-Middle Eastern- Cuisine


Baba Ganush, Baba Ganoush, Baba Ghannouj,…

(Egyptian) (-Levantine-) (-Middle Eastern-) (1 ) (3 )

Levantine dish of cooked eggplant (aubergine) mixed with onions, tomatoes, olive oil and various seasonings. The Arabic term means "pampered papa" or "coy daddy", perhaps with reference to its supposed invention by a member of a royal harem. …

10:03AM May 08, 2020 - by: itisclaudio

(Jordanian) (Lebanese) (-Middle Eastern-) (0 ) (1 )

Balila is a dish from Jordan. It consists of boiled chickpeas mixed with garlic, salt, cumin and olive oil. It is usually served as a hot mezze dish. Balila is one of Saudis most sought after snacks. It …

07:16PM December 18, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

Bamieh, Bamya

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Bamia is a Middle Eastern beef and okra stew, is wonderfully spiced and delicious served over rice.A simple but amazing Middle Eastern dish containing okra with tomato sauce and wonderful spices.

02:06AM December 18, 2016 - by: anika854

Saffron Ice Cream

(Iranian) (-Middle Eastern-) (0 ) (1 )

Bastani Sonnati (meaning "classical ice cream") (Persian: بستنی سنتی‎‎), or simply Bastani, is a Persian ice cream made from milk, eggs, sugar, rose water, saffron, vanilla, and pistachios. Salep is also sometimes included as an ingredient. Bastani often …

02:17PM June 24, 2016 - by: itisclaudio

Boorsoq, Bauyrsaq, Baursak

(Chinese) (-Eastern European-) (-Middle Eastern-) (0 ) (1 )

Boortsog is a type of fried dough food found in the cuisines of some countries. It is shaped into either triangles or sometimes spheres.The dough consists of flour, yeast, milk, eggs, margarine, salt, and sugar.

04:12AM January 31, 2017 - by: anika854

(Lebanese) (-Middle Eastern-) (0 ) (1 )

Burghul Banadoura is a Lebanese dish of cracked wheat with burghul and the zesty taste of tomatoes

06:25PM September 10, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

chakchouk, shakshouka, shakshuka, شكشوكة‎…

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This dish, with many variations, is a popular breakfast in North Africa, especially in Algeria and Tunisia. Most recipes include the eggs, but they can actually be left out if you like. Jewish immigrants from the Maghreb have …

01:53PM March 29, 2017 - by: itisclaudio

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INSTRUCTIONS Cut the capsicum, tomato and onion into pieces. Cut the meat into pieces. Mix all the ingredients with the meat pieces and marinate for 2 hours. Thread the meat, onion and capsicum onto skewers and grill in …

07:41PM November 21, 2016 - by: kanej1

Sugar Almonds, Jordan Almonds

(European) (-Middle Eastern-) (0 ) (1 )

Comfit is a confectionery consisting of dried fruits, nuts, seeds or spices coated with sugar candy, often through sugar panning. It is served as a traditional gift at baptism and wedding celebrations in many countries of Europe and …

01:32PM January 07, 2018 - by: anika854

Date Syrup, Date Molasses, Rub

(-African-) (-Middle Eastern-) (0 ) (1 )

Date Honey is a thick dark brown, very sweet fruit syrup extracted from dates. It is widely used in North African and Middle Eastern cooking.

05:43AM April 08, 2018 - by: anika854

(Israeli) (Lebanese) (-Middle Eastern-) (Palestinian) (0 ) (2 )

Falafel is a deep-fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas, fava beans, or both. Falafel is a traditional Middle Eastern food, commonly served in a pita, which acts as a pocket, or wrapped in a flatbread known …

01:49PM September 17, 2018 - by: itisclaudio


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Fatayer is a Middle Eastern meat pie that can alternatively be stuffed with spinach or cheese. Fatayer are the perfect, crowd-thrilling party food.fatayer are soft, fluffy and tender. Fatayer take different shapes based on the type of filling.

06:19PM September 11, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

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Is known to be a very peculiar and ancient dish of the Egyptian and Southern Levant area, an area that comprises Damascus, Beirut, Jordan and the Palestinian Territories while being mostly unknown and unheard in the Northern Levant.It …

06:20PM September 11, 2018 - by: itisclaudio

Foul Meddamas, Ful Mudammas, Foule Mudamm…

(Egyptian) (Lebanese) (-Middle Eastern-) (Yemeni) (0 ) (1 )

Dish of cooked fava beans served with vegetable oil, cumin, and optionally with chopped parsley, garlic, onion, lemon juice and chili pepper. It is a staple meal in Egypt, especially in the northern cites of Cairo and Gizah. …

08:56PM April 25, 2016 - by: lachilena77

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These mini-slabs of chewy goodness are made from goat and sheep milk. Unlike other cheeses, no acid or bacteria is used during processing.

08:56PM October 08, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

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Haleem is a stew popular in the Middle East, Central Asia, and Indian subcontinent. Although the dish varies from region to region, it always includes wheat or barley, meat and sometimes lentils

05:25AM April 04, 2017 - by: anika854

halawa, haleweh, halava

(Bangladeshi) (Indian) (-Middle Eastern-) (Nepalese) (0 ) (1 )

Halva is a sweet dish and a very common traditional dish of many countries such as Middle East, South Asia, Central Asia, West Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, the Balkans, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Malta and …

12:36PM November 28, 2016 - by: anika854

Jareesh, Jereesh Areesa, Harissa

(-Middle Eastern-) (Saudi Arabian) (Yemeni) (0 ) (1 )

Harees is an ancient dish made of meat and wheat. The wheat-based preparation is mixed with pounded meat and cooked till it reaches the consistency of a porridge. The most common meats used are lamb or chicken. Harees …

01:55AM July 31, 2017 - by: itisclaudio


(Egyptian) (Israeli) (-Levantine-) (-Middle Eastern-) (0 ) (2 )

Spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and lemon. Today, it is popular throughout the Middle East (including Turkey), North Africa (including Morocco), and in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe.

08:47PM October 08, 2015 - by: itisclaudio

Jambles, Jingles, Jumbals, Jumbolls, Jumb…

(Italian) (-Middle Eastern-) (0 ) (1 )

Jumbles (other spellings Jambles, Jumbals, Jumbolls, Jumbolds, Jumballs) are cookie-like pastries, common in England and abroad since the Middle Ages, which tend to have a relatively simple recipe of nuts, flour, eggs, and sugar, with vanilla, anise, or …

08:35AM May 20, 2020 - by: anika854