Soft boiled egg mixed with olive oil and za’atar for a delicious bite!
Known in the Arab world as tahinia, tahini sauce is a huge staple, added to many types of sandwiches in the region.
I don’t know if you can beat a freshly made falafel wrap in the morning, with freshly fried falafel.
There is a certain memory that comes to mind when I eat this homemade flatbread from when I was a kid at school during lunch. It was common that we brought our own food given the schools did not provide any meals. My mother would often send me to school with a pita sandwich filled…
There is nothing as good or satisfying as homemade hummus, served at your very own kitchen table.
A hummus platter is such an easy thing to put together, it creates a mini mezze in a jiffy.
Pairing the deep taste of garlic in this labneh recipe creates the perfect partnership.
There is nothing quite like pickled cucumbers to deliver sheer excitement of flavor to your mouth. Fermentation is life!
These mini “Arab Pizzas” are perfect for parties and gatherings!
Sumac onions add the finishing touch to so many dishes, especially meat and chicken cooked on the grill.
Foul Mudammas is a stew of cooked fava beans normally enjoyed at breakfast.
To celebrate Veganuary, I decided to make a vegan version of one of my favorite dips.
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.
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.
Impress your friends and family with something new and distinctive, something delicious and memorable. Baked Kibbeh!
This humble spinach pie from the Middle East is anything but ordinary.
You can’t beat a delicious, nourishing Baba Ganoush in your mezze!
With a combination of smell, warmth, crunch, and softness all hitting your senses at once in a way that is hard to replicate with any other food, this bread is a winner!
When you make Lebanese garlic sauce, you will be making one of the most popular recipes in the Middle East.
Muhammara is a deliciously spicy mezze dip made from roasted red peppers.
The combination of flavors is lovely especially given they are bundled in a rough puff pastry.
Manoushe, manakeesh, manoush, manakish, manaeesh, regardless of how you spell it phonetically it means one thing.
Roasted garlic hummus is one of my very favorite ways of making hummus.
A glass of wine, a piece of flatbread with herb butter equals heaven!
You’d be surprised about just how many dishes you can use cilantro garlic sauce in. This sauce is creamy and delicious!
Beets are such a wonderful vegetable that deserve to be center stage like they are in this cold beet salad.
This eggplant salad is a dish to savor!
Kibbeh is one of the stars of any Arab mezze with its lightly fried crust, and luscious filling of meat, onions and spices.
You will taste a slice of heaven as you feel the outer crunch in your teeth followed by the soft salty, minty cheese flavor in your mouth.
One of the incredible street foods of the Middle Eastern world, this falafel recipe is the authentic one to try.