps you’re like me, spending most days gloomily staring out the foggy glass expanse of the library, woefully daydreaming of hypothetical exotic adventures to be had. On returning to Durham a...

July 8, 2017

Madrid is a beguiling metropolis; as the capital of the country it is bursting with activity as life courses relentlessly through its networks of streets that excites all visitors. Madrid is an...

June 29, 2017

A guide to the hidden treasures and delicious food spots of Barcelona

June 28, 2017


Jordan is a beautiful, chaotic and astounding country, often overlooked due to travelers’ concerns stemming from its precarious proximity to volatile countries such as Israel and Syria. How...

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ABOUT The Foody Girl

i love  whipping up  dishes from across the world,  mostly inspired by my time living  in jordan and morocco. many of my recipes draw from elements of middle eastern and north african cooking and i delight in introducing friends and family to these unique flavours. 

i  hope you enjoy following my adventures in the kitchen

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