sirocco (si'r?k??) noun: a hot, dry wind blowing across the Mediterranean to Europe - sometimes described as warm, spicy and sultry. From the golden girl of Middle Eastern cookery comes Sirocco, a collection of over 100 Eastern-inspired recipes that are bursting with flavour. The follow-up to the bestselling Persiana, Sirocco combines the strong flavours and spices of the East with a Western approach to cooking. With ideas for every occasion, this collection of 100 recipes covers breakfast & brunch, snacks, light bites, spectacular salads, fabulous mains, plus drinks and sweet treats. Recipes include Chickpea & potato latkes, Sticky lamb buns with pickled cucumber relish, Grilled peach & gem lettuce salad, Souk-spiced roots, 6-hour Eastern spiced pork belly, Dark chocolate, cardamom & espresso mousse cake and Quince tatin with cinnamon cream. Selected by the Observer as their rising star in food for 2014, Sabrina Ghayour is one of the strongest voices in Middle Eastern food today. Her debut cookbook Persiana was voted the Observer Food Monthly Cookbook of the Year 2014.