Tag: middle eastern

Saltah Yemeni Vegan Vegetable Stew Hulbah Zhug-Meat

Saltah is a hearty stew that is Yemen’s undisputed national dish. The Yemeni people have delighted in this comforting meal for hundreds of years, even back to the times when…

Masgouf Iraqi Turmeric Tamarind Marinated Fish Tomato-curry

Masgouf is the national dish of a country that sits upon the land known as the Cradle of Civilization. This Fertile Crescent is home to writing, astronomy, mathematics, and many…

Besbarmak Meat Pasta Kazakhstan

Besbarmak, a heap of sliced meat served on a bed of pasta squares is Kazakhstan’s national dish, as well as a tasty legacy of the nomads that roam the country’s…

Maqbous Omani Chicken Saffron Chana Dal Spiced Rice

Maqbous is a chicken and rice dish packed with a legion of spices and a sweet rosewater-raisin tang that hails from Oman in the south-eastern corner of the Arabian peninsula. It’s…

Fattoush: Lebanese Sumac Lemon Salad

With the holiday season coming up, Heather and I both thought it would be fun to find ways to “internationalize” our upcoming holiday meals with our friends and family. Not that we…