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!
Shakshuka, the one pan breakfast that is easy to make and tastes delicious!
An easy to follow Kaak recipe. Fluffy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, smothered in roasted sesame seeds. What’s not to like?
Known in the Arab world as tahinia, tahini sauce is a huge staple, added to many types of sandwiches in the region.
Tabouli salad is definitely a staple of the Levantian kitchen, made slightly differently from country to country.
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!
Only a few dishes come to mind when you think about Arab grilled meats, and shish tawook is a favorite.
Popular right across the Mediterranean, this shish kabob recipe is the traditional preparation with a marinade for this timeless meal.
Pairing the deep taste of garlic in this labneh recipe creates the perfect partnership.
Roasted garlic hummus is one of my very favorite ways of making hummus.
This homemade pita bread is simple to make and better than anything you can buy in the store.
You can’t beat a delicious, nourishing Baba Ganoush in your mezze!
Muhammara is a deliciously spicy mezze dip made from roasted red peppers.
Manoushe, manakeesh, manoush, manakish, manaeesh, regardless of how you spell it phonetically it means one thing.
When you make Lebanese garlic sauce, you will be making one of the most popular recipes in the Middle East.
There are so many ways to make kebab, and kofta kebab is one that you definitely need in your wheelhouse as a chef.
Knafeh is an amazing thing to behold, and like no other dessert I know. Made far and wide right around the world, Knafeh is something you definitely want to try.
These Lebanese grilled beef kebabs are perfect for entertaining all year round.
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.
There is nothing as good or satisfying as homemade hummus, served at your very own kitchen table.
It doesn’t get much purer or simpler than a recipe of harissa paste to delight your taste buds.
No matter if you call it halva or hallawa you are talking about a delicious sesame dessert.
Garlic paste is a fantastic way to add a concentrated taste of garlic to your cooking. An important ingredient valued for its health benefits, garlic has long been prized for its widely varying flavors.
Foul Mudammas is a stew of cooked fava beans normally enjoyed at breakfast.
One of the incredible street foods of the Middle Eastern world, this falafel recipe is the authentic one to try.
What comes to my mind when I think of chicken shawarma is one of the finest shawarma sandwiches ever made!
This has to be one of my very favorite meals in the world, dolmades is of course the Greek name most people know.
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.
Baklawa (Baklava) is a wonderful dessert that when made well will just melt in your mouth.