challenging

Dishes that require hihg level of skill, effort and attention but still manageable at home.

Harira

Total time
3 hours
Yield
12 servings

A traditional soup from Morocco and Algeria with lentils, beans, rice,vegetables and meat.

Sheppard's pie

Total time
1 hour, 10 minutes
Yield
4 servings

This is a different recipe. It is not shepherd's pie, made with ground lamb, or cottage pie, although it is similar to a cottage pie because both recipes use ground beef.

Australian pudding

Total time
3 hours, 30 minutes
Yield
12 servings

Way down in the land down under, or on top if you want to use a different kind of map, they make a wonderful Christmas pudding. It will delight diners from around the world.

Sweet and sour pork

Total time
1 hour, 20 minutes
Yield
6 servings

This is a delicious sweet and sour pork recipe that rivals any Chinese takeout. It does take a bit of work and it’s important to read through everything before getting started. Of course, practice makes perfect and after you’ve tried this recipe a couple of times, it’ll be a snap to put together.

Turkish baklava

Total time
1 hour
Yield
12 servings

Baklava is Turkey's most famous dessert. It consists of whole or chopped pistachio nuts enclosed between paper thin layers of phyllo pastry, drizzled with a honey based syrup. It makes a deliciously sweet and nutty dessert or a treat to serve with aromatic Turkish coffee.