Turmeric Cake by Ghada Basma
This is a recipe extract from Simply Lebanese: 30 Recipes From The Heart Of Lebanon by Ghada Basma, a Lebanese native and a passionate cook. The flavour-packed book provides an intimate insight into Lebanese Cuisine from the kitchen of Ghada who has spent her life cooking her traditional cuisine and now champions its unique Mediterranean flavours and abundant health benefits. It delivers simple recipes, catering to meat-lovers, vegetarians and vegans as well as offering gluten-free, heart-friendly, diabetic-friendly and low-sugar options
Simply Lebanese: 30 Recipes From The Heart Of Lebanon is available to purchase in print through Amazon & Barnes & Noble and as an ebook through Angus & Robertson.
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Step 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Grease the bottom and sides of a medium round baking pan with tahini paste.
Step 2. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients except for the pine nuts. Mix until a smooth paste is formed.
Step 3. Pour mixture into the baking pan, then sprinkle pine nuts on top.
Step 4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until golden brown, let cool. Cut into equal-sized lozenges and serve.