Mezze party essentials
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How to throw an Israeli-SoCal mezze party

Mezze party essentials

Summer mezze party at Amelia Saltsman’s home.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Druze wrap with za’atar.
Druze wrap with za’atar.  (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times )
Carrots, cauliflower and fennel with harissa and caraway.
Ceviche with sumac and Aleppo pepper.
Ceviche with sumac and Aleppo pepper.  (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times )
Mezze party essentials

Melon and tomato gazpacho.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
Flame roasted eggplant spread with lemon and garlic
Flame roasted eggplant spread with lemon and garlic  (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times )
Mezze party essentials
Mezze party essentials

Summer mezze party at Amelia Saltsman’s home in Santa Monica.

 (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
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