Middle Eastern · Savory

Beef Shawarma Wraps

authentic juicy, over-night marinated beef shawarma wraps, with zesty tahini sauce wrapped up in a warm homemade tortilla

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 base is chickpeas. Achieving that perfect blend of garlic, tahini, and lemon flavors is what’s sought after, along with a soft… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Hummus

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 various spices and herbs. Other countries throughout the Middle East, including Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria, adopted the recipe and… Continue reading Falafel (Chickpea Fritters)

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 fleshed, that have been pickled with beets so they’ve picked up their beautiful magenta color. Both beets and turnips are root… Continue reading Pickled Turnips and Beets (Turshi)

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 like basil, thyme, toasted sesame seeds, marjoram, and sometimes sumac. There are many different blends to zataar and each has it’s… Continue reading Matchstick Za’taar Fries

Dressings, Dips, & Condiments · Middle Eastern

Lemon Garlic Tahini Sauce

a nutty smooth yogurt sesame dip, full of essential vitamins and minerals Tahini is a paste that is made from ground sesame seeds that is common in Middle Eastern cooking. It’s rich in minerals phosphorus, lecithin, magnesium, potassium and iron. It is a great source of calcium, protein, vitamin E, and many B vitamins. It… Continue reading Lemon Garlic Tahini Sauce