Aromatic rice topped with golden pinenuts
Falafel- favorite street food of the Middle East
Shawarma – Shoarma – Shwarma
Balela, a Middle Eastern bean salad.
Sesame rings - Ka'ak
Hubba-hubba homemade hummus!
Syrian Cuisine: Al-Hboub
Poached eggs & feta over a stew of peppers, onions, garlic, and veggie ground meat. My vegetarian take on one of my father's Iraqi breakfast specialties -- Mecklemeh!
Armenian Flatbread topped with sesame seeds and z'atar and served alongside a trip down memory lane.
This Tabbouleh inspired Quinoa Salad has parsley, mint, tomatoes, and cucumbers, with a touch of lemon, cumin, and cinnamon.
Ka'aks, savory spiced biscuits with mahlab,coriander and cumin
Matbucha is an Arabic meal, which means “cooked salad”. It is made of stewed tomatoes, grilled bell peppers with garlic and cayenne pepper
Homemade falafel. From disaster to success and how I got my mojo back.
Balela, a Middle Eastern bean salad
one of my favorite things when we eat Persian food - now we can make Shirazi Salad at home (so super easy)
Green Beans meets Sumac: a recipe on a whim with beans, tomatoes, almonds and sumac.. delicious.
Make your own fruit roll-ups (quamar-el-deen)
Moroccan Style Chickpea Soup w/a topping of Spicy North African Harissa Sauce served with a Middle Eastern Flat Bread.
Eggplant dip or baba ghannouj
Hummus - nutritious, delicious and super easy to prepare!
A deliciously refreshing (and healthy) Middle Eastern beet and yogurt salad that is perfect for the warmer months. It's extremely easy to make too!
Cool and refreshing cucumber-yogurt soup
A delicious pasta with distinct Middle Eastern flavors. Made with lentils and parsley
Enjoy a tomato-based soup bolstered with the wonderful flavors of pesto and ajvar.
Chicken Tagine with Chickpeas and Apricots
Aarshe Saak - Spinach & Lemon Soup with Meatballs
Tzatziki...Low Fat Yogurt & Cucumber Dip
Warm lentil salad with Halloumi, oven-roasted tomatoes & a za'atar vinaigrette
Fennel and Feta Salad with Pomegrenate Seeds, Edamame and Sumac. Adapted from the Ottolenghi Cookbook.
Sumac Macarons with Orange Buttercream
Tabbouleh with a Twist! Bulgur, tomatoes, peppers, mint and parsley - a perfect "grab and go" dish!!
Smoky and garlicky Baba Ganoush
Middle Eastern shortbread cookies stuffed with pitstachios, walnuts and dates