Baked fish in tahini sauce

Siniyet samak bil tahineh

Preparation info
  • Serves


    to six
    • Difficulty


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By Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley

Published 2020

  • About

Preparing fish with dairy products is not common in Arabic cuisine, as it’s not considered healthy. Tahini often steps in, therefore, to fulfil the role butter or cream might otherwise have played: to enrich the fish and make the dish one to comfort. We ate far too much of this for lunch in Akka one day, minutes before Tara decided to break the ‘boys only’ rule when it comes to jumping off the harbour wall ( for a photo of the boys). Joining the locals in a leap, Tara can confirm, is not re