Eastern Mediterranean Specialties

  • Falafel

    Very popular in the Middle East as fast food, falafel patties are topped with salads, pickled vegetables, and then drizzled with tahini-based sauces.

  • Sahlab / Starch Pudding-Salep Flavor

    Sahlab is a creamy and fluffy drink, popular in Lebanon. It is made by stirring milk with sugar and sahlab, a whitish powder extracted from a flower.

  • Meghli / Rice Pudding-Cinnamon Flavor

    Meghli is a Lebanese dessert, usually served to welcome newborns. It is based on floured rice pudding, and spiced with anise, caraway, and cinnamon.

  • Mohalabia / Rice Pudding-Vanilla Flavor

    Mohalabia is a light and delicious Middle-Eastern dessert, made of sugar, rice flour, and vanilla flavoring.