Mediterranean

Galaktoboureko

Galaktoboureko

The greeks call this dessert Galaktoboureko, in the Middle East it’s known as Kahi. No matter what the name, you’ll call it delicious. Seriously, how can you go wrong with fillo dough layered with butter and filled with custard?

MIDDLE EASTERN ZA’ATAR SPICE BLEND

MIDDLE EASTERN ZA’ATAR SPICE BLEND

Za’atar is a delicious blend of sesame seeds, sumac and herbs. It is used widely in the Middle East to enhance the flavor of a  variety of dishes. Za’atar is most commonly mixed with olive oil and spread on flat bread, but that’s only the beginning to the endless possibilities!

Barbecued Sumac Chicken

Barbecued Sumac Chicken

This barbecued sumac chicken recipe is the bomb! It’s very straight forward, and you don’t need any cooking skills to succeed with this recipe. But don’t let that detail fool you, it’s definitely not just another barbecued chicken recipe.

Juicy Shish Kabobs

Juicy Shish Kabobs

Whether you call them kebabs, or kabobs, there is no denying how tasty they are! I mean, who could resist these juicy, meat morsels fresh off the grill? Vegetarians, that’s who… but let’s not dwell on that detail now.

Tabouli (Taboula) Salad

Tabouli (Taboula) Salad

Tabouli, called “Taboula” in Assyrian, is a delicious and healthy salad which is eaten in most Middle Eastern countries. The most over-powering ingredient in tabouli is usually parsley.

Middle Eastern Dilled Fava Beans (Bagila)

Middle Eastern Dilled Fava Beans (Bagila)

Fava beans are a staple in the Middle East. Not only are they delicious, but they are also very nutritious! Fava beans are high protein, packing 9 grams of protein in a 1/2 cup serving.

Middle Eastern Breakfast Sausage (Basturma)

Middle Eastern Breakfast Sausage (Basturma)

As the title suggests, bastruma is a Middle Eastern breakfast sausage. It is usually served with fried or scrambled eggs.



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