Appetizers

Appetizers, Ramadan Recipes

GRILLED EGGPLANT FATTEH (FATTET BATHINJAN MISHWI)

This Middle Eastern Eggplant Fatteh is so easy to make and completely vegetarian! It’s the perfect combination of flavours: crunchy, lemony, and garlicy! YIELDS 6 ServingsPREP TIME 20 minsCOOK TIME 40 minsTOTAL TIME 1 hr Ingredients 4 pita bread, toasted3 big eggplants For the Sauce: 1 big chopped onion 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon Arabic […]

Appetizers, Palestinian Recipes

Fattet Chicken Musakhan | LEBANESE RECIPES

Learn how to make Delicious Middle Eastern Fattet Chicken Musakhan , following these simple recipe steps. YIELDS 4 ServingsPREP TIME 30 minsCOOK TIME 1 hr 10 minsTOTAL TIME 1 hr 40 mins Ingredients 2.2 lbs (1 kg) chicken 1 large onion, quarterly chopped 1 cinnamon stick 10 whole black peppercorns 10 whole cardamom pods 1 tablespoon salt The Rice: 2 tablespoons […]

Appetizers, Hummus, Jordanian Recipes, Lebanese Recipes, Palestinian Recipes, Ramadan Recipes, Syrian Recipes

How to make healthy hummus at home

No mezze platter is complete without hummus. A hearty, tangy dip, that keeps everyone coming back for more, hummus is perfect for entertaining. But this classic Middle Eastern favourite is great for jazzing up other dishes such as BBQ meat, vegetables, and salads. Requiring only a few ingredients, you can whip up this classic chickpea […]

Appetizers, breakfast, Hummus, Jordanian Recipes, Lebanese Recipes, Palestinian Recipes, Ramadan Recipes, Syrian Recipes

Hummus Musabaha (Whole Chickpea Hummus)

YIELD: Makes about 5 cups, serving 8 to 10ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutesTOTAL TIME: 2 hours 15 minutes, plus overnight soak Ingredients 1/2 pound dried chickpeas (about 1 1/4 level cups; 225g)2 teaspoons (12g) baking soda, dividedKosher salt1 small onion, split in half1 small stalk celery1 small carrot2 medium cloves garlic2 bay leaves1 sprig rosemary (optional)1 […]

Appetizers, Ramadan Recipes

Manakeesh Jibneh | LEBANESE RECIPES

Cheese Manakish is made of tasty Arabic flat bread topped with delicious cheese and baked to perfection. They are best eaten freshly baked. Ingredients 3 1/2 cups flour  1 tsp instant yeast  2 tsp sugar  1/4 tsp salt  1 tbsp olive oil  1 1/2 cup warm water  2 cups akkawi cheese, grated To grease the […]

Appetizers, Lamb Recipes, Lebanese Recipes, Salad Recipes, Syrian Recipes

Lamb kibbeh with mint and broad bean salad

0:30 Prep | 0:25 Cook | 4 Servings | Advanced Natural, wholesome grains have been used around the world for centuries, but come alive in nourishing new treats. INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup (135g) burghul500g lamb mince1 brown onion, coarsely grated1 teaspoon ground allspice1 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper2 tablespoons toasted pine […]