This Pistachio Cardamom Pound Cake has the perfect dense, but tender crumb, and a wonderful combination of flavors
Moroccan Carrot Salad. This might be a bit unconventional, but I use browned butter in this recipe.
This is the original recipe for the most popular middle eastern dish - the essence of any traditional arabic meal.
Mediterranean Melon Salad is unusual, refreshing, and practically zero calories!
lentil salad with chard, eggplant, jalapeno and mint tahini yogurt
Easy to make Preserved Lemons
Molokhia Waraq, an ancient Egyptian dish for royalty. It's a little earthy like spinach, but with a texture more similar to okra. Lemon is the perfect finishing touch.
moroccan sweet rice briouats - flavored with orange blossom water and dipped into hot acacia honey
Noni Afghani (Afghan Flat Bread) and Sabse Borani (Spinach Yogurt Dip)
Persian doughnuts with rose water and saffron (zoolbia bamieh).
Hummus with Cilantro Oil & Toasted Pine Nuts
Persian Rhubarb and Beef with Rice - an unusual savory use for rhubarb!
How to make individual rice pilaf pies that are tasty, elegant, and very easy to prepare. These also make a perfect light meal, accompanied by a salad or yogurt.
Mediterranean Muhammara: It's a dip. It's a spread. It's totally addictive.
Try this traditional Middle Eastern walnut-spice spread called Muammara at your next get together for a twist on classic party dips.
Harissa Lamb Chops with Tahini Sauce
Hummus Kawarma with Lemon. A delicious favorite of hummus, with a little extra something; lamb and zataar!
Sabih is Israeli street food---an artful layering of roasted eggplant, tahini, spicy zhoug, eggs, and crunchy chopped salad on a fluffy pita
Skewered Tamarind Fish with Dried-Lime Butter and Chives
Red pepper, walnut and breadcrumb dip lightly sweetened with pomegranate molasses. Great with pita and veggies, even better in sandwiches.
Rose Water Milk Pudding - a Middle Eastern recipe for sachlav (a thick milky drink) or malabi (a cold milk pudding).
Easy, Colorful Appetizer Recipe: Creamy Beet & Tahini Dip
Kofta Meatballs with Sweet and Sour Cherry Sauce Recipe -- simple recipe and how to video from Steamy Kitchen
Healthy Hummus Recipe -- simple recipe and how to video from Steamy Kitchen
Baked cauliflower & broccoli falafels with a touch of turmeric. Gluten free, dairy free, and high in fiber. Vegan.
Traditional Turkish/Middle Eastern Lahmacun. A thin crust topped with a meat/vegetable mixture. Light and delicious! (+step by step photos)
This Mediterranean comfort-food is healthy, easy to whip up, and like happiness, is meant to be shared. Perfect for brunch or a lazy meal.
Baked Saffron Sweet Potato Falafel + Roast Beetroot Dip
Forget the hassle of what’s for dinner tonight. This middle eastern comfort shakshuka, is very welcomed to be at your dinner table more often than a satisfying breakfast meal.
Slow Cooker Lamb in an Aromatic Red Sauce spiced with Baharat...Arabic cooking can't get easier than this!
Refreshing tamarind date drink
Creamy Lemon and Garlic Hummus with Pine Nuts and Mint Beef Kofta seasoned with an Arabic spice mix called Baharat. Pamper your taste buds!
This salad is deliciously filling and with only 200 calories per portion, it makes a fabulous meal for anyone following the 5:2 diet on a fast day; or, for any other diet that is low-calorie based. The roasted Moroccan vegetable
What if a hummus wants to sneak into a stew? Here's a hummusy, garlicky stew!