Tag Archives: arabic

quinoa tabbouleh

i think it’s finally safe to say that summer’s come. it’s been deliciously warm the past few days & my body has officially switched from craving warm, hearty, heavier meals to craving cold, zesty, lighter ones. tonight’s dinner fit the … Continue reading

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authentic arabic hummus

so i love being arabic for lots of reasons — the rich history of my culture, the trips back to the old country, having a secret language in which to speak to my sisters in public (although the flip side … Continue reading

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fattoush salad with radishes, cherry tomatoes & lemon-sumac dressing

this is a traditional arabic salad that we eat often in my family. it’s really very simple to make & quite flavorful, using ingredients unique to your average american palate. you can always add feta if you’re looking for more … Continue reading

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arabic kofta (ground lamb with onion & parsley)

if you know me well, you probably aren’t shocked by the fact i’m not the biggest fan of your run-of-the-mill, traditional valentine’s day. to me, it seems like just another capitalistic exploit of female insecurities created & perpetuated by the … Continue reading

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blistered garbanzo beans & wilted kale with za’atar

during the school year, i am all about the fast & the easy, which doesn’t always translate to the healthy.  last semester i turned to pasta a little too often, just because it’s so fast to make & you can … Continue reading

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