Basmati Rice Pilaf Basmati Rice Pilaf is a twist on traditional rice pilaf, since it is made with Basmati rice, mint, other fragrant spices and a touch of saffron. The spices and Basmati rice are all part of the Mediterranean and Indian/Pakistani cuisines where versions of rice pilaf is found. The additional spices create almost […]
Middle Eastern Recipes
Recipes from Lebanon, Syria, Egypt and other Middle Eastern cuisines by Sheffield Spice & Tea Co.
Aleppo Pepper Chicken Kebabs Aleppo Pepper Chicken Kebabs are an excellent way to explore the flavors of the Middle East where you marinate your chicken, beef or tofu in yogurt and spices. Marinating in yogurt helps to make the meats tender and moist due to the lactic acid in the yogurt. The Aleppo Chile Pepper […]
Orzo, Oregano, Goat Cheese & Garbanzo Beans Servings: 4 This Orzo, Oregano, Goat Cheese & Garbanzo Beans is a great Summer salad. It is made to serve warm or at room temperature, but we have seen variations of this recipe served cold, especially when it is hot outside. If you are not a fan of […]
Herbed Za’atar Bread A personal favorite and classic Middle Eastern herbed bread. We blended our Lebanese Za’atar so that it would go with this recipe. 1 recipe Basic Pita prepared through step 2 3/4 cup Za’atar 3/4 cup olive oil 1. Shape the dough into an even rectangle and cut it in half lengthwise. Divide […]
Pita Bread 2 cups warm water (90○ to 110○ F) 2 envelopes (¼ oz ea) active dry yeast ½ teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons sea salt 5 to 5 ½ cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus flour for kneading 1. Pour the water into a large bowl and sprinkle in the yeast. Stir to dissolve. 2. With […]