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Bamia Recipe (Middle Eastern Okra & Beef Stew)

Bamia is an okra and beef stew popular throughout the Middle East. The meat and okra are cooked together with tomato paste, spices, water and pomegranate molasses to name a few of the ingredients. They are stewed in the tomato sauce until the meat becomes tender and the sauce thickens. Bamia or Bamya is the …

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Middle Eastern Qatayef (Katayef) Recipe

Qatayef, also spelled katayef, is a kind of sweet dumpling that is stuffed with cream or nuts (typically a mixture of hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds, pistachios and raisins). Other ingredients include unsalted cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla extract and cinnamon. This Arab delicacy is typically consumed during the month of Ramadan and is most popular in Egypt, …

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Syrian Food: 16 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Syria

Syria officially also known as the Syrian Arab Republic is located on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea in southwestern Asia. It is land of high mountains, deserts, and fertile plains with most diverse ethnic groups including majority Turkmens, Circassians Greeks, Assyrians, Armenians, Mandaeans, Syrian Arabs and Kurds. Unfortunately Syria has most recently been known for its enduring …

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Sujuk (Sucuk) Sausage: A Middle Eastern Favorite

Sujuk is a dry, spiced sausage consumed in countries throughout the Middle East. It is typically made of either beef, lamb or horse meat. Whilst most commonly associated with Lebanon and Turkey, it is revered in Egypt, Syria, Palestine, Israel and Iraq too. Sujuk, also known as sucuk, soudjouk or sudzhuk, is most popularly eaten …

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