Saturday, May 22, 2010

News Feed Comments

Zaatar(oregano dip زعتر): secrect recipe for zaatar as a dip or topping.

May 10, 2010 by Jackie K  
Filed under Middle Eastern

Recipe: Zaatar(oregano dip زعتر ): secrect recipe for zaatar as a dip or topping.
Summary: also known as MAN-OUSHI   مناقيش بزعتر when topped on a dough and baked like pizza. 

1 cup sesame seeds
1 cup dried oregano
1 tablespoon sumac
 1/4teaspoon salt


Pulse the oregano in a coffee grinder 3 times.
Place the sesame seeds in a skillet over medium heat and toast [...]


Summary: Can be served as a salad or side dish.


1 package spinach
4 green onions, chopped
3 tablespoons lemon juice
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon sumac
2 tablespoons olive oil


Wash the spinach. Drain and chop coarsely. Add the rest of the ingredients. Serve with pita bread.

Cooking time (duration): 15 minutes
Diet type: Vegetarian
Culinary tradition: Middle Eastern
My [...]

Fattoush Salad فتوش

August 4, 2009 by admin  
Filed under Appetizer, Featured, Middle Eastern, Salads, Vegetarian

Fattoush Salad فتوش

Summary: Fattoush Salad (Arabic: فتوش, also fattush) is a Levantine salad made from toasted or fried pieces of pita bread (khubz ‘arabi) combined with mixed greens and other vegetables.[1] Fattoush belongs to the family of dishes known as fattat (plural) or fatta, which are made in the Levant by Arab cooks using stale [...]