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3 Comforting Israeli Recipes From The New Cookbook, Sababa

Tel Aviv-based American author Adeena Sussman teaches readers how to create flavor-packed recipes with Israeli ingredients such as tahini, sumac, harissa and za’atar. Sababa translates to “everything is awesome,” so whether you try the comforting Marak Katom soup filled with seasonal root vegetables or the Smoky Eggplant P’titim,…

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Cinnamony Smoky Eggplant P’titim

Try this Cinnamony Smoky Eggplant P’titim recipe from the cookbook Sababa: Fresh, Sunny Flavors From My Israeli Kitchen. Word to the wise: If you’re in Israel shopping for pantry staples, don’t ask for “Israeli couscous”: shopkeepers will look at you quizzically and give you regular semolina couscous. To…

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Marak Katom With Crunchy Seeds & Harissa

Try this Marak Katom With Crunchy Seeds & Harissa recipe from the cookbook Sababa: Fresh, Sunny Flavors From My Israeli Kitchen. Back when this root vegetable soup was having its first “moment,” you’d find a version in nearly every Tel Aviv restaurant, the only problem being that…

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3 Vibrant Middle Eastern Dishes From Cookbook, Honey & Co. At Home

In their third cookbook, chefs Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer of the beloved U.K. Honey & Co. restaurants inspire with fresh and flavorful Middle Eastern recipes that are close to their hearts. Recipes run the gamut from the homey to the spectacular (check out their Pickled Peach…

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Pickled Peach Salad With Pistachios And Parsley

Try this Pickled Peach Salad With Pistachios And Parsley recipe from the cookbook Honey & Co. At Home by Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich. We spend the summer months hunting for the perfect peach. It is a very satisfying pastime and one with delicious results. We get three boxes…

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Cherry, Herb And Freekeh Tabule

Try this Cherry, Herb And Freekeh Tabule recipe from the cookbook Honey & Co. At Home by Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich. Throughout the Middle East, freekeh is prepared in the spring. The wheat is picked while the sheaves are still green and the wheat kernels are still soft. The crops…

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Beef & Eggplant Casserole

Try this Beef & Eggplant Casserole, or Tepsi Baytinijan, recipe from Meghan Markle’s favorite new cookbook, Together: Our Community Cookbook. “Tepsi translates as ‘casserole’ and this is a traditional Persian dish of meatballs in a tomato sauce with eggplant. It’s quite rich. You could make it with less oil, I suppose, but…

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Salad Shirazi

Try this Salad Shirazi recipe from Meghan Markle’s favorite new cookbook, Together: Our Community Cookbook. “This is a simple salad, with just a few ingredients, from the south of Iran. The fresh flavors go well with chicken or with lamb dishes such as Ghormeh Sabzi” — Sanna Mirza, recipe developer  …

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Try 3 Middle Eastern Recipes From The Cookbook Levant

Rawia’s latest cookbook is filled with recipes the Brooklyn-based chef has developed over her 20 years in the industry, from lamb and beef favorites to vegan Middle Eastern dishes and more. Here are three recipes to try from the cookbook! Fall Fatoush Salad…

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Harissa Baked Chicken

Try this Harissa Baked Chicken recipe from the cookbook Levant. Heat can register on the palate in a myriad of ways: a jalapeño lands differently than wasabi, and the same goes for black pepper and harissa. The latter is my favorite for imparting both flavor and fire, just assertive enough to jolt a…

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Fall Fatoush Salad

Try this Fall Fatoush Salad recipe from the cookbook Levant. As I was writing this book, summer turned to fall, and the leaves started to change colors. I thought about our family’s yearly trip upstate to see nature’s seasonal show and was inspired to create this autumn-themed salad. My son suggested I…

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Hummus With Charred And Raw Asparagus

Home-cooked chickpeas are preferred to canned for this recipe but, if you’re in a rush, canned will do. Be sure to rinse the chickpeas thoroughly before preparing the hummus.

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How To Make The Best Falafel Ever

Food editor Kristen Eppich shares the secret to making Palestinian-style falafel, straight from the Middle East. I recently took a walking food tour through the neighborhood of Deira, Dubai while on a trip with Emirates Airline. Though now dwarfed by the fame, glitz and glamor of new Dubai, Deira is where…

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Halibut Skewers With Zhoug Sauce

In this Middle Eastern recipe, smoky fish kebabs get a spicy kick from a verdant sauce of herbs, jalapeños and garlic.

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Red Pepper & Baked Egg Galettes Recipe

Individual pastries from chef Yotam Ottolenghi.