middle eastern recipes

Falafel Video Demonstration

Falafel Video Demonstration Falafel is the quintessential fast food of the middle east.  In the Arab quarters, each falafel restaurant serves a different type than their neighbor. Each shop has their recipe and each Arab their favorite falafel shop.  If you ask me, I think they are all delicious no matter who makes them. Packed with protein the falafel makes a great dinner or snack when you need a pick me up.  Try making my pita bread and hummus to accompany the falafel for an authentic Arab meal.  

Maqluba Video Demonstration

Maqluba video demonstration will help you see just how easy this recipe is to make. (Sorry for the bad quality video!) My friend Christine demonstrates the process of making this traditional dish.  It is a one pot dish that Arab mothers make for their children to enjoy weekly. They even change up the ingredients depending on what you have on hand.  Like maybe a beef with eggplant, onion, and carrots. I was privileged to stay with my friends and eat this beautiful dish in their home.  They serve it will pickles, yogurt, and olives.  It truly is a one pot...Read More