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  • Freekeh Eggplant Chickpea Salad

    Freekeh, Eggplant, and Chickpea Salad with Labneh and Mint

    This Middle Eastern-inspired salad makes a great lunch, or serve it as a side with grilled lamb chops. If freekeh is unavailable, substitute coarse bulgur and prepare according to package…

  • Recipe

    Sweet Corn and Sprouted Lentil Salad

    With its fresh corn and legumes, this salad is reminiscent of a succotash, but it surprises with Middle Eastern flavors like pistachios, cumin, and honey.

  • Recipe

    Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce

    These Moroccan-spiced meatballs show up at family meal at Gramercy Tavern, where they’re served with a simple yogurt sauce that provides a creamy counterpoint and a cooling cucumber salad. They…

  • Article

    A Summertime Breakfast with Middle Eastern Flair

    This is the perfect breakfast for summer. It's light and satisfying, full of fresh vegetables, healthy proteins and spices that will wake up you and your taste buds.

  • Recipe

    Roasted Eggplant and Tomatoes with Tangy Cucumbers and Yogurt

    Every element of this vegetarian pack-and-tote lunch—except for the yogurt—can be left out at room temperature until you’re ready to eat. Your lunch will be all the more flavorful for…

  • Ingredient


    If you like Greek yogurt, then you’ll love labneh (lob-nay). This delicious Middle-Easternstyle strained yogurt is lightly salted and even thicker than Greek yogurt

  • Article

    Strained Yogurt Is Better for Cooking

    Originating in the Balkan mountains thousands of years ago, yogurt is nothing more than milk whose proteins have been rearranged by special bacteria, a process that can happen naturally in…

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