The term Middle Eastern cuisine refers to the cuisines of the Middle East. Despite their similarities, there are considerable differences in climate and culture, so that the term is not particularly useful. Commonly used ingredients include pitas, honey, sesame seeds, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley.
The Middle Eastern cuisines include:
Arab cuisine, Lebanese cuisine, Moroccan cuisine, North African cuisine, Persian cuisine, Turkish cuisine, Armenian cuisine and Greek cuisine (partly).