An Egyptian inspired salad with tahini-based dressing.
In Fresh Tart's Using a Pot of Beans Series, Part III: Lentil Hummus, which tips for making fluffy hummus.
Chickpea and eggplant dip or if you want hummus and baba ghannouj, both combined!
A great mid day snack: mujaddara with herbed-lebni sauce and slivered almonds.
Chickpeas...the humble origin of amazing falafel
It's easy to make rice exciting with the addition of cinnamon, saffron, pomegranate seeds and mint. Vegan and gluten free!
Persian Orange Cakes w Figs, Quince & Rose
Of Iraqi breakfast, and an eggplant that couldn't be translated. [recipe]
Falafel salad- for a lighter, easier to make meal than the original.
Asabe' At-Tamr (Date Fingers)
I should be making resolutions, but instead I'm making dessert...Walnut Cigars from David Tanis' A Platter of Figs
The stuff of biblical offerings, green wheat is one of the oldest grain preparations known to mankind. [recipe]
Turkish Cranberry Beans and Tomatoes Simmered in Olive Oil (Barbunya Pilaki)
Kibbeh Bes-Seiniyeh (Kibbeh Pie)
Falafel with Pumpkin Tzatziki
Deliciously filled with dates, cardamon infused flour, and pistachios.
A Medley of Roasted Potatoes Seasoned with Homemade Za'atar and Aleppo Pepper ~ Makes a Perfect Thankgiving Side Dish
Watching pita puff up in the oven is just part of the fun of making a mezze from scratch
Lebanese Chard & Yogurt Soup (Shourabit Silq bi Laban)
Middle East Salad - Fried Aubergine and chickpeas
Middle-East-inspired parsley balls, tangy & crunchy - more than just an appetizer
Turkish Delight doughnuts with a honey and rose syrup and roasted pine nuts. Recreating a restaurant dish at home!
Meat & Quinoa Stuffed Grape Leaves - a twist on the Middle Eastern favorite
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