You may know hummus and baba ghannouj but have you heard of torshi seer? Spanning the vast region east of the Mediterranean, the Middle East's cuisine include those of Israel, Iraq, and Azerbaijan, which some call the world's last great undiscovered cuisine. Try your hand at the region's greatest dishes, including spiced chicken kebabs—food is always more fun on a stick—and a Persian tamarind-stuffed fish.
For a sweet cap-off to your Middle Eastern feast, learn how to make baklava and a Persian cantaloupe drink that can easily be converted into the perfect summer cocktail. From Azeri lamb stew to Persian roast chicken, our best Middle Eastern recipes are bursting with flavor appropriate for any season.