Middle Eastern Cuisine

Hello my dear readers,

Last Sunday since was raining we stayed at home and enjoyed a few delicious Middle Eastern dishes.

Nope, I did not cook at home but we have ordered a takeaway from Kazbar restaurant.

Funny or not, we’ve never been in the restaurant but we’ve always ordered takeaways πŸ˜‰ But the restaurant looks really pretty, so one day, we’ll enjoy it in person πŸ˜‰


I love eggplants and when I have Middle Eastern dishes I will always have Babaghanoush, the dish is made from mashed cooked eggplant mixed with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and various seasonings and topped with pomegranate.

Babaghanoush – my favorite πŸ˜‹


Of course hummus is a must too πŸ˜‰…made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic and topped with olive oil.

Hummus


Kofta Dijaj (Chicken) Charcoal Grilled is grilledΒ mincedΒ chickenΒ flavoured with spices, garlic and herbs cooked over theΒ charcoal grill. Served with saffron rice and salad.

Kofta Dijaj (Chicken) Charcoal Grilled


This is my favourite takeaway from when this COVID-19 situation started.

Our friend Huguette could advise if are authentic dishes or not.

What is your favorite takeaway?

Have a wonderful weekend!

Alway remember to treat yourself well πŸ˜‰

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28 thoughts

  1. This sounds Tunisian if i’m not mistaken πŸ™ˆ Glad you enjoyed them~ πŸ’–πŸ™ˆ i love eggplants too and we have a similar dish in morocco but with tomato added but without tahini or pomagranate~ it’s called Zaalouk and is super easy to make! I hope you try it~πŸ’–πŸ™ˆ

    1. Thank you very much! Is always good to know πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‹ Sound very interesting! Eggplants and tomato…yum πŸ˜‹ I’ll take a look πŸ‘€πŸ˜‰ Thank you very much ☺️

    1. Middle Eastern cuisine has an interesting combination of spices exactly as Indian cuisine has too πŸ˜‰ but yes, both have different flavors πŸ˜‹ Sometimes Chinese takeaway is good too πŸ˜‰ πŸ₯‘πŸ₯’

      1. Baklawe…asabe Zainab..Knafeh…Atayef (only in Ramadan tho)…Nutella Knafeh…but they’re all fairly sweet. I don’t think we have something somewhat bitter tbh πŸ˜‚ there’s a lot of other sweets but they include fruit and cream and things I don’t like but it depends on you!

      2. Oh yum! Baklawe is like the Turkish baklava? I believe is delicious πŸ˜‹ When I’ll have occasion I’ll definitely try them πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‹ Thank you very much β˜ΊοΈπŸ˜‰πŸ€©

  2. Hahhh 😻😍 such delicious dishes 😻 we love to try these, as the taste and herbs are almost similar to our cooking ☺️ what is the are sweet😁😁ha ha I would love it ☺️😁 than salty or spicy 😎. Have a wonderful week Ribana βœ¨πŸŽ‰πŸ₯³

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