With flavours from the Middle East, this hearty stew is rich and warming, perfect for a dinner to share. It’s fresh, fruity and full of spices. We love the companionship between soft white fish and sweet tomatoes too. —
Heat a heavy-based casserole dish on a medium heat. Add the oil, then fry the garlic and onion for a few minutes until softened.
Increase the heat and add the cumin, paprika, ras el hanout and cayenne pepper, then fry for around 1 minute. Reduce the heat.
Add the chopped tomatoes, chickpeas, apricots, lemon zest, bay leaf and fish stock. Season with salt and pepper to taste and