Welcome to The Matbakh! Here you will find Mediterranean and Middle Eastern-inspired recipes. Whether you are looking for a quick and easy dinner or a more traditional recipe for a weekend gathering, you will find something unique and delicious.
The Latest and Greatest
We are always cooking up something new around here. This is what's new on the blog.
- Cheese Manousheh Lebanese Pizza
- Blueberry Kale Smoothie With Banana
- How To Make Baklava Rolls
- Delicious Beef Samosas & How To Fold Them
- Custard Cake Recipe (No-Bake)
- Sambousek Meat Pastries (Sambousek Lahme)
- Ouzi Spiced Rice With Lamb
- Ma'amoul Bars With Dates
- Ajwa Dates
- Egyptian Spinach With Tomato Sauce
- Zaatar Manakish Lebanese Thyme Flat Bread
- Teta's Homemade Dough (Ajeen Recipe)
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Quick Mediterranean Recipes
Here are some quick Mediterranean recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less!
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Authentic Middle Eastern Recipes
Here are some authentic Middle Eastern recipes passed on through our families.
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Recipes By Mariam
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Recipes By Samara
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Recipes By Lily
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Our Favorite Falafel Recipes
Here are some of our favorite falafel recipes! Everything from baked falafel, falafel sauce, the falafel pita sandwich, and of course Lebanese fried falafel.
Recipes With Dates
Dates are not only a sweet and delicious standalone snack, they are an excellent way to naturally sweeten a smoothie, drink, or dessert. Here are some of our favorite ways of incorporating dates.
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