Red Pepper Sambal Muhammara Dip | http://saltandwind.com

Red Pepper Sambal Muhammara Dip

I know, I know, it’s getting a little awkward so let’s talk about the elephant in the room. I’ve got a thing for roasted red peppers in a major way and this Red Pepper Sambal Muhammara Dip is why. ...
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Za'atar Flatbread with Burrata | http://saltandwind.com

Za'atar Flatbread with Burrata

I can’t remember the first time I came across za’atar, but my obsession with it fully peaked when a company based out of New Zealand called Sami’s Kitchen, reached out to me. Sam, who co-owns the b...
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{Authentic Fattoush Salad} Tomato Avocado Fattoush Salad  | http://saltandwind.com

{Authentic Fattoush Salad} Tomato Avocado Fattoush Salad

A healthy recipe for a traditional Lebanese Fattoush Salad with tons of greens, tomatoes, toasted pita, and a lemony sumac dressing.
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Sussing Out Sumac | http://saltandwind.com

Sussing Out Sumac

The Middle Eastern spice we keep seeing more and more of and why you should keep it on hand for your cooking adventures. 
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Sumac and Thyme Roast Chicken | http://saltandwind.com

Sumac and Thyme Roast Chicken

A Sunday dinner of roast chicken is one of my favorite weekend rituals but, just because we do it on the regular, doesn't mean it's boring. One week it's Chile-Lime Chicken, others this Smoked Papr...
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Blended Mint Lemonade | http://saltandwind.com

Blended Mint Lemonade

Souvenirs are one of those things I never get right when I'm traveling -- either I tell myself they're not practical and end up with zero or I buy a bunch of tchochkes that are fated to collect dus...
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Tahini Carrot Soup with Za'atar Croutons | http://saltandwind.com

Tahini Carrot Soup with Za'atar Croutons

My last trip to the Middle East found me stuffing my face with loads of hummus, pita, and knafeh. By the time I got home, I needed to reset my diet but still wanted some of my favorite flavors of t...
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Carrot Harissa Hummus | http://saltandwind.com

Carrot Harissa Hummus

Consider yourself warned: you will need to make a lot of this Carrot Harissa Hummus because it goes fast. Maybe that's because it's a twist on hummus so it's familiar but just a little bit differen...
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Green Falafel Wraps  | http://saltandwind.com

Green Falafel Wraps

My friend Delilah has taught me a lot. She's taught me that a train cocktail is a must when taking the Amtrak surfliner for our weekend Baja California trips. She's taught me that is perfectly fine...
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How To Make Falafel With A Meat Grinder | http://saltandwind.com

How To Make Falafel With A Meat Grinder

Time for another edition of our Global Kitchen series with our friends at KitchenAid! This time we're sharing the secrets to making the absolutely best vegan and gluten free falafel with, yup,...
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Walnut Beet Caviar Spread | http://saltandwind.com

Walnut Beet Caviar Spread

When I went to dinner at Messa Restaurant in Tel Aviv, I could not get enough of their beet spread. It was super smooth and airy, sweet and earthy so I made a version of it when I returne...
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Holiday Brunch Ideas: How To Make Baked Egg Shakshuka | http://saltandwind.com

Holiday Brunch Ideas: How To Make Baked Egg Shakshuka

On the latest edition of our Global Kitchen series with our friends at KitchenAid, we're sharing one of our favorite ways to make baked eggs, Shakshuka. This classic Middle Eastern dish is mad...
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5 Layer Mezze Dip | http://saltandwind.com

5 Layer Mezze Dip

This year, rather than be the 5th guest who brings a gut bomb of a dip to the Super Bowl Party, surprise everyone. Instead of a 5 layer Mexican dip, mix it up with this 5 layer Mezze Dip. It has th...
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Charred Cauliflower with Garlic Tahini Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Charred Cauliflower with Garlic Tahini Sauce

Walk into Tel Aviv's rowdy Tzfon Abraxas restaurant and there's likely music blasting, waiters singing, and cooks dancing. But that doesn't mean the food isn't taken seriously. ...
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{Lebanese Limonada} Sparkling Rosewater Lemonade | http://saltandwind.com

{Lebanese Limonada} Sparkling Rosewater Lemonade

There's no question that the food in Lebanon is downright amazing. So when people ask me what I liked there, I go off on a tangent. But what I couldn't stop ordering? Well, that's simple. It was th...
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Our Most Perfect Hummus | http://saltandwind.com

Our Most Perfect Hummus

You know what's been missing around here? A classic hummus recipe. As in a recipe that is simple, not boring, and effing amazing. This is that recipe.
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Persian Kuku with Saffron Potatoes and Herbs | http://saltandwind.com

Persian Kuku with Saffron Potatoes and Herbs

Spring is the unofficial season of brunching, don’t you think? One of my favorite dishes for brunch is this kuku , which is like the Persian cousin to the Italian frittata except th...
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The Best City For Your Food Personality | http://saltandwind.com

The Best City For Your Food Personality

When you love food as much as we do, it can be hard to decide where to go and what to eat, especially since there are different cities for different types of eater. So, here it is: our list of...
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Lamb Pita with Tahini Sauce and Zhug | http://saltandwind.com

Lamb Pita with Tahini Sauce and Zhug

Lisa Samuel goes on an annual trip to Tel Aviv and when she goes back this year she'll head directly to Miznon for the lamb pita. But until she can get there, she'll make this Lamb Pita w...
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{Kabab Chenjeh} Grilled Saffron Beef Kebab with Blistered Tomatoes | http://saltandwind.com

{Kabab Chenjeh} Grilled Saffron Beef Kebab with Blistered Tomatoes

Here in Los Angeles there are a few super hot button topics: water shortages, the Lakers, and I'd add in kebabs. Okay, maybe it's only amongst food people who love Persian food but where to get the...
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