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Maqlubeh plated on a white dish with a bowl of sauce and a small salad next to it
Maqlubeh Recipe
Plated msakhan.
Msakhan (Palestinian Flatbreads With Onion, Sumac, and Spiced Roast Chicken)
Taboon breads in a cast-iron skillet on river pebbles and spread out across a white linen.
Taboon
Shurabet el eid in a white bowl
Shurabet el Eid (Holiday Soup) Recipe
North African Tuna Rice Salad
North African Tuna and Rice Salad Recipe
Labaniyeh bil Ruz in a black bowl with toasted pine nuts
Labaniyeh bil Ruz (Garlicky Yogurt and Rice Porridge) Recipe
Overhead view of Qidreh with a side plate of yogurt
Qidreh
Overhead view of kafta in baking dish next to a bowl of rice.
Kafta bi Bandora (Palestinian Ground Meat Patties in Tomato Sauce)
Overhead view of finished dawali
Dawali
Hashweh with chicken served with a bowl of yogurt and farmers salad.
Hashweh
Overhead shot of Salata falahiyeh in a patterned blue bowl with crisp pita
Salata Falahiyeh (Palestinian or Farmers Salad) Recipe
A platter of falafel garnished with flat-leaf parsley, stacked on top of hummus with pickles and cucumber-tomato salad.
Easy, Herb-Packed Falafel Recipe
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8 Ways to Use Tahini
A sabich sandwich - pita stuffed with fried eggplant, eggs, hummus, and tahini.
Sabich Sandwiches (Pitas With Eggplant, Eggs, Hummus, and Tahini) Recipe
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Zhug (Yemenite Hot Sauce With Cilantro and Parsley) Recipe
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Kanafeh (Middle Eastern Cheese and Phyllo Dessert) Recipe
A pile of mejadra topped with freshly fried onions.
Mejadra From 'Jerusalem'
Basic Hummus Recipe from Ottolenghi's 'Jerusalem'
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Tahini Sauce With Garlic and Lemon Recipe
The best smooth hummus in a white round dish, with a piece of pita bread on the right hand side of the plate.
The Best Smooth Hummus Recipe
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Hummus Masabacha (Hummus With Whole Chickpeas) Recipe
A pile of falafel on top of hummus, on a plate with a tomato-cucumber salad, parsley, and some pickles.
The Secrets to the Best Easy Homemade Falafel | The Food Lab
Lemons layered with salt for preserving in clamp-lid glass jar
Preserved Lemons Recipe
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Spicy Ful Medames (Fava Beans) With Olive Oil and Chile Recipe
Stuffed Eggplant with Lamb and Pine Nuts from 'Jerusalem'
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Tabbouleh Salad Recipe
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Einat Admony's Chicken Soup With Gondi (Iranian Chicken and Chickpea Dumplings) Recipe
Na'ama's Fattoush from 'Jerusalem'
Turmeric Chicken with Sumac and Lime from 'The New Persian Kitchen'
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Apple-Ginger Tishpishti (Gluten-Free Almond and Walnut Cake) Recipe
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Grilled Flatbread With Olive Oil and Za'atar Recipe
cheese bourekas
Cheese Bourekas Recipe | Cook the Book
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How to Make Zhug, the Yemenite Hot Sauce You'll Want to Put on Everything
King of Falafel & Shawarma's Falafel from 'New York a la Cart'
Eggplant and Tomato Spread (Mirza Ghasemi)
Garlicky Eggplant and Tomato Spread (Mirza Ghasemi) from 'The New Persian Kitchen'
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Kofte Kebabs With Spicy Harissa Yogurt Sauce and Grilled Flatbread (Minced Lamb Kebabs) Recipe
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Falafel With Black Olives and Harissa Recipe
Couscous and Mograbiah with Oven-Dried Tomatoes
Couscous and Mograbiah With Oven-Dried Tomatoes From 'Ottolenghi'
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Do You Dukkah? All About the Middle East's Addictive Blend of Nuts, Seeds, and Spices
Lebanese kofta on a grill
Lebanese Kofta Recipe | Grilling
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Kofte Kebabs with Spicy Harissa Yogurt Sauce (Minced Lamb Kebabs)
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Meet Masabacha, the "Deconstructed Hummus" You Can Make Your Own
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Open-Faced Ka'ak Sandwich With Avocado, Za’atar, and Halloumi Recipe
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Ka'ak With Za’atar, Turmeric, and Nigella Seed Recipe
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Pine Nuts, Sumac, and Parsley Are Unlikely but Delicious Partners for Scrambled Eggs
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Kanafeh Is the Crispy, Gooey, Nutty, Syrupy Dessert for Cheese Lovers
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12 Middle Eastern Recipes, From Baba Ganoush to Zhug
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Great Tahini Is the Star of This Roasted Eggplant and Lentil Dinner
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Heat Up Your Homemade Falafel With Harissa and Black Olives
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Choreg (Armenian Easter Bread) Recipe
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Balaboosta's Baklava
Persian Gondi
Behind the Scenes: Making Persian-Style Matzo Balls at Balaboosta
Za'atar Rice Pilaf Recipe
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Know Your Tahini: The Many Sides of a Sesame Powerhouse
Overhead view of a table full of traditional Ramadan foods.
When Family is Far, Food Offers a Sense of Belonging During Ramadan
Many Salads, Pickles, Olives from Haj Kahil (Jaffa)
The 25 Best Things I Ate in Israel
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Serious Entertaining: Israeli Breakfast
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A Time of Plenty: Celebrating Nowruz in America