Ajvar is popular appetizer or side dish in Macedonia made of roasted paprika and eggplants.
The addition of the sweet and sour pomegranate and the pungent za’atar sets this recipe apart from your usual recipes and creates an original, exotic and wondrous explosion of flavors.
Lebanese Fattoush salad. A delicious Middle Eastern classic.
Middle Eastern Avocado Citrus Salad
Kefta Kabobs - enticing grilled, ground meat kabobs with flavors from Morocco!
Oh my! Zucchini ribbon salad with lemon, cumin, aleppo pepper, and labne.
North African Chicken Potato Patties
Tacos falafel, chickpeas, pistachios and cilantro. (Recipe on spanish, translator on sidebar)
When it's cucumber season, make pickles.
Chicken shawarma-Middle Easter style chicken wrap
The Lemonada: a Lebanese take on lemonade with mint and orange blossom water.
When eggplant gives you grief (or you just have too many zucchini), try zuke-anoush instead of baba ganoush!
Chicken Skewers with Cucumber Mint Yogurt Sauce - hot & cool, easy summer yum!
Spicy Panko Chickpea Patties
Summer is all about tomatoes and eggplant! Lebanese Sweet and Sour Eggplant Tomatoes and Chickpeas... with a touch of pomegranate molasses
Baba Ganouj - a traditional Middle Eastern eggplant dip.
i'm probably going to get into trouble for this...
Labaneya - Egyptian Spinach and Yogurt Soup
Middle Eastern Spiced Lamb Pizza
Lamb Pizza with Preserved Lemons
Spiced Lamb Stew with Eggplant, Tomatoes and Peppers
No-FAIL Hummus Recipe with Pita Toasts
Oum Ali - The Middle East's version of bread and butter pudding..
Fresh figs stuffed with clotted cream, honey and chopped pistachios.
Labneh. A wonderful alternative for cream cheese.. made with strained low fat yogurt.
Kofta alla Shish (a.k.a. minced lamb on skewers) accompanied by a remarkable homemade chili sauce known to its faithful as "The Punisher."
Learn about spice blends throughout the regions of the middle east and how you can incorporate them in your recipes!
Fattoush Salad with Grilled Za'atar Spiced Chicken
Okra pickles! Crunchy and sooo good, if you love okra you'll LOVE these. They might even convert non okra lovers out there! No canning required.
Tom Yum Goong - the Egyptian way.
Transform cauliflower from boring to amazing
A Lebanese Fatoush Salad - the perfect summertime dish!