Middle Eastern, North African and Balkan Cuisines
Explore the cuisine specialties, preparation techniques and influences of the Middle East, North Africa and the Balkans. Many opportunities lie in these regions’ cuisines, including sauces. Many of the more popular sauces from this region have ingredients that are familiar to Americans. More than a third of consumers would like to see more Middle Eastern and North African influences on restaurant menus while slightly fewer would like to see more Balkan influences.