Persian Pastries Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand SHOW: Sweet Dreams EPISODE:Take Me to the Casbah Total Time: 1 hr 40 min Prep: 1 hr Cook: 40 min Yield: 16 servings Ingredients 2 cups finely chopped walnuts 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom 1 package phyllo Butter, melted Syrup,

Middle Eastern Pita Panzanella Total Time: 30 min Cook: 30 min Yield: 6 to 8 servings Level: Easy Ingredients 8 cups pocketless pita bread cubes, stale or toasted (about 13 ounces) 2 pounds ripe tomatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 4 cups) 1 cup sliced Persian or hothouse cucumbers 1

Lahmacun or Turkish Meat Pies Prep time 30 mins Cook time 40 mins Total time 1 hour 10 mins Lahmacun or Turkish Meat Pies – much better than pizza, and a lot healthier. Author: Joanna Cismaru Serves: 8 Ingredients For the crust 5 cups all purpose flour 1½ cups milk

Turkish Gozleme with Minced Lamb Prep time 30 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins Turkish Gozleme with Lamb – savoury homemade flatbreads from scratch filled with ground lamb, spices, herbs and feta cheese. Crazy good! Author: Joanna Cismaru Serves: 4 Ingredients For Dough 2¼ cup

Lebanese Chicken Wrap Sandwich Total Time 25mins Prep 10 mins Cook 15 mins During a trip to Montreal, we had the tastiest chicken wrap sandwich at a little Lebanese food stand. I had to come up with this recipe to keep my husband from hopping in the car and driving

Lebanese Mjadra – Lentil & Rice Lettuce Cups Total Time 1hr Prep 10 mins Cook 50 mins Servings 6 These are a popular Lebanese dish. They are also vegetarian and gluten free. For gluten free ensure the stock used is labeled as GF or homemade. Can be served with natural

Lebanese Steak Sandwich Total Time 5hrs 5mins Prep 5 hrs Cook 5 mins Servings 4 Such a unique flavor, easy meal to prepare for your family and the kids will love. Not a typical steak sandwich! Ingredients 1⁄2 lb thinly sliced New York strip steaks or 1⁄2 lb london broil