Arabic Food

  • Middle Eastern Desserts
    Middle Eastern desserts are made from simple ingredients that are easily obtained from your Arabic grocer. Many supermarkets now carry these items, as well. Flaky pastries, sweet cheeses, fruits and....
  • Coriander Spice
    Coriander spice is an annual herb belonging to the carrot family. Its leaves resemble parsley and are edible, just as the fruits are. When ripe, these seeds have a musty, sweet citrus smell that is ....
  • Arabic Drinks
    Arabic drinks are often made of ingredients that give them flavors unique to the Middle East. Strongly brewed coffees and teas come highly spiced. Milk-based drinks made of yogurt and goat milk are ....
  • Turkish Pistachios
    Turkish pistachios are a smaller, more flavorful variety than those that are grown in California. They are darker in color, a result of being left to dry with their shells on. These nuts are harvest....
  • Arabic Spices
    Arabic spices are one of the defining ingredients in Middle Eastern cooking. They give foods their unique character, and are found in everything from main dishes to desserts. No Arabic recipe would ....
  • Pita Bread Bakery
    A pita bread bakery makes this specialty bread, a staple of the Arabic diet for centuries. Indeed, though it is known throughout the world as "pita", this flat bread is also called "Arabic bread", id....
  • Stuffed Grape Leaves
    Stuffed grape leaves are an Arabic delicacy that can be served either as an appetizer or a meal in itself. It is a recipe that is popular in the Mediterranean regions, where it is enjoyed by people o....
  • Hummus Dip
    Hummus dip is one of the favorite foods in Middle Eastern cuisine. Its popularity is reflected in the fact that it one of the few Arabic foods that is now sold in stores throughout the world. You ca....
  • Arabic Foods
    Arabic foods evoke the richness and diversity of Middle Eastern culture. For thousands of years, the peoples of this region have prepared meals taken from the bounty of the land, using native fruits,....
  • Fava Beans
    Fava beans have been cultivated in the Middle East and China for over 5,000 years. They are one of the oldest crops, and were the only bean consumed in Europe until the discovery of the New World. H....