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Rightfully prized across the Middle East and beyond, dates not only satisfy cravings for something sweet but are nourishing too.
Try them in salads: think spinach, chick pea and crispy rice recipe or opt for couscous with pomegranate seeds, parsley and flaked almonds. Use as the crowning glory on a brownie stack or keep things simple with a platter – you’ll find whole, nut- and fruit-stuffed and chocolate-covered dates in store.
Sticky and rich with a lovely chewy texture, dates make a worthy addition to sweet and savoury dishes. For a low carb snack try stuffing with cream cheese.