This month’s secret recipe club assignment was Cheese with noodles by the wonderful and sweet Anna. She lives in Alaska with […]
My kids love barazek (they are popular Middle Eastern cookies with a sweet sesame topping ) but the traditional […]
This month’s Arabic flavor assignment was to make an Egyptian classic. Meamar Rice.The exact translation of the name […]
I have a confession to make: I hate fresh coriander!
I know there are people who love it in salads, in soups, sauteed with garlic but I am definitely not one of them. I am the one you see at the herb stand rubbing leaves of parsley between my fingertips, smelling them just to make sure I did not pick up coriander by mistake lol.
When you have kids and you want them to eat healthier, the number one item you strive to […]
Ramadan Mubarak :) Today marks the 4th day of Ramadan. Every year, I try to tell you a […]
For the past 4 months I have been keeping a secret from you but now is finally the time to share it. If you follow me on facebook you probably already know :) Two of my dear friends and I have been working on an e-magazine: Darna magazine. The first issue was published on June 10th and you can read it on issuu.com
If I was asked for my top secret weapon in getting my kids to eat healthier it would […]
Summer is not officially here yet but the temperature in Ras Al Khaima has crossed the 40 C mark weeks ago! Add the pleasant humidity and you can understand why refreshing drinks are a top priority in this house.
Tarte Tatin is a classic French dessert. You can think of it as an apple pie version of […]
We are obviously not in Autumn, so why am I posting apple recipes?
Well, I love apples! and this apple pie spice mix was one of the recipes on my homemade herb and spice blends challenge. But those are not the main reasons why I am posting the recipe now.
For many, the words Turkish Delight conjure up images from the chronicles of Narnia. For me, they conjure […]