Find out which special utensils you’ll need on hand during cooking.
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6 May 2013 - 5:16 PM  UPDATED 6 Sep 2013 - 9:31 AM

Tagine

Like their Moroccan cousins, the shallow terracotta plates with their conical lids are versatile for slow-cooking both on the stovetop and in the oven.

Mortar and pestle

Often made from wood, these are essential for grinding spices.

Skewers

Middle Eastern cooking involves a lot of meat cooked on skewers.

Ibrik

A traditional Middle Eastern coffee maker that's made of brass, copper or ceramics, and has a long handle.