Koobideh Persian Beef Kabobs

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The Story of Kabobs There is a beautiful connection between food and ethnicities that often bind us together in the pages of history. Over time, each culture creates and defines their version of the same dish mainly depending on the climate and ingredients available in those regions. Kabobs have been around for centuries with many cultures laying claim to the …

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It Begins at the Table Cookbook Sneak Peak: Homemade Za’atar

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Za’atar is an aromatic herb blend that combines a variety of healthy herbs and spices to create an exotic mix of flavors with countless uses.  Za’atar is an Arabic word for “Thyme” widely used in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cooking. Although you can find Za’atar in many grocery stores, you will not find the fresh, dramatic flavor that burst from …

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Koobideh Persian Beef Kabobs

In Dairy-free, Food Around The World, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson4 Comments

There has never been a dish I have made that has quite the intriguing history that Persian Kabob Koobideh does. The story goes: during medieval times, Persian warriors used their swords to roast meat over an open fire. The sword would heat up, cooking the meat evenly from both the outside and the inside. This technique resulted in a cultural …

Koofteh Persian Meatballs

In Dairy-free, Food Around The World, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson10 Comments

Print Recipe Koofteh Persian Meatballs Yum A combination of zesty tomato sauce combined with sour lemon and barberries and a slightly spicy kick gives these meatballs an irresistibly unique flavor that will keep you wanting more. Course Dinner, Entrees, Lunch, Main Dish Cuisine Mediterranean Servings people Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 80/203/4 cup onions, chopped1/2 cup chopped cilantro2 teaspoons turmeric, …