Middle Eastern Products

  • Spotlight Ingredient: Tahini – Heba shares the ins and outs of spotting authentic, unprocessed tahini and using it in various Middle Eastern dishes

Middle Eastern Restaurants Around the World

  • Review of ‘Figs’ Restaurant: A Moroccan Gem in the Heart of Philadelphia – Heba recounts her dining experience at Figs, an authentic Moroccan BYOB in the heart of Philadelphia. She shares her impressions of the Middle Eastern-inspired decor; and more importantly, details her food experiences – ranging from the baba ghannoush and stuffed grape leaves as mezze to the main dishes she ordered: the hearty tagine lamb shank with couscous and vegetables and the sweet and tangy crispy duck dish.

Cities Around the World

  • Spotlight Istanbul:  More than Just Doner – Brenda shares her culinary adventures in Istanbul, Turkey during Eid al-Fitr in August 2011. She samples fresh pomegranate juice, loqmat al ‘adi, street vendor doner (equivelant of shawerma), sherbets and gozleme (a hand-rolled pastry filled with potatoes, spinach or cheese).


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