This post is part of our Summer Cookbook Club series for July 2020, featuring Sababa by Adeena Sussman.
Beautiful is too basic a word to describe the world of Middle Eastern cuisine. It’s rich with a vibrancy that only fruits and vegetables enjoyed at the height of their season can provide. Add to that warming spices, cooling labaneh, and flavors that have crossed cultures and cuisines for centuries—and you might scratch the surface of this style of dining.
When you dive into Middle Eastern dishes, prepare yourself to fully embrace carbohydrates and all their flavor transferring glory! You can find recipes for grain and pulse salads made with freekeh or lentils, or test your hand braided breads and seeded crackers. Toss in generous amounts of olive oil, fresh herbs, and dairy, and prepare yourself for a feast of the senses.
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