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Middle Eastern

Cuisines | Hummus, pita, shawarma, falafel: Middle Eastern food has much to offer, and 'hounds have strong opinions on where to find the best. Get restaurant recommendations, ingredient advice, and discussion about Middle Eastern cookbooks and recipes.

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Get Inspired by the Best New International Cookbooks Coming Out This Fall
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Get Inspired by the Best New International Cookbooks Coming Out This Fall

Fall has barely begun and there's already a surfeit of fab new cookbooks to gobble up, but today we...

You're Going to Fall in Love with Kushari, the National Dish of Egypt
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You're Going to Fall in Love with Kushari, the National Dish of Egypt

Unless you’re Egyptian (or frequent Egyptian or Middle Eastern restaurants), you probably haven’t...

This Green Shakshuka Is Weekend Brunch (& Instagram) Heaven
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This Green Shakshuka Is Weekend Brunch (& Instagram) Heaven

That first meal on a lazy Saturday or Sunday morning is a sacred one. With the weekend's fun ahead...

Every Tip You'll Ever Need for Making Crispy Falafel 01:02
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Every Tip You'll Ever Need for Making Crispy Falafel

When falafel is done right—crisped to perfection, warm enough to eat without burning your tongue...

Where Did Hummus Really Originate? 09:34
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Where Did Hummus Really Originate?

The brownish paste has become a staple appetizer on most menus, often served as a dip with a side...

Why Shakshuka Is the All-Purpose Egg Dish You Absolutely Need in Your Life
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Why Shakshuka Is the All-Purpose Egg Dish You Absolutely Need in Your Life

If a truly perfect dish exists, it just might be shakshuka. Easy to make, totally flexible, both comforting...

The Ultimate Guide to Cooking with Saffron 00:35
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The Ultimate Guide to Cooking with Saffron

Ounce by ounce, saffron is one of the world’s most expensive foods, if not the most expensive food...

4 World-Famous Chefs Reveal This Year's Biggest Food Trends, as Well as Cuisine That Deserves Attention
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4 World-Famous Chefs Reveal This Year's Biggest Food Trends, as Well as Cuisine That Deserves Attention

It may be difficult to predict 2019's kale, Unicorn Frappuccino, or avocado toast, but we always look...

How to Order Turkish Food Like a Pro 00:40
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How to Order Turkish Food Like a Pro

If you’re hesitant to try Turkish food, answer these questions. Do you like hummus? How about grilled...

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Middle Eastern Recipes

Falafel Sandwich with Peppers, Onion, and Eggplant 20 Saves

Falafel Sandwich with Peppers, Onion, and Eggplant

A delicious falafel sandwich recipe with peppers, onion, and eggplant.

Falafel Salad with Tahini-Lemon Dressing 18 Saves

Falafel Salad with Tahini-Lemon Dressing

A delicious falafel salad recipe with tahini-lemon dressing.

Easy Chipotle Hummus 34 Saves

Easy Chipotle Hummus

This chipotle hummus recipe is simple to make and is the perfect spread for chips, crackers, or pita...

Feta-Stuffed Falafel 20 Saves
Fatteh 7 Saves

Fatteh

Michael Zee's recipe for the Middle Eastern breakfast dish, Fatteh.

Falafel Lavash Wraps 26 Saves

Falafel Lavash Wraps

A delicious recipe for falafel lavash wraps.