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Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
Advanced
3 votes
13492 views
Tashreeb (an Iraqi Dish)

Tashreeb (an Iraqi Dish)

Tashreeb is a delicious , balanced and nutritious dish of Iraq. I dedicate my this recipe to the Foodista team.

miansari66
Feb 2011
Professional
1 vote
9672 views
Fancy Burekas stuffed with mushrooms

Fancy Burekas stuffed with mushrooms

I grew up eating borekas with so many different stuffings. But the Mushrooms are by far my favorite. I…

Shuly Karasin
Jun 2015
Advanced
1 vote
6788 views
Tomato Rice Pilaf

Tomato Rice Pilaf

This originated as a Lebanese dish that my mom always used to make, I tweaked it a bit adding tomatoes and mint and leaving out the meat that it…

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
Advanced
5 votes
19996 views
Mafroum - Moroccan Stuffed Potatoes

Mafroum - Moroccan Stuffed Potatoes

Potatoes stuffed delicately with meat and herbs and simmered in a rich tomato sauce.

Miriam Kresh
Dec 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
13811 views
Lentils, rice and fried onions (Mujadarrah)

Lentils, rice and fried onions (Mujadarrah)

This is a tasty and healthy side dish that goes well with just about anything. It's filling without being too…

Nancy Miyasaki
Mar 2010
Intermediate
14 votes
16887 views
Israeli Couscous Salad

Israeli Couscous Salad

This is a great salad, it keeps well in the fridge. Make a big batch and take it to work for lunches.

kirsten's kitchen
Mar 2010
Professional
2 votes
14324 views
Homemade Grilled Flatbread

Homemade Grilled Flatbread

I couldn't find any authentic pita bread or other flat bread at my local grocery store, so I decided to try grilling my own. It turned out to be…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2012
Advanced
4 votes
15481 views
Kafta Kabab (Lebanon/Iraq/Syria)

Kafta Kabab (Lebanon/Iraq/Syria)

Kafta Kabab is very famous Lebanese kabab, also popular in Arbil Iraq , Syria and Turkey.

miansari66
Feb 2011
Professional
1 vote
9894 views
Tabouli

Tabouli

This is a quick and fresh dish that is good all year round. I love to serve it with pita chips.

Jacqui Patek
Oct 2009
Intermediate
8 votes
49266 views
Fish Tahini

Fish Tahini

This is a beautiful and tasty dish that I cooked for a group on a getaway weekend at a winery. I was inspired to cook this by the wonderful grilled…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2010
Advanced
4 votes
6152 views
mini pita bread

mini pita bread

Mini pita bread....

neha mathur
Oct 2011
Intermediate
1 vote
6866 views
Iranian Cotlet

Iranian Cotlet

This has to be one of my favorite Persian dishes and definitely a comfort food for me. Traditionally made with ground beef and various spices, my…

LK
Aug 2008
Intermediate
1 vote
26973 views
safiha with meet

safiha with meet

safiha with meet

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
1 vote
12897 views
SHAKSHUKA (ARABIAN EGG OMELETTE)

SHAKSHUKA (ARABIAN EGG OMELETTE)

I love Middle Eastern food. It's so delicate and exotic. Our Arabian neighbors used to send us food on…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO-AYUB
Jul 2010
Advanced
1 vote
9245 views