shatta is a chili paste that is quite popular in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, and in Egypt. It is hot and I mean coughing out fire and fumes hot! with a mild salty lemony accent.
Batat o baid (Potatoes and eggs) easy, quick , uses kitchen staples, and added to that it is hearty and filling .
Bandoora Maglieh, بندورة مقلية is a great way to transform a few tomatoes, a few cloves of garlic and some olive oil into a blast of flavors that is so much more than the sum of its parts!
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
Middle Eastern white bean stew or fasolia baida. Simply a hug in a bowl
how about taking the shawarma you know and love and giving it a mini-makeover to make it tastier (if that is even humanly possible!), more fun and easier to share with friends and family?