You'll never buy store bought hummus again after trying this simple recipe!
A traditional Lebanese salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, purslane, onion and toasted pita dressed in a lemon and sumac and olive oil sauce
Mushroom falafel. Different, but SO good.
A post about an Algerian pastry called makrouds, and the unlikely friendships that blogging can bring about.
Entertaining with Mezze: Recipes for Marinated Feta and Baba Ganoush
The easiest yummiest appetizer to cook up if you have to feed large crowds. Or, just your family.
Muhammara-style shakshouka. A deliciously innovative way to brunch!
If you fancy a change from your usual picnic fare, this chickpea salad is packed full of Middle Eastern flavour.
Karniyarik - turkish stuffed eggplant
A traditional cookie made of semolina and stuffed with a date paste
Fattoush - Lebanese salad with crispy pitas, loads of veggies, and a special dressing
A traditional dry biscuit made innovative and fun by turning it into a bracelet cookie, flavored with lavender and mahlab
A traditional toasted semolina pudding with melted cheese served with roasted almonds and pine nuts.
Baklava is a middle eastern sweet made with phyllo sheets, dried nuts and sugar syrup
Moroccan Chicken with Lemon and Olives.
Fattoush's wonderful addition is fried bread. It's like an arabic crouton, but better
Marinade chermoula that marries the Mediterranean fresh herbs with the Middle Eastern spices.
Mujadarra, a simple dish of lentils, rice and carmelized onions.
Easy Baked Falafel
Tabbouleh from Heart of the Artichoke and Other Kitchen Journeys by David Tanis. Photo by Christopher Hirsheimer
Lemon-Mastic Mehalabia Brulee, a new take on a traditional Egyptian dessert.
Baked Falafel with Lemon Tahini
Hummus Ful. A new take on a hummus.
Homemade falafel, including the secret to making it turn out perfectly.
Crispy zucchini cakes with middle eastern spices, on a fresh mediterranean salad and topped with creamy tzatziki sauce
A hearty and healthy Middle Eastern lentil soup
Middle Eastern cotton candy flavored with orange blossom water.
Beef Kofte (or Kofta) - sandwiched in pita bread with hommus, natural yoghurt and fresh tomatoes. Or, better still, eaten straight off the grill.
Labneh - yogurt cheese - is a simple middle eastern spreadable cheese great for dips. Make it in 24 hours!
Middle Eastern Okra Stew with tomato, lemon & garlic
Sweet Potato Falafel
This couscous is brimming with wonderful middle-eastern spices and only takes but a few minutes to make.
These quick and delicious lamb chops will leave you wallowing in the delicious flavors of the Middle East.
Red lentil soup inspired by Cafe Algiers, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA.