SimSim Middle Eastern Recipes

Our Ramadan Recipes

Our Signature Recipes

Ajvar Dip

30 min Servings: 6

Batata HARRA oven fries

30 min Servings: 6

Lamb Kofta Burgers

30 min Servings: 4

Shish Taouk

30 min Servings: 4-6

Spiced Labna Dish

15 min Servings: 4-6

  • Saffron and Cardamom Custard Cups

    15min Servings: 8

  • Ruz Hashweh

    30min Servings: 4

  • Pomegranate Molasses BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

    60min Servings: 6

  • Pasta with Shrimp and Avocado Sauce

    30min Servings: 4

  • Olive Roll

    30min Servings: 6

  • Ma’moul Cookies

    120min Servings: 60 cookies

  • Liyye Tahiri

    30min Servings: 2-4

  • Lentil Salmon Salad

    30min Servings: 4

  • Lebanese Style Chicken Wings

    45min Servings: 1

  • Kofta Kebab

    30 min Servings: 4

  • Kofta Kabab

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Kafta Balls with Tahini Dip

    30 min Servings: 4

  • Instant Pot Lentil Minestrone Soup

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Instant Pot Kebsa

    30 min Servings: 6

  • Individual Red Lentil and Za’atar Pot Pies

    45min Servings: 1

  • Butter Ghee Roasted White and Sweet Potato Salad & Cumin Beef Sliders

    30 min Servings: 4

  • Baked Mediterranean Sea Bass

    15min Servings: 2

  • Baked Falafel with Garlic Dip

    15min Servings: 4

  • Apple Puff Tart with Tahini Caramel

    30 min Servings: 4

  • Za’atar Roasted Chicken

    45min Servings: 1

  • Tahini Cookies

    30min Servings: 4

  • Date Cheesecake

    45min Servings: 6

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. 
For this recipe and more, check out www.ziyad.com/recipes

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?
Excited to cook our first recipe from @simsimrecipes If you haven’t already, download the app for easy, authentic Arab and Middle Eastern recipes featuring Ziyad brand ingredients. Link in bio! 🍽️
Kebsa is a delicious one-pot dish made with ghee-infused scented rice, meat (usually chicken, lamb, or goat), vegetables, and a blend of aromatic spices like cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves. Our #ziyadbrand spice blend ensures an authentic and delightful taste. It’s often served on special occasions and is popular throughout the Middle East. #kabsa #onepotmeals
Looking for dinner inspiration this week? Try our flavorful one-pot Kebsa recipe! It’s ideal for quick weeknight meals or for impressing guests on the weekend. Let’s cook together, recipe reel coming soon! #ZiyadBrand offers all the authentic ingredients you need to make delicious meals. #CookingInspiration #OnePotRecipe #Kabsa #WeeknightDinner
Kitchen Tip 
~ Pepper Paste 🌶️ 
This tip also works for tomato paste

#ziyadbrand hot and mild Red Pepper Paste دبس الفليفلة is such a versatile ingredient to use in soups, stews, condiments, dips, mixed with rice and bulgur even shakshouka, Muhamara, blended with hummus and more.

How to preserve pepper or tomatoe paste: 

1. Store leftovers in an ice cube tray using a tbls measure, freeze and use when needed 
2. Clean the edges of the jar and cover with olive oil, store in the fridge.
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