The word Kofta is derived from the Persian verb “koftan” which means “to grind”, referring […]
Middle Eastern Recipes
A collection of recipes from all over the Middle East regardless of political and geographical boundaries. A major characteristic of the Middle Eastern cuisine is its overall simplicity; simple to prepare and simple to digest. The Middle East is rich in vegetables and fruits of exceptional quality. There is hardly any vegetable or fruit that does not grow in the region and the few exceptions are mainly those that prefer a tropical habitat. Vegetables and fruits are often dried for winter use and olive oil is the most popular cooking ingredient.
Shakshouka (or Chakchouka) is a popular Middle Eastern breakfast dish made of tomatoes, capsicums, onions, […]
A quick and easy to make dish for lunch, dinner or a weekend party, these […]
These simple and easy to make meatballs with either chicken or lamb makes a great […]
Shish Taouk (or Skewered Chicken Kebabs) is a traditional Middle Eastern dish, especially in Lebanon. […]
A classic Greek style salad with fried brinjals, capsicum & spring onions with an optional […]
The Lebanese cuisine is a mix of European cuisine and Middle Eastern flavours. They are […]
Ingredients: Cucumber – 2, diced Tomatoes – 6 to 8, deseeded, chopped Spring Onions – […]
A classic Mediterranean/Middle Eastern eggplant dip. Ingredients: Eggplant (Brinjal) – 1, halved Juice of 1 […]
This is the famous Iranian Chicken Kababs with Saffron and Lime. Ingredients: Chicken Breasts – […]
Best served with tomato salad. Ingredients: Lamb or Beef – 250 gms, ground Onion – […]
Ingredients: Garlic Cloves – 500 gms, peeled White Vinegar – 125 ml Water – 125 […]
A refreshing and classic Middle Eastern salad. Ingredients: Oranges – 3 to 4, sliced, juices […]
Marinated Chicken Skewers
Chicken served with plum sauce
Exotic Watermelon and Cheese Salad
Fattoush is Arab bread salad made from pita bread and vegetables.
Fillet of Lamb Kebab is the national dish of Iran.
Red Mullet in Wine
Egyptian Fried Fish
Stuffed Whole Lamb
Pasta with Cheese
A classic Middle Eastern dish.
a rich Iraqi stew of lamb with dried fruits.
Lamb with Brinjal and Fruits
Lamb in Filo
Priest’s Kebab is a very popular Turkish recipe.
Oven Baked Stuffed Brinjals