Five minutes with: Sharon Salloum, author of ‘Almond Bar’
Heady spices, creamy tahini, tender lamb, fragrant rosewater and fresh, salty and sweet cheeses: enter the exotic world of Syrian cooking.
Australian born Sharon Salloum was brought up in a traditional Syrian household – an average-sized family with 16 aunties and uncles, where a steady stream of family and friends were welcomed with generous offerings of food and drink. She has brought her traditions, her passion for food and her warmth to the ethos of Almond Bar restaurant, which she runs with her sister Carol.
She joins the show to talk to us about her first cookbook Almond Bar: