Arabic Food

  • Cardamom Spice
    Cardamom spice gives a rich and spicy flavor to Middle Eastern cooking. It is found in a variety of dishes, desserts and beverages. The pods of this spice must be broken open to release their flavor....
  • Roasted Nuts
    Roasted nuts have been an essential part of Arabic cooking for thousands of years. They are eaten by themselves and added to recipes both sweet and savory. Commonly used nuts are almonds, cashews, h....
  • Arabic Food Store
    An Arabic food store is your best source for authentic Middle Eastern foods. Foods that are hard to find at a grocery store are the specialty of Arabic stores, which are usually owned and operated by....
  • Ceylon Tea
    Ceylon tea is one of the most frequently served beverages in Arab homes. Sometimes it is mixed with other teas to give it a different flavor. This tea has been cultivated since the 1870's, when a ru....
  • Arabic Grocery
    An Arabic grocery is a good source for foods that are essential to Middle Eastern cooking. Many of these are hard to find in supermarkets, though some are becoming more commonplace. Arabic cooking r....
  • Middle Eastern Drinks
    Middle Eastern drinks are as varied and unique as the cuisine of the region. In general, they fall into four categories: coffees, teas, milk-based drinks, and juices. All have their origins in the f....
  • Tahini Paste
    Tahini paste is a thick, oily mixture that forms the basis for many Arabic dishes. It is made from ground sesame seeds and spices. Hummus, a popular dip, is made from tahini as are moutabel, baba gh....
  • Mixed Nuts
    Mixed nuts are available at your Arabic food store, where many of the favorite nuts featured in Arabic cooking are sold by the bag for convenience. These nuts can be eaten as snacks or added to tradi....
  • Middle Eastern Grocery
    Middle Eastern grocery stores are a great resource for hard-to find food items essential for Arabic cooking. Arab cuisine is a reflection of their culture, exemplified by food that is economical to b....
  • Sesame Tahini
    Sesame tahini is a ground paste that forms the basis of several Middle Eastern dishes and dips. Its thick consistency and delicate flavor complement whatever it is incorporated into. Tahini is a rec....