The Palestinian cuisine’s answer to brownies! They are soft, rich and moist yet at the same time they pack an intense flavor punch. There is no chocolate here. The black colour is entirely from the nigella seeds paste but the texture, the intensity and the color are indeed reminiscent of brownies .
layers of semolina ,coconut , cinnamon and nuts alternating in a beautiful pattern and heavenly combination of flavor.
It is sort of mammoul meets harissa/basbousa meets knafeh and oh my if there was one dessert that is the best of those three worlds it would be dahdah!
A date paste filling scented with cardamom, cinnamon and anise is swirled through a flaky and rich cookie crust resulting in the perfect combination of spice scented, rich, flaky and addictive.
the moist cake layer is perfectly complimented by the flan..silky smooth custard topped with deep flavored golden brown heavenly caramel,in one word..perfection
With all due respect to brownies, these Lebanese
Sfouf bi debs bars are rich, moist and almost fudgy,( the very definition of irresistible) and they might have just taken brownies’ spot as my kids’ new favorite dessert!
Flavorful, aromatic Middle Eastern wheat berry porridge that you can serve for breakfast or dessert.
These dried figs and walnuts orange scented bars are one of my “aromatherapy recipes”!
You know, the recipes that fill the house with a cloud of aromas and spice and everything nice!
Orange and spiced chocolate cake.. a walk down sweet memory lane
The last week of Ramadan marks the official maamoul making season in many house holds but before you […]
3 desserts in one! the crust is a cross between basbousa/ harissa and a cake. The filling is a thick muhalabia (milk pudding) that provides the perfect contrast in color and texture to the golden brown crust. A feast for the eyes and taste buds
Big, soft ginger spiced molasses cookies
Nutty, crunchy, slightly floral and not overly sweet. An irresistible combination that makes stopping at just one of these Babouches or blighate nearly impossible!
For the July Muslim food bloggers challenge, we were asked to make a recipe in which honey is one of the key players in terms of flavor. I have already missed the past 2 MFB challenges and was determined not to miss this one!
At first I was going to make a kale salad with a honey mustard dressing (my go to lunch lately in our 44 C summer) but the bag of sesame seeds that my mum sent me a few months ago to make karakeesh was never put to good use and we’re leaving for a vacation in three weeks, so I thought this was the perfect opportunity to use it up.