Sorry for my lack of posting lately, we are in the middle of packing the house for our […]
Category Archive: Rice
Roz bil khodar “Middle eastern rice with mixed vegetables”
Rice is the canvas here, add spices for warmth, vegetables for a pop of color and refreshing flavor, top with perfectly seasoned meat, crunchy nutty almonds and you have a showstopper that your family and friends will love.
With the daring kitchen and the secret recipe club coming to an end and me no longer taking part in Darna magazine , I found my self looking for a new challenge, something to push me outside of my comfort zone into trying new recipes, meeting new people and learning more about all the hidden gems different cuisines have to offer.
Today’s post is my first challenge with the MENA cooking club, if you don’t know about it, here is a little background from their “about ” page:
Mena Cooking club was started for foodies worldwide who have a love of trying new things. You do not have to be Middle Eastern or North African or have a connection to them you just have to have an appetite to learn more about beautiful food cultures. We will go through the countries in alphabetical order with a host, choosing a savory and a sweet dish, then each member prepares the recipe of their choosing . Together we will share our creations and what we have learned. We hope to make new friends, learn more about food and just have fun.
I am really excited for this new adventure and I look forward to taking you along with me every month on a new culinary journey in the Middle East and North Africa.With fewer commitments on my plate , I also am really looking forward to blogging more frequently, working on my videos and youtube channel (please subscribe if you haven’t already) but most importantly reconnecting with many of my blogging friends who I have missed dearly.
Hyderabadi chicken biryani is one of the most popular rice dishes in India and the world. It is a true festival for the tastebuds
I have been trying to write this post for 2 weeks! The recipe is ready, pictures are ready but I am honestly at a loss for words. I love writing the little stories, thoughts that you read before my recipes in most of my posts, they are my way of sharing a little bit of my world with all of you but with a nasty flu that has been going on for 10 days, the inauguration the other day among other things, I have been staring at my screen for days feeling uninspired.
I have finally decided to share one of my favorite pictures with a few inspirational words, I hope that they will be able to cast a ray of sunshine on your day 🙂
Makloubeh (which literally means upside down) is a popular Palestinian one pot rice, spice and vegetable dish.You can think of it as a torte or a savory counter part to a pineapple upside down cake because of the way that it is cooked and presented.
Maqluba, Makloobeh, Maklouba,Maaluba , Magluba , maqlouba, makloubeh No, a 2 year old did not gain access to […]
For the month of October, Sawsan from chef in disguise challenged us to prepare a rice based main […]
This month’s Arabic flavor assignment was to make an Egyptian classic. Meamar Rice.The exact translation of the name […]
For Nov and Dec the daring cooks were given a chance to revisit old challenges. We can choose […]
Our Daring Cooks’ September 2012 hostess was Inma of la Galletika. Inma brought us a taste of Spain and […]
Have you ever cooked upside down? Makloubeh (which translates literally into upside down) is a famous Levantine one pot […]