Middle Eastern Feast

Middle Eastern Feast

A feast of flavours

A feast of flavours

Open the spice drawers, invite your friends over, and host a party in Middle Eastern style.

SPICED CHICKEN SHAWARMA

spiced chicken shawarmaSpiced chicken shawarma is a Middle Eastern way of preparing meat traditionally on a spit and then thinly sliced to serve in a pita or wrap.

TABBOULEH

tabboulehTabbouleh is a herby, zesty bulgur wheat salad that forms a delicious side to a Middle Eastern feast or a braai.

BABA GANOUSH

baba ganoushBaba ganoush is an inexpensive, fragrant roast brinjal dip that’s delicious as part of a Middle Eastern feast or served with falafels.

HUMMUS

hummusHummus is a tasty Middle Eastern chickpea spread.

LAMB KOFTA KEBABS

Lamb kofta kebabsMiddle Eastern lamb kofta kebabs are sausage shaped meatballs that are delicious served as part of a meze platter or on flatbreads with hummus.

LAFFA BREAD

Laffa breadLaffa bread is a Middle Eastern flatbread used to wrap meats like shawarma and kebabs or to scoop up dips like hummus and baba ganoush.

FALAFELS

Falafels

Falafels are Middle Eastern deep-fried vegetarian balls made from spiced mashed chickpeas or other pulses.

BASBOUSA (SEMOLINA CAKE)

basbousaBasbousa is a moist Middle Eastern semolina cake drenched in a fragrant syrup.

FEATURE: MARGIE ELS-BURGER ASSISTED BY NOMVUSELELO MNCUBE AND PHOTOS: DYLAN SWART

Margie Els-burger

About Margie Els-burger

In 2018 I’m going to be happier with less. Most things I spend money on just end up cluttering my home. I’d rather save up for a lovely holiday with my family.

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