Tasseography, or the art of fortune telling from tea leaves or coffee grounds, is popular in the Middle East. Find out more about this centuries old method of fortune reading.
Everything you ever wanted to know about hummus but was afraid to ask! Learn the history of hummus and search a collection of hummus recipes.
Having trouble finding ingredients for your favorite Middle Eastern recipes? These tips will help you locate ingredients through local grocers and online Middle Eastern stores.
Alphabetized listing of all Middle Eastern recipes on the About Middle Eastern food site.
Discover Middle Eastern history and traditions through its food. This article teaches the basics of Middle Eastern culture and cuisine. Learn what countries are considered "Middle Eastern".
A listing of fun activities for you and your young children to do together while celebrating Ramadan.
Learn what the ancient Egyptians ate and how to make the same foods at home! Many ancient Egyptian recipes are still served today!
Recipes and tips for making falafel.
Eggplant is one of the most versatile vegetables and can be made a variety of ways. Check out great eggplant recipes, tips for cooking with eggplant, and tips for selection and storage.
An introduction to halal foods and halal ingredients.
You can find a halal turkey this Thanksgiving. Here are some tips about what a halal turkey is, why it is important to followers of Islam, and where to find one.
Learn more about the fava bean - a common Middle Eastern food ingredient. Fava beans are very popular in Egyptian cuisine.
A listing of great Ramadan books for small children.
Learn more about the hookah, a type of water pipe smoking that hails from the Middle East.
When cooking Middle Eastern food, you may come across Arabic words. This handy food translation guide will help you!
Here you will find a list of common metric conversions in cooking.
Explore the many types of olive oil and how they can be used in your kitchen and also to boost health!
Bulghur wheat is a common ingredient in Middle Eastern cooking. Learn more about bulghur wheat and recipes that contain it.
One of the most versatile herbs used in Middle Eastern cooking is, without a doubt, parsley. It is commonly used as a garnish, but more popularly used as a spice. Learn more about this inexpensive and flavorful herb.
Learn more about the Maghreb, a specialized region in North Africa that boasts influences from the Middle East and several other regions.
Index of recipes from About.com Middle Eastern Food site.
There are many ways to learn Arabic. Traditional classrooms and online classes are one of the easiest ways to learn the Arabic language. Here you will find methods to learning Arabic and reviews of online classes and courses.