Moussaka Recipe (Turkish Style)

Moussaka Recipe (Turkish Style)

In this moussaka recipe, ground lamb simmers with tomatoes and spices, then is layered in-between roasted eggplant slices. The resulting casserole is a comforting and filling home-style meal that’s a perfect make-ahead option for an easy weeknight meal or impressive enough for a dinner party. 

Za’atar Flatbread

Za’atar Flatbread

Za’atar flatbread is a Middle Eastern flatbread topped with olive oil and a blend of herbs and spices. Also known as manoushe, it is typically a Lebanese street food, and easy to make from scratch with just a few ingredients. How do you eat Manoushe? 

Lamb and Lentil Chili

Lamb and Lentil Chili

This lamb and lentil chili is a classic American dish made with Moroccan ingredients. Enjoy a delicious and comforting bowl of chili that’s perfect for a fast weeknight meal. Spices for Lamb Chili Chili, a classic American dish, is usually made with spices like dried 

Bulgur Pilaf Recipe with Turkish 10-Spice

Bulgur Pilaf Recipe with Turkish 10-Spice

Bulgur pilaf is a classic Turkish dish. It’s made from bulgur, a quick-cooking whole grain with an incredible nutty flavor and deliciously chewy texture. This bulgur pilaf recipe makes a great side dish to roasted meats, veggies, and salads.  Spiced Pilaf I love experimenting with 

One Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe

One Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe

This one-pot chicken and rice is a delicious way to use up leftover chicken. Aromatic spices and pantry ingredients come together for a fast weeknight meal.¬† Best Spices for Chicken and Rice I think every cuisine and culture has a version of this delicious comfort 

Sauteed Mushroom Recipe with Green Peas

Sauteed Mushroom Recipe with Green Peas

This sauteed mushroom recipe with green peas combines simple ingredients with spices for a quick and easy side dish. Spices That Go Well with Mushrooms Some of the best spices that complement the earthy flavor of mushrooms are allspice, cinnamon, sumac, and more. These¬†essential Turkish 

Sumac Chicken

A traditional Palestinian dish.

Orzo Salad with Roasted Chickpeas and Cauliflower

Orzo Salad with Roasted Chickpeas and Cauliflower

A delicious salad, terrific for a side dish or main dish.

Wilted Spinach Salad with Sweet Potato, Feta, and Pine Nuts

Wilted Spinach Salad with Sweet Potato, Feta, and Pine Nuts

This wilted spinach salad is a perfect quick and healthy dinner idea. Sweet potatoes are roasted with a perfectly smoky spice blend and tossed with a handful of other ingredients for the perfect healthy weeknight meal. Wilted Spinach Salad I’m not sure about you, but 

Cuban Picadillo (ground beef)

Cuban Picadillo (ground beef)

Cuban picadillo is a ground beef dish that’s really fast to make from pantry ingredients and tastes absolutely delicious. Ground Beef Seasoning Ground beef is the key to many quick weeknight meals in my house. There are many spices and seasonings that go with ground 

Turkish 10-Spice Salmon (Best Way to Season Salmon)

Turkish 10-Spice Salmon (Best Way to Season Salmon)

What is the best way to season salmon? Read on to find out the best spices for salmon, when to salt salmon, and whether a dry rub or wet marinade is best way to get the most flavor out of your salmon. Best Way to 

Oven-Baked Lamb and Tomato Stew

Oven-Baked Lamb and Tomato Stew

Adapted from the cookbook Istanbul and Beyond by Robyn Eckhardt.

Cuban Black Bean Soup

Cuban Black Bean Soup

Make this quick and easy black bean soup using canned black beans, veggies, spices, and broth for a simple weeknight meal that’s full of flavor. Spices for Black Bean Soup There are many spices that can be used to make a delicious black bean soup. 

Grilled Eggplant with Spiced Yogurt

Grilled Eggplant with Spiced Yogurt

A delicious and simple eggplant recipe. Adapted from Bon Appetit.

Oven-Roasted Chicken Masala

Oven-Roasted Chicken Masala

This version of chicken masala packs tons of flavor without a lot of work. It’s a recipe that’s designed to be easily made on a weeknight, without having to skimp on flavor. What is Chicken Masala? There are many versions of this dish that are 

Fish Kebabs with Lemons & Peppers

Fish Kebabs with Lemons & Peppers

This easy grilled fish recipe, fish kebabs with lemons and peppers, is a perfect dish for summertime gatherings. It’s quick to prepare, quick to cook, and everyone at the table will love it! Best Spices for Fish There are many spices that go well with