• Middle eastern food hold a place in their culture as well as their kitchens.
  • Most middle eastern food doesn't contain meat making it a great option for vegetarians.
  • Instead of meat, they use mostly healthful ingredients such as chickpeas (garbanzo beans), tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and lettuce.
  • When they do use meat, it is usually lamb meat or beef. Pork is forbidden for Muslums to eat, so it is not usually served there.

Bedouin Cuisine

  • Bedouins have access to a few fruits such as watermelons and dates, and the shrubs from which comes the famous coffee of south Arabia.

The Druze


Samaritans


Circassians



Sources:http://www.inmamaskitchen.com/FOOD_IS_ART/mideast/origins_mid_east_cooking.html
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