Recipes from The Arabesque Table

The Arabesque Table Cookbook

he Arabesque Table takes inspiration from the traditional food of the Arab world, weaving Reem Kassis’s historic research and cultural knowledge with her contemporary interpretations of an ancient, remarkably diverse cuisine.

A large white platter filled with halved various colored cherry tomatoes, labneh balls, olive oil, and a sprinkle of spices.

Tomato Salad with Labneh

A simple little salad that uses height of summer tomatoes to great effect. A dash of Middle Eastern spices and salty cheese make it perfect.

A bowl of preserved lemon yogurt sauce with a spoon resting in it.

Preserved Lemon Yogurt Sauce

If you’re looking for a simple sauce, dip, and all-around condiment that you’ll use all summer long and beyond, this is it. Citrusy and creamy and packed to the hilt with fresh dill.

Eight kafta, or spiced kebabs, on a plate with a bowl of preserved lemon yogurt next to it and a bowl of rice beside it.

Kafta ~ Spiced Kebabs

Perfect for those nights when you’re looking for simple but also ultra-satisfying, these herbed meatballs are a weeknight revelation. And we’re loving the sauce that goes with them.