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!
Israeli cous cous with hazelnuts, figs and feta
Kebab Karaz - lamb and sour cherry meatballs, plus favorite food memories of Syria
Baklava - a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey.
Hummus - Pressure Cooked Chickpea Dip goes from "oh.." to "wow" with these simple steps.
Rosewater Lemonade - This is no ordinary lemonade!
Lentil Tabbouleh Salad - the perfect summer salad to enjoy any time, anywhere!
Sfeeha: mini lamb and pine nut pastries. Classic Middle Eastern mezze.
Lebanese Fattoush Salad with Za'atar
The Food Shark Marfalafel: flour tortilla filled with falafel, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onion, tahini, yogurt and harissa sauces with hummus
Ever eat those crunchy pink pickles with your shawarma? Well you can make them at home easily.
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