Pita Bread Recipe: How to Make Pita Bread

Pita Bread Recipe: How to Make Pita …

I’ve gotten some requests to post a pita bread recipe and no one makes them better than my dad. I may be biased but I think he has developed the best pita bread recipe out…

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Syrian Rice Pudding w. Orange Blossom Water

Syrian Rice Pudding w. Orange Blossom Water

I used to love rice pudding as a kid. Mom would make it for me and I would eat it for both dessert and breakfast (thus why this recipe gets tagged as a breakfast…). Not…

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Grilled Halloumi Cheese w. Fig Jam

Grilled Halloumi Cheese w. Fig Jam

You guys. I can’t believe I’m just now posting this recipe. When A and I were in Greece (Milos) last year, we visited twice the restaurant that the owners of our bed & breakfast ran during…

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Zatar Pull Apart Bread

Zatar Pull Apart Bread

We had zatar pull apart bread for dinner last week. We had to keep reminding ourselves that if we ate the whole loaf, it would be like eating two whole pizzas. So we controlled our…

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Zatar – A Syrian Recipe

Zatar – A Syrian Recipe

I haven’t posted a Middle Eastern recipe in a while. This post centers around the thyme and olive oil dip called zatar. You may also see it spelled with an apostrophe (za’tar) or the number 3…

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Remake | Syrian Rice and Peas Cake

Remake | Syrian Rice and Peas Cake

You guys probably won’t even recognize today’s rice and peas cake. That’s probably because the last time you saw it, it looked like this. Big difference. Those were the old school days of photographing food outside…

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Middle Eastern Spinach with Meatballs, Lemon + Rice

Middle Eastern Spinach with Meatballs, Lemon + Rice

One of my favorite Middle Eastern dishes to make is this spinach and meatballs combination. It’s ridiculously easy to throw together; it’s healthy; and it is delicious. Recently, I made it for two different dinners we…

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Moroccan Spiced Salad w. Pomegranate + Pistachios

Moroccan Spiced Salad w. Pomegranate + Pistachios

You would think that my Middle Eastern background would mean I am completely familiar with all things Middle Eastern but I’ve still go so much to learn. Take Ras al Hanout, for example. Years ago,…

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