Pita Panzanella

Erika is a part time member of our team, a serious La Boite fan, and customer.  Her go-to fatoush salad with Za'atar is a classic that we internall...

The Edible Seder Plate

We updated the symbolic seder plate with delicious items to emphasize the respect and appreciation for gathering together to reflect on where we ca...

Tahini & Olive Deviled Eggs

Nutty tahini and briny olives give this filling a savory jolt. The tang of sumac keeps it feeling light and adds a beautiful red hue.    

Sumac Roasted Fish

As we learn more about Nowruz (Persian New Year), Emily (who works with Lior for culinary publications) was sharing her experience from celebrating...

Za’atar Roasted Chicken With Lemons & Olives

Za’atar refers to both the dried leaves of the za’atar plant as well as a blend made with those leaves, sumac, and sesame seeds. Here I start with ...

Sesame-Roasted Fish

An already crackly spice crust gets more crunch from whole sesame seeds here. The funkiness of preserved lemons, together with black olives, gives ...

Citrus Salad

Get ready for a long overdue, very deserved, awesome citrus season.  In place of Sumac Vinaigrette for the salad, a drizzling of flavorful olive oi...

Sumac Vinaigrette

Bright and fresh with the richness of good olive oil, this simple vinaigrette perks up any dish.    

Sabzi and Pomegranate Salad

Inspired by the classic Sabzi Khordan platter of herbs, our version includes sliced almonds and fresh pomegranate to add a fresh and herby side to ...

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...

Zucchini Flatbreads with Caraway Seeds

Mild zucchini gets a boost from the savory pop of caraway seeds and the nuttiness of mahleb (ground cherry seeds). A hint of rose’s aroma and pomeg...

Roasted Vegetable and Parmesan Frittata

Having roasted vegetables on hand means you can make a hearty frittata anytime. If you want even more spice in this brunch dish, which tastes just ...