Hello! I’m Chef Tariq.
Welcome to ChefTariq.com, your #1 resource for Middle Eastern recipes! Influenced by Arab upbringing and my love for Middle Eastern food, I share my favorite recipes for others to experience and recreate in their own kitchen.
Za’atar (Herbal Spice Mix for Life)
Easily one of the tastiest mixes of herbs and spices you’ll eat when you are in the Arab world. Za’atar will wow you!
Lebanese Garlic Sauce (Traditional Toum)
When you make Lebanese garlic sauce, you will be making one of the most popular recipes in the Middle East.
Jerusalem Salad (A Refreshingly Simple Salad)
Jerusalem is a city that has been around for a long, long time, and I’m going to wager Jerusalem Salad has been around even longer.
Batata Harra (Lebanese Spicy Potatoes)
Batata Harra is a wonderful addition to any mezze, with its combination of crunch and heat from the pepper, it really is to die for.
Falafel (The Crispy Traditional Way)
One of the incredible street foods of the Middle Eastern world, this falafel recipe is the authentic one to try.
Harissa Paste (Hot Sauce of the Gods)
It doesn’t get much purer or simpler than a recipe of harissa paste to delight your taste buds.
Why Vermont Maple Syrup Is The Best
Why is Vermont maple syrup better than all the rest? Because it holds itself to a higher standard than is required from them.
How to Make Homemade Tomato Paste
Just like sun-dried tomatoes, a homemade tomato paste can be a wonderful thing to behold.
How to Make Meatballs Without Breadcrumbs (Gluten Free)
Is it possible to make tasty meatballs without breadcrumbs? It certainly is!
How to Dry Peppers
I love hot peppers, one of the best ways to preserve them and their heat is by drying – here is how to dry peppers.
Best White Wine for Cooking
Looking to use white wine in your cooking but not sure where to begin?
How to Cook Buckwheat
Buckwheat is a relatively unknown food for many, but one you’ll be glad you tried.
Hello! I’m Chef Tariq.
Welcome to ChefTariq.com, your #1 resource for Middle Eastern recipes! I’m Tariq, raised in Jordan to a Michigan Mother and a Palestinian Father. Influenced by my Sitti and my love for Middle Eastern food, I share my favorite recipes for others to experience and recreate in their own kitchen.