Learn to make awesome Chicken Shawarma at home, no rotisserie required! Super easy, from scratch recipe. Tastes just like the real thing!
Zaatar Croissants: a Middle Eastern twist on brunch.
Zucchini Squash gets a protein boost with these pan fried crispy Zucchini Falafels. A delicious Yogurt Tahini sauce completes the picture.
Date Truffles ~ an easy & impressive sweet made with dried dates, roasted pistachios, shredded coconut & orange blossom water. A perfect sweet to serve at Ramadan or Eid
Turkish Eggplants (Karnı Yarık)
A delicate milk pudding, perfumed with rose water and sprinkled with pistachio. The perfect summer dessert.
Mushroom Soup with Middle Eastern flavors. A creamy puree that needs no dairy, but a dollop of Greek yogurt adds a little extra something.
Kabseh or Kabsah with cornish hen. This is a Saudi Arabian rice dish that will really win your heart. Delicious, aromatic, and very festive.
A chilled yogurt soup infused with fresh garlic and mint to cool you down on a hot summer day
Tabbouleh. With lots of fresh summer tomatoes & cukes, all flavored with olive oil and fresh lemon juice. Healthy delicious in a bowl!
East meets west Kofte curry
gorgeous, fresh, bright Turkish Shepherd's Salad
Savory Waffles made with unsweetened almond milk, flax seed and hummus. Healthy and delicious.
Tomato and toasted almond basmati rice
Pistachio rose biscotti - like baklava, but no playing around with phyllo dough
Lentil Soup - creamy and flavorful with Arabic seasonings, a favorite recipe to prepare during Ramadan
My favorite recipe for Tabbouleh Salad has parsley, mint, and slivered almonds!
Grilled Chicken Shawarma with Cucumber-Tomato Salad
Shawarma made with a delicious marinade
Arugula, herb, and pistachio salad with orange blossom dressing, inspired by a recipe in Yotam Ottolenghi's Plenty
Swiss chard with garlic and yogurt for a Middle Eastern meze
the best whole wheat pita bread - 2 ways - oven baked and stove top method, step by step & vegan
A light Cilantro-Yogurt Sauce gives a fresh summery boost to sweet-and-smoky Coriander Plank-Grilled Salmon.
Basil white bean hummus best served with toasted pita or crudites.
Once you try pistachio baklava, there's no going back to your regular mixed-nut version
A simple Middle Eastern prawn salad in under 30 minutes.
Healthy, cooling quinoa salad, perfect for summer. Easy, healthy, packed with nutrition. My version of tabouleh with cucumbers, tomatoes, herbs, and a lemony vinaigrette. Gluten-free, wheat-free, for everyone.
Dukkah – Middle Eastern Spice Mix
Turkish-inspired Bulgur Salad with Pomegranate Molasses is the ultimate (vegan!) summer side
Fattoush Salad with Zaatar Baked Pita Crisps
A Middle Eastern twist on chicken wings that is easy and perfect for grilling!
Spicy Syrian-Style Lentil Soup - Comforting & Healthy
Sweet potato and chickpea hummus with freshly baked pita bread.