Ma’amoul are a Middle Eastern tradition during Eid, Easter, and Purim. These sweet treats are filled with a variety of fruits and nuts. I’ve chosen two fillings: date with walnut and apricot with pistachio. Mine are extra-special because they’re vegan and gluten-free!
Vegan Middle Eats with Melis Amber features vegan Middle Eastern food- done my way. Having lived in Istanbul the last three years, I couldn’t tell you the number of times I’ve heard, “No animal products? That must be so hard here!” (It’s not!)
The Middle East is filled with recipes that are either plant-based or can easily be made that way. I can’t wait to share them with you.
My 12-minute plea for veganism: