Kabab, the king of all grilled meat, is a summer favorite. Lamb is mixed with garlic and parsley, grilled and served with assorted salads and veggies. With over 20 varieties, this is the most popular one in Syria. Simple, smoky, authentic and sublime!
This easy-to-make salad is a must-have with grilled meat such as Kufta Kabab and grilled chicken. Use it as a bed under your kabab or to add a crisp fresh touch to grilled meat sandwiches.
The rich nutty flavor of burgul is combined with the freshness of tomatoes and peppers to cook this easy and yummy dish. Meat is optional.
This is the traditional everyday salad in Syria. It can also be referred to as ‘Arabic salad’ or ‘salad’. Tomato, cucumber, green pepper and lemon all make for a crunchy and refreshing salad in those hot summer days.
A dip with a different taste, texture and flavor than your usual mezze spread. Walnut, red pepper, pomegranate molasses render a taste you will never forget.
If you like meatballs, try the Syrian tasty and fresh version. Meatballs are flavored and cooked in a tomato-herb sauce and served with rice. This is a quick and yummy recipes for your busy days.
A feast for your eyes and belly, maqluba is a Syrian specialty for your special occasions. It can be made with beef or chicken using eggplants, or substitute with cauliflower or mushrooms and turn all upside down!
Use this light dough to make different varieties of appetizer pastries such as Olive mini pies and spinach pies. You can also use it to make pizza. If in a hurry, substitute with ready-made biscuit dough).
Another easy-to-make savory pastry that will add extra zing to your appetizer parties and snacks. Green olives and red pepper go perfectly together in many Syrian dishes.
A quick sweet dish that’s great for breakfast, supper. Tamria is also used as a stuffing for the famous date cookies (Maamoul).