One of the most well known dishes from the Middle East, Chef Ghosoun's version will introduce you to a new texture and flavor profile that goes beyond any falafel you've tried before. She recommends you eat it like a sandwich and add all the fixings. As she says, "That's the Syrian way".
Ingredients: Tahini, chick peas, yogurt/laban, cumin, pickles, white pepper, sesame seeds, garlic, tomatoes, parsley, lemon, baking soda
Allergy: Dairy, Gluten (Pita)
Bandora & Batata Kawaj (Slow Cooked Tomatoes, Potatoes, and Beef)
A home recipe of Chef Ghosoun's, Kawaj is considered the base of the dish, consisting of tomatoes and beef. From Kawaj, many versions of the dish are created by adding different vegetables and meats. This time, Ghosoun is mixing in baked potatoes to add some hearty texture to this savory dish. Enjoy with pita bread =).
Ingredients: Onions, tomatoes, ground beef, olive oil, garlic, mint, salt, black pepper, beef & chicken stock, potatoes, red and yellow bell peppers.
Allergy: Beef, chicken, Gluten (Pita)
Mandi (Chicken over Fragrant Rice)
The only way to describe this dish is, incredible! The spices and herbs mixed into the rice will delight your tastebuds with a fresh and savory flavor that reminds you of a summer breeze. Layered on top is savory chicken with a hint of lemon. Truly a home dish from Syria, you're in store for a savory treat.