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The Best Baba Ganoush

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 9 comments

Rich, smoky, and creamy, our recipe for baba ganoush uses the salad spinner to concentrate flavor and a slow emulsion method for the ultimate in dippable texture. More

Vegetarian Maqluba (Rice Layered With Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Cauliflower)

Serious Eats Lauren Rothman 6 comments

This version of maqluba is a showstopper: a tall, golden savory cake filled to bursting with tender vegetables and crowned with yielding rounds of tomatoes. More

Spicy and Chunky Baba Ghanoush

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 4 comments

Not your average baba ghanoush—grilled slices of eggplant give this dip a chunky texture, and a hefty portion of hot paprika adds spicy character. More

Einat Admony's Chicken Soup With Gondi (Iranian Chicken and Chickpea Dumplings)

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 5 comments

[Photograph: Maggie Hoffman] Note: Serve these as an alternative to matzo balls for your Passover Seder. At Balaboosta, Einat plans to cook the gondi in one broth, but serve them in a fresh batch, so the finished broth isn't cloudy.... More

Cook the Book: Israeli Workingman's Lunch

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 10 comments

We love a good egg sandwich—bacon, egg and cheese, egg salad, Croque Madame, we could go on and on, but we have to thank The Big New York Sandwich Book for introducing us to another egg-centric lunchtime repast, the Israeli Workingman's Lunch. One might assume that most workaday Israelis are bent over an overstuffed falafel but Snir Eng Sela, chef at Commerce had a different sort of Israeli lunch in mind. More

Cook the Book: Complete Hummus

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 9 comments

In Israel, hummus is treated as a blank canvas for all sorts of toppings. This Complete Hummus begins with a great recipe for basic hummus—dried chickpeas soaked overnight and blended with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic—which are topped off with a pool of spicy lemon-cumin-hot pepper sauce, drizzles of olive oil and raw tahini, and a sprinkle of parsley and chopped onion, and even whole chickpeas if you'd like. More

Dinner Tonight: Sabich (Eggplant Sandwich with Hard Boiled Eggs)

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 14 comments

I can't believe I've never heard of this sandwich before. The Israeli specialty pairs fried eggplant with hard boiled eggs, hummus, a fresh salad, and some kind of spicy component. As soon as I read about it, I knew I had to have it. More

Grilling: Turkey Shawarama

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel Post a comment

[Photograph: Joshua Bousel] There's nothing I miss more from my time in Israel than shawarma. I'm not exaggerating—I had shawarma in a pita or laffa almost everyday during my six months there. Like my previous experience making tacos al pastor,... More

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