A wonderful cake from the middle east, made with semolina and drenched in honey lemon syrup.
Red quinoa tabbouleh for Meatless Monday.
Pide, a Turkish pizza with lamb, egg, mint, and roasted red pepper puree
Syrian style meatballs with dried cherries
Kibbe stuffed with cheese - the Lebanese meatball stuffed with cheese
Daoud Basha – Lebanese meatballs with pine nuts in a rich tomato sauce
Falafel with Roasted Eggplant and Tomato Salad
Kaddo Bourani (Sugar pumpkin with yogurt and meat sauce) - and Afghan favorite!
Tahini in your ice cream? Ooh yeah!
Every kitchen should have a ma'amoul mold to make these beautiful Middle Eastern stuffed cookies
Lebanese Eggplants with Tomatoes and Chickpeas with a tart twist from pomegranate molasses
Sicilian Caponata with Z'atared Lavash crackers
Luscious, exotic Sweet & Sour Chicken with Peaches.
Hearty and healthy lentil and chard stew
LEBANESE NAMOURA WITH TEA SYRUP
A simple but exotic ice cream with ground cardamom and candied almonds.
Egyptian Eggs with Dukkah, a Spice and Nut Mix
[recipe] Lamb Kofta Kebabs.
Use up those summer veggies kicking around in the fridge and enjoy middle eastern flavors in one fell-swoop!
Turkish Eggplant, Tomato and Lentil Stew with Pomegranate (Mualle). A lovely end of summer stew
Fattoush, or Middle Eastern summer salad with pieces of bread
Pomegranate Tabbouleh Salad
Grilled pocket pitas.
Turkish Baklava. At home, you can easily make baklava that isn't overly sweet.
Syrian Cuisine: Shakriyeh (Yogurt cooked with Lamb Meat)
Ma'moul Abiad (Syrian Cookies)
Shishbarak - Persian dumplings. Filled with meat and cooked in yogurt. [Recipe in Portuguese with translator]
Grilled Baba Ghanoush
Turkish Bulgur, Pomegranate and Almond Salad. the best salad I have every eaten!
Cucumber and radish salad, an easy to prepare and refreshing summer side dish.
If you love falafel as much as I do, you will want to try this recipe. So quick and easy, I think I'll make again tomorrow (since we ate it all today)!
I love the burst of tangy flavour these limes offer. The red chili enticingly takes the tangy flavours of the lime, and lends back just a slight hint of heat to the limes ... well balanced and definitely addictive.