Tag: Middle Eastern

  • Homemade “Yersheeg”- “Soujouk”

    Homemade “Yersheeg”- “Soujouk”

    You can find “yersheeg” or “soujouk” in the frozen section at Middle Eastern specialty stores. They are very similar to sausages. But, I prefer to make the homemade version, which doesn’t contain any preservatives, and they taste much better. You can make these in advance and freeze them. They are great when you’re having last…

  • Fried Cheese Pies “Beurek”

    Fried Cheese Pies “Beurek”

    Your family will think you worked all day when you set these beureks on the table. They are crispy and crunchy. When served hot, the cheese flows out. Serve them as appetizers with Persian cucumbers and a glass of wine. You can make these ahead and freeze them. When you’re ready to use, remove them…

  • Cream of Wheat – “Simit Halva” – “Mammounieh”

    Cream of Wheat – “Simit Halva” – “Mammounieh”

    A healthy and refreshing late night snack, made with Cream of Wheat which is another predominant ingredient in Mediterranean baking. Serve it plain or sprinkle chopped walnuts or pistachios. You can eat this warm or refrigerate and serve it cold. Either way it’s delicious. Skill level: Easy Click here to view Slideshow, Share, & Comment Click…