Dukkah (Egypt)

Dukkah, pronounced doo-kah, is an Egyptian spice mixture named from the Arabic term for pounding. This fragrant condiment has a distinct nutty taste and is commonly found in markets of the Middle East, especially Egypt. Thank you to the Spruce Eats for this recipe. Ingredients 3/4 cup sesame seeds 1/2 cup roasted chickpeas 1/4 cup … More Dukkah (Egypt)

Shawarma (Middle East)

The culinary iterations or similar versions of the shawarma across the world make it hard to determine its origin. Some describe it as part of traditional Levantine cuisine, a cuisine poplar in the Middle East and Mediterranean. Others argue that it was invented in Turkey because the word ‘shawarma’ was said to have originated from he … More Shawarma (Middle East)

Karak Chai Tea (India)

Originating in India, the four essential ingredients in Karak are milk, sugar, cardamom, and ginger. Karak is a dark tea, mellow with warm spices, and is anti-inflammatory. Thank you to Munaty Cooking for this Indian Strong Tea recipe. Ingredients 1 1/4 cup water 3 tablespoons evaporated milk 2 teaspoons sugar 2 whole cardamom crushed 1 whole clove 1/2 inch slice of ginger 2 tea bags 1- inch stick of cinnamon Instructions … More Karak Chai Tea (India)