the middle east

For centuries, every civilization, empire, religion, trade route has some sort of filled pastry including but not limited to empanadas ...
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A flatbread is any dough made into a thin cake before baking on a griddle. This recipe was prepared in ...
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This dish made of bulgur, minced, onions, finely ground spiced meat is considered to be the national dish of many ...
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Lately I can’t get enough of za’atar. An aromatic spice blend of oregano, sumac, cumin, thyme and sesame seeds, it ...
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Related to garlic and onion, leeks are native to the Near East and have been prized by gourmets for thousands ...
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Native to Iran, the pomegranate has been cultivated since antiquity and it appears in many myths and legends around the ...
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This recipe is adapted from one of my recent favorite cookbooks, Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More. The pomegranate has ancient connections ...
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Native to the Near East, lentils have been cultivated in Egypt since antiquity. Inexpensive yet filling and nutritious, they have ...
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These cookies, called polvorones, trace their lineage to Medieval Arab cuisine, which was rich in sugar and nuts. The tradition ...
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