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.
Syrian Everyday Salad
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.
Muhamara (Walnut Dip)
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.
Dawood Basha (Syrian Meatballs)
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.
Maqluba (Upside down eggplant and rice)
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!
Ajeen (Savory Dough)
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).
Borak Zaitoon (Olive mini pies)
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.
Tamria (Caramelized Dates)
A quick sweet dish that’s great for breakfast, supper. Tamria is also used as a stuffing for the famous date cookies (Maamoul).
Safiha (Mini Meat Pies)
A favorite appetizer party dish, both flavorful and easy to make. Traditionally it is round-shaped like a saucer, but this is a very easy recipe that tastes exactly the same.
Oven Roasted Chicken and Potatoes
Chicken is roasted with potato slices and lots of garlic. One of the most popular oven chicken dishes in Syria. Serve with flat bread and dip in lemon garlic dip (It’s a must!).