Middle East

Recipes from Middle East

Iranian New Year Dishes

March 2019

Cake Yazdi, Ghormeh sabzi stew, and Persian rice

Persian Tea Time with Cookies and Flat Bread

January 2019

Flat bread (lavash) and date cookies (naan komaj)

Persian Loubia Polo

November 2018

Loubia polo (rice and green beans), shirazi salad, and baslogh

Turkish Cuisine

March 2018

Cacik, pea stew, rice pilaf, and flour helva

Persian Eggplant Dishes Cooking Clas

March 2018

Mirza qasemi, kashk o bademjan, and halim bademjan

Iranian Dolmeh and Sweets

June 2018

Dolmeh (stuffed grape leaves) and haj-badoom (almond cookies)

Persian New Year Dinner

March 2017

Persian herbed omelet (Kookoo sabzi), eggplant dip (kashke bedemjan), tomato and cucumber salad (salad shirazi), marzipan cookie (toot), rice cookies (naan berenji), and chickpea cookies (nokhodchi)

Palestinian Cuisine

January 2017

Falafel, hummus, and beef kofta stew

Middle Eastern Mezze

February 2017

Cucumber mint yogurt, baba ganoush, tabouleh, chickpea salad, spicy potatoes, and chicken tikka

Iranian New Year Cuisine

March 2016

Persian sabzi polo with fish, puffy walnuts, and zaban pastry

Summer Persian Yogurt Soup

July 2016

Ash-e Mast (Persian Yogurt Soup)

Turkish Cuisine

February 2016

Kofte, pilav, kisir, and ayran

Turkish Mediterranean Breakfast

January 2015

Deep fried cheese rolls ('cigarette borek') and assorted small dishes

Turkish Traditional Cooking

April 2015

Ali nazik, kisir, and ayran

Stews & Coffee from Kuwait

February 2014

Lentil stew and lentil soup

Salads from Around the World

April 2014

Broccoli salad, salad-e shirazi, caprese salad, edamame and rice noodle salad, Vietnamese cucumber salad, and pickled carrots and daikon

Easy Dishes from Palestine

October 2013

Kafta, rice, tabbouli, hummus, and pita chips

Persian Cooking

November 2013

String beans with rice ('estomboli polo'), salad shirazi, and kotlet

Middle Eastern Mezze

March 2013

Edgeh, baba ganoush, hummus, labneh, and Turkish cacik

Cavalier Cooking 101: Summer Grilling

April 2013

Teriyaki beef kabobs, Mediterranean chicken kabobs, tzatziki sauce, and grilled fruit with ice cream

Rich Everyday Pakistani Cooking

April 2013

Koftay and pulao with raita

Turkish Baking

October 2012

Spinach and feta cheese borek ('ispanakh peynirli borek'), cigar borek, and baklava

Persian Cuisine

November 2012

Yogurt dip and kotlet

Middle Eastern

November 2012

Hummus, yogurt sauce, and chicken shawarma

Pakistani Karachi

October 2010

Chicken karachi, raita, and chapli kebab

Lebanese Cooking

May 2010

Kibe, hummus, and rice with lentils

Uzbek Cooking

March 2010


Persian Cooking

April 2009

Yogurt salad, fresh vegetable salad, chicken kebab, khoresht fesenjan, Persian rice ('chelo'), and baghali polo

Azerbaijani Food

March 2002

Azeri eggplant ('ikrah')

Turkish Dolmasi

March 2002

Zeytinyagli yarpak dolmasi

Turkish Cooking

March 1999

Turkish-style white kidney meal

Turkish Cooking

July 1998

Turkish lentil balls