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If Middle Eastern food is so heavily dependent on meat — can it be converted to vegan? According to cookbook “Tahini and Tumeric”, the answer is a resounding yes. Vicky Cohen and Ruth Fox, the Lebanese-Jewish-Spaniard sisters behind food blog May I Have That Recipe, embarked on a quest to turn all the traditional foods of their childhood into vegan delights.
What is the shwarma experience? It’s an indulgent pita sandwich dripping with fresh salads, tahini sauce dribbling down the sides, vegetables and amba. A couple of crispy fries topping the entire concoction never hurts. Oh, and it’s filled with shawarma. At new restaurant Sultana, that shawarma is completely vegan, harming zero animals in its making.
A tzatziki (yogurt dip) featuring grilled eggplant, from acclaimed chef Erez Komarovsky.
Café Orlin, a beloved eatery in Manhattan’s East Village that served hummus and other Israeli/Middle Eastern dishes — along with popular, inexpensive breakfasts and other classic American fare — is closing its doors today after 36 years in business.