Authentic Middle Eastern Foods

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SimSim Middle Eastern Recipes

Recipes Your Family Will Love

Recipes Your Family Will Love

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Defined by faint notes of mint, pepper, and lemon, cardamom is a sweet-or-savory spice beloved in Arabic cooking. It’s an important element to slow-cooked tagines, along with turmeric, cumin, ginger, and cinnamon.

Dive into this nutrient-packed chickpea salad for a burst of flavor and a boost of health! Loaded with protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, it’s a delicious way to fuel your body and satisfy your taste buds. Simple ingredients that are perfect for summer. For this recipe and more download the free app @simsimrecipes in our profile 
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Did you know that chickpeas have the highest protein levels among legumes? Chickpeas offer numerous health benefits, being rich in protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, making them a nutritious addition to any meal. With various #ziyadbrand chickpea products, you can enjoy this incredible bean for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Incorporating chickpeas into your diet regularly can contribute to better health and overall wellness.

Some benefits include:

1. **High in Protein**: Chickpeas are an excellent source of plant-based protein, making them a great option for vegetarians and vegans.

2. **Rich in Fiber**: They are high in soluble and insoluble fiber, which aids digestion, promotes bowel regularity, and helps control blood sugar levels.

3. **Heart Health**: The fiber, potassium, and antioxidants in chickpeas can help lower cholesterol levels, reduce the risk of heart disease, and maintain healthy blood pressure.

4. **Blood Sugar Control**: The low glycemic index of chickpeas helps regulate blood sugar levels, making them a suitable option for individuals with diabetes.

6. **Nutrient Dense**: Chickpeas are packed with essential nutrients like iron, magnesium, folate, and zinc, which are important for overall health and well-being.
“Saltet Hummus” is a humble yet delicious summer salad recipe that’s packed with nutrients and refreshing flavors. Discover this delightful summer recipe and more by downloading the free @simsimrecipes app linked in our bio.

Did you know that chickpeas, trace their origins back to Palestine? Dating back thousands of years, the earliest cultivated chickpeas were discovered in Ariha (Jericho), around 9,500 BCE to 8,000 BCE.

Chickpeas boast a rich cultural heritage rooted in the Middle East and continue to be cherished ingredients in many cuisines.
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Excited to whip up our first recipe from @simsimrecipes 
Dive into authentic Arab and Middle Eastern flavors with Ziyad brand ingredients. Download the app for free now! Link in bio! 🍽️ 
Shawarma: a mouthwatering street food featuring thinly sliced marinated beef, lamb, or chicken, piled high and wrapped in a pita or saj bread with veggies, tahini, briny pickles, and Shattah. It’s an explosion of deliciousness! Get the recipe, shopping list and step by step by downloading the free @simsimrecipes app 
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Shawarma Essentials Part 2: 
For a classic shawarma sandwich, thinly sliced meats such as chicken, beef, or lamb are layered with veggies like tomatoes, onions, pickles and Shattah then generously drizzled with tahini sauce. This creamy sauce adds a nutty, lemony element, brightening up the flavors and lending an authentic taste to this recipe. 
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What are your shawarma sandwich essentials!
Shawarma Essentials Part 1: A classic shawarma sandwich comprises thinly sliced meats (like chicken, beef, or lamb), veggies (tomatoes, lettuce, onions), tahini or garlic sauce, and pickles, all enveloped in warm pita bread. 
#ziyadbrand Shawarma must-haves:

- sumac marinated onions 
- pickled cucumbers 
- pickled turnips 
- pickled hot peppers or Shattah 
Stay tuned for Part 2. 
What are your shawarma sandwich must-haves?

Who We Are

It all started with pita bread

For generations, the Ziyad family has traveled far and wide to discover the cherished foods of the Middle East and Mediterranean and bring them home to you. Our brand has established long-standing relationships with the leading growers and suppliers of traditional products from their regions. High-quality, trusted products that we have been enjoying for decades. That is what makes the Ziyad brand the unparalleled authority in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine.