Old School Middle Eastern Recipes with Some Modern Day Twists

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Turshi

Turshi

Turshi – it’s fun to say and fun to eat.  The middle-eastern style pickled vegetables are a true party in your mouth.    The tang of the vinegar combined with flavors of curry, garlic, coriander and turmeric add a bomb of flavor to any dish.   Try […]

Dill Rice

Dill Rice

Dill – its slightly warm bitterness and taste of fennel, anise and celery, can transform things like bland white rice into celebratory masterpieces.  While my youthful palate did not quite take to the dill flavor profile, I have certainly come to appreciate dill rice as […]

Jajeek

Jajeek

Similar to its Greek cousin, Tzaziki, Jajeek is a super quick and easy salad/dip to make. With four basic ingredients of yogurt, cucumber, mint and garlic, you’ve got a cool, refreshing dish with a flavorful punch. It’s delicious with pita chips, on top of kabob, […]