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  • Middle Eastern

    Iraqi Makhlama

    a rich spicy meat sauté topped off with soft-cooked eggs and garnished with fresh greens The epitome of Iraqi comfort food. I grew up eating this recipe, graciously made by my mother on vibrant…

  • Middle Eastern

    Iraqi Salad

    a simple salad with roasted beets and earthy chickpeas with a bright dressing of fresh lemon juice and smooth olive oil Iraqi cuisines hold such a special place in my heart. Throughout my childhood…

  • Middle Eastern

    Roasted Garlic Hummus

    the creamiest homemade hummus, blended with whole chickpeas, roasted garlic, and nutty tahini An authentic Middle Eastern appetizer, oftentimes served with warmed pita bread or fresh crisp vegetables. Hummus is a mixture where the…

  • Middle Eastern

    Fattoush Salad

    a zesty bright salad with a sumac dressing and crispy bites of toasted pita bread This salad is popular in Middle Eastern cuisine. The base is quite simple with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers…

  • Middle Eastern

    Falafel (Chickpea Fritters)

    a middle eastern delicacy, of blended chickpeas with fresh herbs, fried to perfection with a crisp outside and soft tender center Falafel originated in Egypt, being made with a combination of fava beans among…

  • Middle Eastern

    Pickled Turnips and Beets (Turshi)

    a crunchy, bite of earthy, zesty pickled turnips and beets Turshi, or pickled vegetables, is a popular side dish or sandwich addition to many Middle Eastern cuisines. Here we simply have turnips, usually white…

  • Middle Eastern Savory

    Matchstick Za’taar Fries

    oven-baked, yet still crispy, crunchy, and tasty, everything you’d want your fries to be Za’taar is a spice blend that is common in various Middle Eastern foods. It is made by combining dried ingredients…

  • Middle Eastern

    Tabbouleh Salad

    a chopped parsley salad with earthy bulgur wheat in a simple olive oil and fresh lemon juice dressing This bulgur salad is known as a traditional Middle Eastern dish called Tabbouleh. The main ingredient…

  • Middle Eastern

    Fattoush Salad

    a zesty bright salad with a sumac dressing and crispy bites of toasted pita bread This salad is popular in Middle Eastern cuisine. The base is quite traditional with lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers…