Pita chips are a wonderful innovation created for dipping and crunching on.
Sold in supermarkets, but making your own beats anything store bought.
Sliders became a lovely new way of eating something that was no longer a whole meal on its own. Try these for something delicious!
Raw sesame seeds are great too, but there is no substitute for the roasted variety.
A fattoush salad is sensational with almost any meal, some might think this to be an exaggeration, but not in my eyes!
There is nothing quite like pickled cucumbers to deliver sheer excitement of flavor to your mouth. Fermentation is life!
This Lazy Cake is definitely worth the not so extra effort to make!
It doesn’t get much purer or simpler than a recipe of harissa paste to delight your taste buds.
Scallions vs green onions – what’s the difference between them anyway? I explain all in this handy quick guide!
The simplicity and amazing taste of this red lentil soup recipe makes all the difference when making this dish.
Sauteed mushrooms and onions are a wonderful combination that are a wonderful addition to so many foods.
These Lebanese desserts are shared in all the Arab countries of the Levant.
This has to be one of my very favorite meals in the world, dolmades is of course the Greek name most people know.
No matter if you call it halva or hallawa you are talking about a delicious sesame dessert.
Nothing like a good chicken pomodoro to remind you of how well the Italians like to eat.
These mini “Arab Pizzas” are perfect for parties and gatherings!
Lamb and mutton: what is the difference, and is one better than the other?
If you are ever looking for a wonderful addition to a dessert, then milk jam is what you are after.
Tabouli salad is definitely a staple of the Levantian kitchen, made slightly differently from country to country.
Arab people tend to be big fans of Indian food, not so different from most people around the world.
Booza is the predecessor to modern ice cream the way we are familiar with it today.
This homemade pita bread is simple to make and better than anything you can buy in the store.
Sahlab is the name of a lovely and comforting warm creamy winter drink in the Middle East.
Known in the Arab world as tahinia, tahini sauce is a huge staple, added to many types of sandwiches in the region.
Add the taste of the Middle East to your cooking with my simple Seven Spices mix!
Couscous vs quinoa, two powerful foods that can hold their own as part of any meal.
Sometimes our gravy doesn’t come out how we would like, so here is how to thicken gravy the easy way.
Historically lobster is an expensive seafood, so alternatives are welcome, like this Poor Man’s Lobster.
There is nothing as good or satisfying as homemade hummus, served at your very own kitchen table.
Mansaf is definitely a unique dish in so many ways, from its ingredients to the way it tastes.
A comprehensive collection of conversion tables you’ll need when cooking.
Buttermilk can add a lot to your baking; here’s how to make a decent buttermilk substitute when you have none.
Roasting hazelnuts enhances their flavor and gives them a lovely crunch.
In which country should you let people feed you? Or where should you get naked? Find out with these 15 fascinating cultural differences!
With all the splendor, and show-stopping appearance of a special occasion dish, a Mushroom Wellington will always deliver.
Want to make delicious sourdough? You’ll need a starter!
No Christmas is complete without some kind of festive Christmas salad, and this is a good one.
Breaded mushrooms can be delicious – crunchy on the outside, with a lovely mushroom on the inside.
Enjoy the national dish of Saudi Arabia.
When we consider fresh vs dried herbs in our cooking, it is usually because we are searching for the best flavors.
This humble spinach pie from the Middle East is anything but ordinary.
Keep your zucchini fresher for longer by freezing it. Let me show you the best way to do it!
Cranberry stuffing is by far my favorite kind of stuffing at Thanksgiving, and a must for my table.
Sponge candy is a delicate, light toffee candy that will be a hit with your friends and family.
An egg wash on a pastry will make the pastry stand out and shine, showing off your work.
There are very few things better in life than a good homemade chocolate cake.
Buckwheat is a relatively unknown food for many, but one you’ll be glad you tried.