Category Archives: middle eastern recipes

Libyan burger recipe

Lamb Mb’atten Sliders with Bzaar Seasoned Ketchup Our next stop on this culinary journey is Libya.  Libya is a country in North Africa bordering Tunisia, Algeria, Chad, Niger, Sudan and Egypt.  Originally settled by the Berbers, the area was later … Continue reading

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Lebanese burger recipe

Lamb Kibbeh with Za’atar Spiced Labne Finally we get to Lebanon and Paul and I have a good excuse to try the Lebanese restaurant that opened a year ago down the street.  So we went to Al Wadi, and we … Continue reading

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Kuwaiti burger recipe

Spiced Lamb Burger with Tomato Sauce, Grilled Onions & Labne Our next stop on this culinary journey is Kuwait.  Kuwait is located in the Middle East bordering Iraq, Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf.  The culinary traditions of Kuwait are … Continue reading

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Jordanian burger recipe

Lamb burger with Za’atar seasoning, warm garlic yoghurt sauce and ful medames Creating a Jordanian burger has taken a ridiculous amount of time.  Luckily it was totally worth it and the warm garlic yoghurt sauce is a revelation.  Big claim, … Continue reading

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Israeli burger recipe

Harissa flavored burger with hummus and Israeli salad As we make our culinary tour around the world, creating burgers for each country as we go, the most difficult stops (at least for me) are those countries that have had a … Continue reading

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Iraqi burger recipe

Baharat Seasoned Lamb Burger with Rice Kibbe and Yogurt Mint Sauce When I started on my goal of creating a burger recipe based on the cuisine of each country in the world, I assumed that each country would have a … Continue reading

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Iranian burger recipe

Persian Spiced Lamb Burgers with Saffron Rice and Fresh Herbs Apparently, were I Iranian, I would be doomed to be a spinster.  Ok, probably not really in modern times, but there is a saying that a woman’s marriagability (I don’t … Continue reading

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Egyptian burger recipe

Vegetarian Falafel Burger on Homemade Pita (Eish Masri) with Garlic Mashed Beans (Ful Medames) and Yogurt Sauce I admit that I’ve been dragging my fee a bit on typing up Egypt, not because the burger caused me any problems or … Continue reading

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Bahrainian burger recipe

Baharat spiced burger with homemade Hummus and Tabouleh Bahrain is another island country, but on the other side of the world from the Bahamas.  It’s located in the Persian Gulf near Qatar and across the Gulf of Bahrain from Saudi … Continue reading

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Azerbaijani burger recipe

Burger on Tandir with Aromatic Herbs and Apricot-Saffron Yogurt Sauce Azerbaijan is on the coast of the Caspian Sea and borders Iran, Armenia, Georgia and Russia. Because Azerbaijan was part of the Soviet Union from 1920 to 1991, the traditional foods … Continue reading

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