(Cuisine PIZZA & FAST FOOD)
Shawarma is a Levantine meat preparation, where lamb, chicken, turkey, beef, veal, buffalo meat, or mixed meats are placed on a spit, and may be grilled for as long as a day. Shavings are cut off the block of meat for serving, and the reminder of the block of meat is kept heated on the rotating spit. Shawarma can be served on a plate, or as a sandwich or wrap. Shawarma is usually ate with tabbouleh, fattoush, taboon bread, tomato, and cucumber. Toppings include tahini, hummus, pickled turnips, and amba.