Known in the Arab world as tahinia, tahini sauce is a huge staple, added to many types of sandwiches in the region.
There is nothing as good or satisfying as homemade hummus, served at your very own kitchen table.
Cream cheese stuffed peppers are lovely in so many ways, with so many different peppers.
Sauteed mushrooms and onions are a wonderful combination that are a wonderful addition to so many foods.
Buckwheat is a relatively unknown food for many, but one you’ll be glad you tried.
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.
Cranberry stuffing is by far my favorite kind of stuffing at Thanksgiving, and a must for my table.
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.
Across the Middle East a simple salad known as shepherd salad is common to many countries, Arab speaking and otherwise.
A marvelously appetizing recipe that gives you vegetables in the morning along with your eggs.
A Middle Eastern take on fried okra. This tender and crunchy side dish will spice up any meal!
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.
Cabbage salad is a favorite in my house! Just like its name implies, this is a salad using raw cabbage as one the main ingredients.
Arab people tend to be big fans of Indian food, not so different from most people around the world.
This homemade spicy cayenne pepper sauce rivals any store bought pepper hot sauce you can find on the market.
Maybe this is why Egyptians are generally such happy people!
Breaded mushrooms can be delicious – crunchy on the outside, with a lovely mushroom on the inside.
Spices, nuts, seeds…dukkah is a little bit of all of that in one bite, that was first invented, and mixed by the Ancient Egyptians.
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!
Artichokes are very tasty regardless of how they are cooked, but I especially like fried artichoke hearts.
One of the most traditional Arabic dishes is rice, and Lebanese rice is one of the most traditional.
This humble spinach pie from the Middle East is anything but ordinary.
You can’t beat a delicious, nourishing Baba Ganoush in your mezze!
This is a superfood grain that is easy to cook and is delicious.
It doesn’t get much purer or simpler than a recipe of harissa paste to delight your taste buds.
There’s no tastier vegetable side dish than roasted beets!
In this quick quide, I’ll show you how to make potato salad as well as sharing with you my favorite potato salad recipe that I use!
Muhammara is a deliciously spicy mezze dip made from roasted red peppers.
A full flavor tomato experience!
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.
One of the incredible street foods of the Middle Eastern world, this falafel recipe is the authentic one to try.
I remember as a child how delighted I’d be when my mother made us cornbread muffins.