Category Archives: Middle Eastern

Easy Chicken Shawarma

It’s National Shawarma Day! A day to celebrate the middle-eastern meats, bursting with warm and smoky aromas that fill your mouth with delight! Originating in Turkey, shawarma means to turn. Traditionally various meats were marinated in spices and cooked slowly … Continue reading

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Sumac Lamb and Minted Peas

As we close international week here at the Lazy Gastronome, out last recipe utilizes a spice made from grinding the flowers of the sumac plant and is commonly used in Middle Eastern cooking.  It has a salty, tart flavor that is … Continue reading

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