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Breakfast beans are a Middle Eastern morning classic that pairs beautifully with soft- or hard-boiled eggs and crisp whole wheat toast
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
A nod to Greg Malouf’s Australian upbringing, the pavlova is a much- loved dessert from Down Under.
This fresh corn soup is a perfect introduction to the hot yogurt soups popular throughout the Middle East
A spicy twist on the Southern cheese straw.
Perfect for early spring when the first shoots are just breaking through the soil, this spring onion soup is the youthful cousin of traditional French onion soup
A plain fried egg gets dolled up with bright, spring flavors and is served on top of fried polenta for a satisfying breakfast or snack
Broccoli cheddar soup is a classic, but it’s often mishandled resulting in a thick and gloppy mess; this version adds spinach for a vibrant color and combines aged cheddar with charred scallions for depth of flavor
Homemade pimento cheese is a southern staple perfect for picnics, parties, potlucks, and really just any old time