SimSim is your guide to delicious, home cooked Middle Eastern food. With authentic recipes that have step-by-step instructions and photos, you’ll find it easier than ever to cook and enjoy a wide range of Arabic dishes. 

Through the SimSim app you can:
- Browse a wide selection of authentic dishes
- Find suggestions for complementary dishes
- Search for recipes by name or ingredient
- Filter recipes based on type and difficulty
- Change the ingredients amounts to suit your serving size
- Email yourself the ingredients to help you with your shopping

The recipes are lovingly shared by my mom, “Chef Tete Hiba”, who has been preparing mouthwatering meals for friends and family for over 45 years. These home cooked recipes have been handed down for generations, and are sure to cater to all tastes. Whether you’re looking to cook a quick meal or prepare a feast, you’ll find all you need in SimSim.

We hope you enjoy cooking with SimSim. If you have any questions or comments please reach out to us at

Sahtein! (Bon Appetit)

What’s New

Version 3.0

Now your favorite Middle Eastern recipes app is even better! We've added the much-requested favorites feature, expanded the category filter to include difficulty, all the recipes are also now in Arabic, and we have new recipes coming soon! Sahtein! (bon appetit)

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

mariediab ,

Very informative

Great app especially for first timers in the kitchen, as it explains everything in baby steps. I love it and highly recommend it 😉

Developer Response ,

Thank you for the great review. So glad to know that you are enjoying SimSim! Reach out to us with feedback anytime at

App Privacy

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Farideh Shakhshir
64.1 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, Arabic

Age Rating
In-App Purchases
  1. SimSim Premium EGP 49.99


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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