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Zaatar - my FAVORITE! So simple, and so flavorful!

Za’atar Manakish or Zaatar Bread is a simple Arabic recipe – which is basically a kind of flat bread baked with Zaatar and olive oil spreadsrved with labneh

Zaatar is to Lebanon what Peanut Butter is to America.  The word "Zaatar" (aka Zatar or Za'tar) refers to wild thyme herbs that grow in Lebanese and Middle Eastern wilderness.  It is also used to refer to the herbal mix that will be featured in this recipe and which is found in every Lebanese kitchen.    I recall childhood memories when we used t

Zaatar is to Lebanon what Peanut Butter is to America. The word "Zaatar" (aka Zatar or Za'tar) refers to wild thyme herbs that grow in Lebanese and Middle Eastern wilderness.

Palestinian zaatar bread, this bread is so simple to make yet the result will blow your mind away

Palestinian zaatar fatayer

Palestinian zaatar bread, this bread is so simple to make yet the result will blow your mind away .a beautifully written post, full of helpful information. Saving this till the next time I can get fresh zaatar akhdar!

Jordanian, Lebanese, and Syrian za'atar mixes.... who knew there were so many differences? !

Jordanian, Lebanese, and Syrian za'atar mixes love seeing the difference… just ate some of the Jordanian style… from up around Nazareth.

Za'atar is both a Middle Eastern herb and a spice blend. We're sharing one tasty summer recipe and six additional ways to use this nutty spice blend.

Discover Za'atar: A Middle Eastern Herb and Spice Blend

Za'atar is both a Middle Eastern herb and a spice blend. We're sharing one tasty summer recipe and six additional ways to use this nutty spice blend.

Manakish Zaatar-my sister's hubbys family is Lebanese and they make this all the time, it's AMAZING!

Manakish Zaatar

Flatbread Recipe: Manakish Zaatar — Recipes from The Kitchn. Ready made zaatar can be bought. Mix with a bit of olive oil, brushed on the flat bread and done.

Happy 2016! Thought I’d start out the new year with something really simple — hummus.  Who doesn’t like hummus?  As is the case with most mass-produced food products, there’…

Happy Thought I’d start out the new year with something really simple — hummus. Who doesn’t like hummus? As is the case with most mass-produced food products,

You are looking at the National Breakfast Dish of Lebanon. The almighty Zaatar manoushe (manouche, manou'che, man'ouché, fatayer, Lebanese pizza). There are different flavours of manoushe but the Zaatar one is...

You are looking at the National Breakfast Dish of Lebanon. The almighty Zaatar manoushe (manouche, manou'che, man'ouché, fatayer, Lebanese pizza). There are different flavours of manoushe but the Zaatar one is.

Liban : Lahm Bi Ajin (Sfiha)

Lahm Bi Ajin (Sfiha)

These "Arab pizzas" called lahm bi ajin date back to the fifteenth century and would have appeared in the region of the Beqaa Valley in Eastern Lebanon.

Simit is a delicious sesame bread sold in bakeries all over Turkey. It's not difficult to make them with this recipe for Homemade Simit! (Vegan)

Homemade Simit

Simit is a delicious sesame bread sold in bakeries all over Turkey. It's not difficult to make them with this recipe for Homemade Simit!

Break out the chickpeas and eggplant for our best recipes from across the Middle East                                                                                                                                                                                 More

48 Essential Middle Eastern Recipes

Break out the chickpeas and eggplant for our best recipes from across the Middle East. Try Middle Eastern meals and bring some spice to your dinner table. Rice dishes, chicken, kebabs, kibeh and much more.

These “Arab pizzas” probably date back to the fifteenth century and would have appeared in the region of the Beqaa Valley in Eastern Lebanon close to the Syrian border, the capital of which is Baalbek. An Iraqi family named Haidar is at the origin of the recipe.

Lahm Bi Ajin (or Sfiha)

These "Arab pizzas" called lahm bi ajin date back to the fifteenth century and would have appeared in the region of the Beqaa Valley in Eastern Lebanon.

Kibbeh (Lebanese Beef Croquettes) | www.oliviascuisine.com | This Lebanese classic is one of my favorite dishes in the whole world! It consists of a dough made of meat, bulgur (cracked wheat), onions and mint leaves, formed into football shaped croquettes, and filled with more meat, onions, pine nuts and Middle Eastern spices. They are then deep fried to perfection so they are crisp on the outside and soft inside!

Kibbeh (Lebanese Beef Croquettes)

Kibbeh is a Lebanese classic dish that consists of beef croquettes made with meat, bulgur wheat, mint leaves, pine nuts, onions and Middle Eastern spices!

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