What's hot ... Levantine Foods

International foods and flavours have flourished in the UK since the pandemic hit, with Middle Eastern food, especially food of the Levant inspiring consumers with its bold flavours and rich colours. The diverse and vibrant culture of the Levant, located along the sunny shores of the eastern Mediterranean, is famous for its small sharing plates and dips such as hummus, baba ganoush and tabbouleh.

Staple store-cupboard ingredients for Levantine dishes include chickpeas, grains such as tabbouleh or couscous, spice mixes such as ras el hanout or pastes such as tahini and harissa. With pomegranate, mint and lemon also being prevalent flavours included in both sweet and savoury recipes.

We’ve pulled together Middle Eastern-inspired foods for your store – click on the image below for more information.