A sweeter dark rum adds a solid base note and suppleness to the rum old fashioned cocktail
This robust sherry cheese spread— while delicious—isn’t for the faint of heart
Breakfast beans are a Middle Eastern morning classic that pairs beautifully with soft- or hard-boiled eggs and crisp whole wheat toast
Sweet, juicy watermelons make the best agua fresca; To mix it up, add berries or different types of melons to the blender
Peppery purslane, juicy pomegranate pips, refreshing cucumber, and spicy shankleesh come together in this Middle Eastern salad.
This is the Maloufs’ homemade homage to shankleesh, a spicy, aged Middle Eastern cheese, and it works well if you can’t find the real thing
Punch up your picnic with this adventurous take on the traditional caprese salad, which brings together halloumi, eggplant, and tomato in a spicy, mouth-tingling sandwich
Vibrant goat cheese is spiced heavily with Middle Eastern flavors to fill grilled Spanish piquillo peppers
A nod to Greg Malouf’s Australian upbringing, the pavlova is a much- loved dessert from Down Under.
Salad and grilled pizza (or, as in this case, a combination) are great vehicles for the combination of heirloom tomatoes and fresh chèvre