Lachmajoun

Lachmajoun (lahmacun/lamajoun/lamachoun, etc.) is a thin, Turkish flatbread baked with meat, vegetables, and spices. It's charry and thin like a li...

Kofte & Couscous

Here's something that might seem exotic and fancy, but is simple and easy, thanks to a few innovative techniques, flavors, and spices. The kofte co...

Root Vegetable & Date Stew

Rub Adom is fantastic on meats, and here it lends depth to a Middle Eastern twist on beef stew. Comforting and familiar, fresh and interesting.

Braised Brisket with Ayala and Pom

When preparing for the holidays, a good brisket recipe with maximum flavor makes the deliciously tender outcome worth the wait. Let’s remember you ...

Beef Phở

Considered the national dish of Vietnam, this dish has a history as rich and complex as flavor of the broth. Originating in the north, following th...

Steak Fajitas

Izak is my secret to flavorful fajitas. Just make a simple marinade for skirt steak, then grill or pan fry. Cook some onions and peppers and serve ...

Ropa Vieja

This traditionally Cuban dish is like a rich stew, the flank steak broken down to the point of absolute tenderness, hence the name literally transl...

Ararat Taco Night

Our Ararat blend is inspired by bastirma, a traditional air-dried cured meat. The fenugreek, Urfa chili, and onion also lend themselves well to sea...

My Mom’s Coffee-Braised Brisket

This is my take on the dish my mother served at virtually every special-occasion dinner of my childhood. I make brisket over several days. The firs...

Corned Beef Pot au Feu

Here's my take on corned beef and cabbage. I add a few broiled soup bones to enrich the broth, and cook the vegetables after the beef to ensure the...

Beef & Citrus Stew

Making stews is one of my favorite things. It is a one pot meal and they also freeze really well for these weeks or days when you have less time to...

Pilpel Broiled Ribeye

This recipe uses a custom pepper-based spice blend from The Spice Companion which brings out some of the best flavors in beef. Since it's winter, L...