Everyone’s favorite dip and spread. Syrian Hummus contains chickpeas, tahini, yogurt, spices, lemon juice, and garlic. Topped with olive oil.
Served as a dip or a spread. Contains roasted eggplant, tahini, yogurt, spices, lemon juice, and garlic. Great for parties and always present in cookouts.
A perfect marriage of vegetables, garlic, and other things. Contains roasted eggplant, green onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, tahini, spices, lemon juice, and garlic.
Perfect finger food. Yalanji is originally a Turkish dish that made it to the Syrian table. Grape leaves stuffed with rice that has been mixed with a spice blend and oil. Served cold.
Small wraps made with chicken, onions, oil, sumak, and wrapped in pita. Inspired by Palestinian cuisine. A tasty hassle free bite, making it very convenient for parties.
Yasmin’s Quiche is a Syrian twist on the standard dish. This Quiche contains eggplants, green onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, spices, and cheese.
A Syrian dish consisting of rice, vegetables, spices, and chicken or beef. A crowd pleaser despite its simplicity.
Burnt Fingers (Hurrak bi Isba’o) is a typical Damascene dish. It is a flavorful mix of lentils, pasta, and spices, topped with caramelized onions and crispy pita, and garnished with cilantro.
This Damascene creation was once a modest working man’s dish. Mujaddara is made up of rice, lentils, oil, spices, and delicious caramelized onions.
Syrian Moussaka is similar to Greek Moussaka but has no dairy. Contains fried eggplant, onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, oil, and spices.
Freekeh is a dish popular in Syria, Jordan, and some gulf countries. It is made with roasted green durum wheat, spices, and chicken or beef.
A Syrian dish consisting of rice, vegetables, spices, and Chicken or beef. A crowd pleaser despite its simplicity.
Rice, peas, and beef cooked with a delicious spice mix and wrapped with filo dough into a bundle then baked to perfection. Popular in the Levantine countries.
Beef kebobs made with a flavorful spice mix, cooked in tomato sauce, and served with rice. A staple Syrian dish, perfect for family gatherings.
Syria’s proud culinary achievement. A shell made of beef, bulgur, spices - and other ingredients depending on the crowd’s preference, containing a mix of beef, onions, spices, and nuts and fried to perfection. Perfect as an appetizer, snack, or part of another dish.
One of the many applications of Kibbeh. This one is cooked in yogurt. This dish is as authentic as a Syrian dish could get.
Inspired from a Turkish dish, this Syrian favorite is made of beef dumplings cooked in yogurt.
A play on the original form of Kibbeh. This dish is made up of alternating layers of two Kibbeh components. The first component is what is usually the shell of the original Kibbeh (made with beef, bulgur, and spices), and the second component is what is usually the filling of the original Kibbeh (made with beef, onions, spices, and nuts).
Small wraps made with chicken, onions, spices, and wrapped in pits. Inspired from Palestinian cuisine. A tasty hassle free bite, making it very convenient for parties.
A perfectly cooked Yabrak is a proud achievement for any Syrian Mother, aunt, or grandmother. This popular Turkish-inspired Syrian dish is made with rice and beef filling wrapped with grapes leaves and flavored with spices, lemon juice and garlic, and topped with a layer of lamb ribs.
A hearty dish, perfect for cold weather. As the name suggests, the dish is comprised of mutton meat, braised in broth and oil until tender. Served with rice.
A rustic dish made of leeks and carrots cooked in oil and spices and served with pita.
This Syrian version combines healthy and delicious in one bowl of soup. You will know your mother is making lentil soup once you step into the kitchen. The lentil soup is made of red or brow lentils, rice, spices, broth, onions, and parsley cooked together and pulverized. Tastes great with a squirt of lemon juice.
Simple but packed with flavor, this velvety smooth soup is made with potatoes, carrots, onions, broth. Another great healthy option.
Similar to the original French onion soup. Contains onions and cheese in creamy broth.
Almost curative. Contains zucchinis, potatoes, leeks, carrots, tomatoes, and chard cooked in broth and spices. Meat can be added.
This soup is so hearty and flavorful, it could double as a main dish. It contains ground beef, spices, onions, rice, noodles, oats, and tomato paste, and tastes like a perfect balance of savory, sour, and salty.
Squash, onions, cream, broth and spices.
Chicken, onions, and mushrooms in creamy broth and spices.
Everyone’s favorite salad and a party starter. Contains parsley, tomatoes, cucumber, lettuce, bulgur, lemon juice, oil, and spices.
A hearty Syrian salad containing lettuce, cucumber, tomatoes, green onions, fresh mint, garlic, radishes, oil, lemon juice, and pomegranate molasses. Topped with crispy pita.
Lettuce, cabbage, parsley, green onions, tomato.
A delicious rustic salad that contains bulgur, tomatoes, cucumber, fresh mint, pomegranate molasses, lemon juice, oil, and spices.
Served for breakfast in Syria. Contains chickpeas, tomatoes, parsley, garlic, spices, lemon juice, and oil. Served with pita.
A rustic Syrian dessert served as squares made of a yogurt based batter, lemon zest, and simple syrup.
This Turkish-inspired dessert is made of semolina shells stuffed with walnuts, cinnamon, rosewater, and drizzled with simple syrup.
Dessert squares made from semolina and dairy.
Pudding cooked with rice and orange blossom water.
This is a specialty dessert from the city of Homs. A semolina and cheese wrap, stuffed with dessert cheese and drizzled with simple syrup.
Dessert dumplings stuffed with cheese curds and drizzled with simple syrup. A rustic delight.