Category Archive: Seafood-free

Spinach Stew

In the Middle East, when someone says they cooked spinach, they almost always mean they cooked it like this: simply, with some beef or lamb and salt, pepper, onions, and maybe garlic. I… Continue reading

Hummus bi Tahini

Do not be confused by the claims some make; chickpease in tahini, commonly called hummus, is a 100% Arab dish. While Americans consider hummus a light dip, Arabs find it hearty and often… Continue reading

Arab Chicken Soup and Rice

Anyone who is on the verge of the sniffles, as I am, needs to quickly make themselves some medicinal chicken soup. I always flavor my soup with the aromatic ingredients you’ll find in… Continue reading

Mint and Sage Tea

Unsweetened mint and sage tea, perfect for all sorts of abdominal pain. Simply boil water then steep fresh or dry mint and sage leaves. You can sweeten it, especially if you find the… Continue reading