a deep fried/baked ball/patty made from ground chicpeas, fava beans, or both. It is a traditional Middle Eastern food commonly served in a pita with tahini sauce; which acts as a pocket or wrapped in flatbread known as "lafa."
Tzatziki=a dip with yogurt, cucumbers, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and parsley
Fattoush= (Arabic), levantine bread salad made from toasted/fried pieces of pita bread with mixed greens and other veggies such as radishes and tomatoes
Tabbouleh= (Arabic), vegetarian dish with tomatoes, parsley, mint, bulgar, onion, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, lettuce, and couscous
Dolma= stuffed veggie dishes, commonly in the Middle East, with tomatoes, peppers, onions, zuccini, eggplant, and garlic
Baklava= (Turkish), a rich sweet pastry made of layers of filo, filled with chopped nuts, and sweetened with sugar and honey