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)

Savory

Za’taar & Pistachio Crusted Drumsticks

a zesty, herbaceous, perfectly roasted chicken drumstick with a hint of delightful sweetness Za’taar is a tangy earthy blend of spices. It consists of sumac, thyme, sesame seeds and each blend you try tastes a bit different. Za’taar is traditionally eaten with bread dipped in olive oil. I wanted to incorporate the bold flavor of… Continue reading Za’taar & Pistachio Crusted Drumsticks