middle eastern cuisine

  1. Windigo

    Recipe My recipe for Baba Ghanoush (aubergine/eggplant dip)

    So, I tried my hand at making some Baba ghanoush today. It was a lot better than the store bought variety I thought. Fresh is much tastier. Ingredients: 2 large aubergines 1 large garlic clove 1 medium onion Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon tahini Fresh parsley and mint to taste Smoked paprika if...
  2. Mountain Cat

    Recipe A Tabbouleh Recipe

    This was made here mid-autumn 2018. I had an overabundance of parsley in my herb garden. I mean a serious SERIOUS over abundance. What could I do? Tabbouleh. Since this was the end here for locally grown heirloom tomatoes, I used those instead of supermarket roma tomatoes, but the...
  3. Morning Glory

    Recipe Mujadara with Charred Cabbage

    Mudjadara* is a lovely comfort food from the Middle-East. It reminds me of Indian Kitchiri which is claimed to be the origin of British Kedgeree. The charred cabbage adds a delicious taste, although I don’t think its authentic. Make it as spicy as you choose by adding extra chilli if you wish...
  4. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Vegistan based Falafel

    This is the recipe I will be using for my falafel 2nd round attempt. I liked the basic original recipe but it didn't have enough punch for my husband and my tastes, so I have adapted it. I've yet to find an online version of the Vegistan recipe so can't credit it. Ingredients 150g dried...
  5. Elawin

    Recipe Middle Eastern White Beans

    This is a typical Middle Eastern recipe and can be eaten hot or at room temperature with rice or flat breads. The addition of a little extra stock turns it into a delicious soup. You can also use it as a superb accompaniment to lamb. Cooking time: For the stock, 60 minutes plus standing time...
  6. Elawin

    Recipe Ouzi

    Ouzi is a traditional Middle Eastern dish eaten during Ramadan. There are several different versions of ouzi, but this recipe is for a lamb and rice pilaf wrapped in filo pastry. Prep. and cooking time: 60 minutes No. of servings: 6 Ingredients: 3 carrots, finely diced 1 onion, finely...
  7. Elawin

    Recipe Vegan Bamieh (Middle Eastern Vegetable Stew)

    Vegetarian Bamieh A Middle Eastern vegan dish of potatoes and okra. (If you really must have meat in it, see my notes at the end of the recipe!) Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 large onions, chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 ½ teaspoons turmeric 1 teaspoon baharat (mixed Arabic spices) 2...
  8. Morning Glory

    Recipe Chakchouka (Shakshouka)

    Chakchouka (or Shakshouka and other various spellings) is a middle Eastern dish traditionally served in a cast iron pan with flatbread to dip into the sauce. Its popular in Israel, where it is often served as a breakfast dish. Its quite similar to the Mexican breakfast dish Huevos Rancheros...
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