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
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]