A few years ago I told you the story about the 30 day soup and how, every ramadan, I […]
Ramadan is only a day away! If you celebrate it , then Ramadan mubarak to you 🙂 and […]
Let’s see, how to write ملوخية in English? How about Mulukhiyah, mloukhiya, molokhia, molokhiya, mulukhiyya, or malukhiyah? No matter what you […]
It has been raining for 4 days with thunderstorms turning the sky into a spectacle every night. People […]
I came across this video last night and it really got me thinking. If I could go back in time to give my younger self some advice, what would I tell her?
Before watching the video, I think I would have handed my younger self a looooong list of “mistakes” to avoid and people to steer completely clear of . There was so much in my past that I wished I could change.(Something I think most of my readers can relate to)
The kid in video, when faced with the list of mistakes, crumbles it and asks his older self a few questions that completely change his perspective.I decided to use the kid’s reasoning, and ask myself the same questions
For this month’s Arabic Flavor assignment, our host Ihssan chose Moroccan Harira soup. This rich soup has been […]
Ramadan Mubarak 🙂 Today marks the 4th day of Ramadan. Every year, I try to tell you a […]
Although Freekeh (pronounced free-ka or free-k-) has recently joined the “super food” club, it has been popular in the Arabic cuisine for centuries, mainly in the Levantine area and north-east africa. Freekeh is roasted green wheat that is used to make soups, pilafs,salads and stuffing for chicken and poultry. It is one of my favorite ingredients because of its versatility, earthy nutty flavor tones,and of course because of its nutritional value
You might have heard that Jordan among other countries in the area have been hit with a major snow storm. The storm was nicknamed Alexa, the first storm ever to get a name and I have to say that the storm earned it! It snowed none stop for three days, the temperatures dropped to 16 C below zero in certain areas and some places got as much as 180 cm of snow !
We all start blogging for different reasons. Documenting a journey, venting emotions, dealing with stress or tragedy, finding some creative outlet, using up spare time, the list goes on and on. What no one tells you when you start blogging,though, is that at the end of the day, the part that you will cherish the most is the connections you will make. The people you will cross roads with.
I know many will argue that the virtual world is no place to “meet” or “get to know” anyone but if you have tried blogging for a while you will know that there is a precious connection that you can share with your readers, fellow bloggers and people you meet on this journey. A connection you can only feel with people who share your passion, who understand the spark of madness that is in every creative soul.
After telling the story behind the 30 day soup, it would only be fair to share the recipe […]
When I first got married my husband would only have one type of soup in Ramadan. Lentil soup made […]