Lebanese Fatayer

Lebanese Fatayer

Spinach and Meat Pies I have been wanting to create this post for a long time now. One of the most memorable foods of my childhood are Fatayer. Fatayer are savory pies, the most common varieties include spinach, meat and cheese. Truly, my father is 

Lebanese Chicken and Pasta

Lebanese Chicken and Pasta

A Cozy Dish As we move into the cold winter months, pasta is always a meal that not only satisfies but is easy to make and even makes great leftovers. I’m sharing a dish we grew up calling, Nouilles, with some shortcuts to make those 

Lebanese Rice with Vermicelli

Lebanese Rice with Vermicelli

Lebanese Rice I can distinctly remember the smell of rice cooking on the stove when I was a kid. It’s odd that something that is considered savory can have the sweetest aroma, kind of like a cake baking. That is definitely in part because of 

How to Roast Whole Chicken

How to Roast Whole Chicken

An Easy Meal I actually gasped when I realized I didn’t have a whole roasted chicken recipe on the site. Especially considering it’s an absolute staple at our house. If you’re looking for a simple chicken thigh recipe, you can find that here as well 

Lebanese Lamb Tacos: Tacos Arabes

Lebanese Lamb Tacos: Tacos Arabes

There is nothing more satisfying than slow roasted meat in a pocket of bread with toppings. Yes, I’m taking about the taco! These Lebanese Lamb Tacos, or Tacos Arabes are just what you need in your life. Fall apart American lamb shoulder cooked for hours 

Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

More Greens with our Cookies I know it’s January which means less baked goods and more soups and salads, am I right? Truth be told, I’m not a person that goes full on crazy in January eliminating everything in my diet. I do however like 

Braised Eggplant Lamb Stew

Braised Eggplant Lamb Stew

Rich Winter Meals Lamb is such a huge part of my family’s cuisine. Growing up, lamb was a regular on the family table. To me, one of the best cuts of lamb is actually one of the most affordable cuts, the shank. This Eggplant Lamb 

Homemade Za’atar Spice Crackers

Homemade Za’atar Spice Crackers

Za’atar Spice Za’atar spice is one of the most aromatic and versatile spices of the Middle East. It has become very mainstream in the United States and a variety of blends can be found in Middle Eastern stores and even traditional grocery stores these days. 

Crispy Lamb Salad with Yogurt Dressing

Crispy Lamb Salad with Yogurt Dressing

Summer Salad Salads don’t have to be boring, especially when you have one loaded with tender, crispy American lamb. Loaded with Mediterranean flavor and flair including olives, feta, sweet dates, juicy summer tomatoes and topped with a creamy and tangy yogurt dressing. Let’s talk lamb 

Lebanese Spiced Rice – Hashweh

Lebanese Spiced Rice – Hashweh

Simple Dinners Dinner doesn’t have to be complicated or fussy. Simple ingredients like Laura’s Lean Ground Beef, rice and spices will create an authentic Lebanese meal that is simple enough for a weeknight dinner but elegant enough to serve to friends and family. You’ll be