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
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
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
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
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
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