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!
Traditional Shakshuka Recipe (Quick & Easy)
Shakshuka, the one pan breakfast that is easy to make and tastes delicious!
The Original Kaak of the Middle East
An easy to follow Kaak recipe. Fluffy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, smothered in roasted sesame seeds. What’s not to like?
Tahini Sauce (Creamy, Tasty & Traditional)
Known in the Arab world as tahinia, tahini sauce is a huge staple, added to many types of sandwiches in the region.
Tabouli Salad (The Lebanese Way)
Tabouli salad is definitely a staple of the Levantian kitchen, made slightly differently from country to country.
Taboon Bread (Nourishment and Sustenance)
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!
Shish Tawook (Middle Eastern Chicken Skewers)
Only a few dishes come to mind when you think about Arab grilled meats, and shish tawook is a favorite.
Shish Kabob – The Ancient Art of Grilling
Popular right across the Mediterranean, this shish kabob recipe is the traditional preparation with a marinade for this timeless meal.
Roasted Garlic Labneh Dip Recipe
Pairing the deep taste of garlic in this labneh recipe creates the perfect partnership.
Roasted Garlic Hummus (Simple & Creamy)
Roasted garlic hummus is one of my very favorite ways of making hummus.
Pita Bread (Time-Honored & Tasty)
This homemade pita bread is simple to make and better than anything you can buy in the store.
My Simple Baba Ganoush Recipe
You can’t beat a delicious, nourishing Baba Ganoush in your mezze!
Muhammara (Roasted Red Pepper Dip)
Muhammara is a deliciously spicy mezze dip made from roasted red peppers.
Manakish (Za’atar Flatbread)
Manoushe, manakeesh, manoush, manakish, manaeesh, regardless of how you spell it phonetically it means one thing.
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.
Kofta Kebab (Ground Lamb On A Skewer)
There are so many ways to make kebab, and kofta kebab is one that you definitely need in your wheelhouse as a chef.
Knafeh (Middle Eastern Pastry Dessert)
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.
Kafta (Lebanese Grilled Beef Kebabs)
These Lebanese grilled beef kebabs are perfect for entertaining all year round.
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.
Hummus (The Traditional Tasty Way)
There is nothing as good or satisfying as homemade hummus, served at your very own kitchen table.
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.
Halva/Halawa (Both Spell Dessert)
No matter if you call it halva or hallawa you are talking about a delicious sesame dessert.
Garlic Paste (The Indispensable Elixir)
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 (Egyptian Fava Beans)
Foul Mudammas is a stew of cooked fava beans normally enjoyed at breakfast.
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.
Easy Chicken Shawarma (Succulent & Tender)
What comes to my mind when I think of chicken shawarma is one of the finest shawarma sandwiches ever made!
Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves) Recipe
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 (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.
Baklava (Baklawa) Delicious Phyllo Dessert
Baklawa (Baklava) is a wonderful dessert that when made well will just melt in your mouth.