Toum

This condiment is one of my favorite things to make in the summer, when garlic is fresh and in-season. It's a classic sauce in Lebanon, and fantast...

Sabich Burgers with Peach Amba

We’re big on Meatless Monday’s in my house so I’m always trying to come up with creative ways to feed my family. Eggplants make a great substitute ...

Hummus & Pita

These simple recipes are perfect for making and enjoying hummus and pita at home. Ice water is the key to a great texture.

Avocado Zhug

I've been regularly making zhug, which you may also know as zahawiq, ever since I first had it with a Yemeni friend more than 20 years ago. In an o...

Guacamole

For me guacamole is at its finest when it is simple. Just a bit of spice, salt, and crunch allows the delicate flavor and opulent texture of avocad...

Muhammara

This spread is a great way to showcase the flavors of tahini and roasted peppers. Thank you to our friends at Seed + Mill for the recipe. 

Fruit Caponata

As you may know, I’m a huge fan of Sicily and their regional cuisine. My wife and I had many servings of caponata as we traveled the island, and th...