Food & Drink

“Empty pantry” lentil soup

Sara Magid details a classic recipe for a ‘we have nothing in the fridge and I’m starving’ kind of dish


1 large white onion

1 large carrot

2 garlic cloves

3 small tomatoes

1 cup of red lentils

3 cups of water

1 teaspoon cumin

1.5 teaspoons of salt

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon dried coriander (optional)


Food & Drink

The Shawarma Company: Authentic Arabic food in the heart of Dublin

Dame Street’s new restaurant is perfect for anybody wanting to try something new or enjoy the flavours of home, says Sara Magid

Oxford Dictionary definition of shawarma: (in some Arabic-speaking countries) a doner kebab. The real definition of shawarma is meat on a rotisserie spit, sliced thinly and placed in flatbread with an array of sauces and toppings or heaven in a …