Recipe index

new recipe index

Appetizers

Arabic lentil soup “Shorbat adas”

Avocado salad dressing

Cheesy hot corn dip

Cheese and herbs turnovers (Daring cooks en croute May challenge)

Cheese pastry “fatayer jebneh”

Chicken kebab and Aleppo mortadella

Coleslaw salad with homemade ranch dressing

Creamy spinach soup

Egyptian fava beans and herbs dip (Egyptian Bessara) #Arabic_flavor

Falafel

Gazan dagga “hot tomato dill salsa” #Arabicflavor

Ginger paprika toasted pumpkin seeds

Healthy cookie dough dip (sneaky desserts take 3)

Homemade nacho cheese sauce

Homemade garlic mushroom soup

Homemade crackers

How to make your own Labneh cheese (yogurt cheese)

Maftoul (Palestinian couscous): How to make couscous from scratch

Make-ahead oatmeal smoothie

Middle Eastern garlic sauce “Toum”

Mediterranean couscous salad

Pao de Queijo (irresistible Brazilian cheese bread)

Peppermint chocolate almond butter

Rosemary and lemon red lentil dip #backtoschool

Spinach breakfast squares, healthy breakfast idea #2

Stuffed grape leaves “yalanji”

Sundried tomato flatbread and sweet sesame crackers

You say Samosa I say Samboosek

Arabic and Middle Eastern

Feteer meshaltet“Egyptian layered pastry”

Date bread rings

Egyptian fava beans and herbs dip (Egyptian Bessara) #Arabic_flavor

Gazan dagga “hot tomato dill salsa” #Arabicflavor

Jordanian Matabaqa.. layered onion bread

Maftoul (Palestinian couscous): How to make couscous from scratch

Mediterranean couscous salad

Romanieh (lentils and eggplants cooked in pomegranate sauce)

Bread and pastry

Feteer meshaltet“Egyptian layered pastry”

Back to school recipes

Basic sourdough white bread #sourdough adventure

Braided date bread

Celebrating one year of blogging..Cinnamon sweet bread

Cheese and herbs turnovers (Daring cooks en croute May challenge)

Cheese pastry “fatayer jebneh”

Date bread rings

Dutch sweet bread“Peperkoek”

Easy homemade soft cheese جبنه طريه

Empanada Gallega

Filled pate a choux swans

Fteer falahi (Cheese and anise flat bread)

Giraffe, tigers and bears!oh my! Daring bakers March 2012

How to make mozzarella and armenian string cheese at home

How to make Nabulsi cheese الجبنة النابلسية

How to make mozzarella and armenian string cheese at home

How to make your own feta cheese

Homemade cheese – Daring cooks March challenge

Homemade crackers

Jordanian Matabaqa.. layered onion bread

Ka3ek bel semsem (sesame bread)

Mille-feuille recipe (homemade Napoleon recipe)

Panettoni

Pao de Queijo (irresistible Brazilian cheese bread)

Pita bread recipe – how to make pita pockets

Quick! Gimme a flavor! Daring bakers challenge

Seeds and olive oil bread “كعك بزيت”

Sourdough starter 101- how to create your sourdough starter from scratch

Sundried tomato flatbread and sweet sesame crackers

Spinach pastry triangle (Fatayer sabanekh )

Twisted daring bakers challenge..Braided bread

You say Samosa I say Samboosek

Breakfast

Apple cinnamon granola #backtoschool

A wake up call “Alton Brown Whey Pancakes”

Baked oatmeal (Secret recipe club)

Baked eggs, healthy breakfast idea #3

Braided date bread

Cheese and herbs turnovers (Daring cooks en croute May challenge)

Cheese pastry “fatayer jebneh”

Choco-cado smoothie “secret recipe club”

Chocolate pancakes with blueberry sauce

Cinnamon sourdough waffles

Cornmeal ricotta lemon waffles

Date bread rings

Dried fruit muffins with hidden vegetables

Dutch sweet bread“Peperkoek”

Falafel

Gluten free, grain free nutty chocolate granola

Granola yogurt parfait recipe

Homemade cheese – Daring cooks March challenge

Homemade Granola

Homemade strawberry syrup and a strawberry round up

Healthy breakfast idea #1 carrot cake oatmeal

How to make your own Labneh cheese (yogurt cheese)

Make your own homemade greek yogurt

Pao de Queijo (irresistible Brazilian cheese bread)

Peppermint chocolate almond butter

Pita bread recipe – how to make pita pockets

Pumpkin frittata with feta cheese and basil

Refrigerator oatmeal in a jar #Healthy breakfast idea 4

Scones..daring bakers challenge

Seeds and olive oil bread “كعك بزيت”

Sourdough crepes two ways

Sourdough donuts

Spinach pastry triangle (Fatayer sabanekh )

Spinach breakfast squares, healthy breakfast idea #2

Triple p: perfect, personal porridge

Vegan oatmeal, date and walnut muffins

Vegan pancakes (Secret recipe club)

Cake

Armenian spice cake ..daring bakers April challenge

Birthday chocolate cake

Carrot apple and coconut cake

Esterhazy torte

Going to India for dessert: Mawa cake and bolinhas de coco

How to make a birthday circus train cake

Quick! Gimme a flavor! Daring bakers challenge

Swedish prinsesstarta

Tres leches cake

Cake decoration

How to make a birthday circus train cake

Cheese and dairy

Easy homemade soft cheese جبنه طريه

How to make Nabulsi cheese الجبنة النابلسية

How to make mozzarella and armenian string cheese at home

How to make your own feta cheese

How to make your own Labneh cheese (yogurt cheese)

Homemade cheese – Daring cooks March challenge

Make your own homemade greek yogurt

Chicken

Brining and roasting, Nov 2012 daring cooks challenge

Chicken meatballs with peanut butter sauce (secret recipe club)

Chicken Ballotine..no bones about it

Chicken biryani

Chicken kebab and Aleppo mortadella

Daring cooks cook in parchment “en papillote”

Lavender chicken

Musakhan (Palestinian Sumac chicken with sauteed onions)

Paella

Shish tawook (marinated chicken skewers) revisited

Tamales..daring cooks challenge

The Daring Cooks’ April 2012 Challenge – Create Your Own Recipe!

Chocolate

Birthday chocolate cake

Checkerboard cookies step by step

Chocolate and peppermint swirl cookies with basic cookie dough

Chocolate sourdough brownies

Chocolate brownies with two secret ingredient

Chocolate pancakes with blueberry sauce

Peppermint chocolate almond butter

Cookies, biscotti and macaroons

A trip down biscotti lane..

B is for biscotti

C is for cookies (chocolate crinkle cookies, caramel thumb cookies and apple oatmeal cookies)

Checkerboard cookies step by step

Chocolate and peppermint swirl cookies with basic cookie dough

Coconut macaroons

Dried fig and walnut bars

Euro pane’s Lemon squares

Honey pistachio sesame cookies “Barazek”

Gevulde speculaas (Dutch spice cookies filled with almond paste)

Gluten free coconut macaroons..the search is over

Going to India for dessert: Mawa cake and bolinhas de coco

Lemon bars

Maamoul (Stuffed shortbread cookies)

Mum’s persian cookies: cinnamon almond date cookies and a giveaway

Oats and date ranger cookies

Oatmeal date biscotti

Orange bar cookies

Semolina Ma’amoul : stuffed cookies with dates and nuts

Swirl date cookies

Daring bakers

Armenian spice cake ..daring bakers April challenge

C is for cookies

Chocolate brownies with two secret ingredient

Dried fruit muffins with hidden vegetables

Dutch sweet bread“Peperkoek”

Empanada Gallega

Esterhazy torte

Filled pate a choux swans

gevulde speculaas (Dutch spice cookies filled with almond paste)

Giraffe, tigers and bears!oh my! Daring bakers March 2012

Going to India for dessert: Mawa cake and bolinhas de coco

Homemade crackers

Mille-feuille recipe (homemade Napoleon recipe)

Momofuku Milk Bar Crack Pie

Pao de Queijo (irresistible Brazilian cheese bread)

Quick! Gimme a flavor! Daring bakers challenge

Scones..daring bakers challenge

Sourdough donuts

Swedish prinsesstarta

Sundried tomato flatbread and sweet sesame crackers

Tres leches cake

Panettoni

White bean coconut cake

Daring cooks

Alcohol free beef bourguignon…daring cooks May 2012

Brave the braise “Daring Cooks challenge”

Brining and roasting, Nov 2012 daring cooks challenge

Cannelloni from scratch Daring Cooks June Challenge

Cheese and herbs turnovers (Daring cooks en croute May challenge)

Chicken Ballotine..no bones about it

Chicken biryani

Chicken kebab and Aleppo mortadella

Cornmeal ricotta lemon waffles

Daring cooks cook in parchment “en papillote”

Homemade cheese – Daring cooks March challenge

Homemade nacho cheese sauce

How to make potato gnocchi from scratch

Maftoul (Palestinian couscous): How to make couscous from scratch

Moroccan meatballs (Daring Cooks challenge)

Patties..daring cooks Feb 2012

Paté Chinois (shepherd’s pie) daring cooks challenge

Paella

Panna cotta with mastic and rosewater

Stuffed grape leaves “yalanji”

Tamales..daring cooks challenge

The Daring Cooks’ April 2012 Challenge – Create Your Own Recipe!

Triple p: perfect, personal porridge

Desserts

Atayef, the ultimate Arabic pancake

C is for cookies

Candied orange peel

Clementine orange dessert balls

Celebrating one year of blogging..Cinnamon sweet bread

Chocolate sourdough brownies

Chocolate brownies with two secret ingredient

Chocolate avocado mousse (Afternoon tea cookbook review)

Cherry clafoutis (secret recipe club)

Daring cooks cook in parchment “en papillote”

Dried fruit muffins with hidden vegetables

Esterhazy torte

Filled pate a choux swans

Healthy cheesecake recipe, no baking and no eggs

Healthy cookie dough dip (sneaky desserts take 3)

Homemade strawberry syrup and a strawberry round up

Honey pistachio sesame cookies “Barazek”

Bread pudding meets baklava..um ali dessert

Knafe (kunafeh) recipe

Lady finger fruit dessert

lady finger mascarpone orange dessert

Layered orange and rice pudding

Lemon bars

Madlouah – Lebanese nights dessert

Mille-feuille recipe (homemade Napoleon recipe)

Momofuku Milk Bar Crack Pie

Pavlova

Panna cotta with mastic and rosewater

Panettoni

Pumpkin coconut milk pudding and candied pumpkins

Strawberry Knafe tarts

Swedish prinsesstarta

Tres leches cake

Vegan oatmeal, date and walnut muffins

White bean coconut cake

Dip

Cheesy hot corn dip

Egyptian fava beans and herbs dip (Egyptian Bessara) #Arabic_flavor

Healthy cookie dough dip (sneaky desserts take 3)

Homemade nacho cheese sauce

How to make your own Labneh cheese (yogurt cheese)

Middle Eastern garlic sauce “Toum”

Mutawam “roasted zucchini garlic yogurt dip”

Romanieh (lentils and eggplants cooked in pomegranate sauce)

Drink

Ayran “savory yogurt drink”

Cherry lavender lemonade

Choco-cado smoothie “secret recipe club”

Easy homemade almond milk

How to make the perfect cup of coffee with a French press and a review of Puro fairtrade coffee

Make-ahead oatmeal smoothie

Peach cobbler smoothie and a road trip to Petra

Ramadan drinks, sweet tamarind and qamar el deen

Spice tea “Chai” concentrate

Free wallpaper

July 2013 free wallpaper

Free June 2013 wallpaper calendar

Free May 2013 wallpaper calendar

April 2013 desktop calendar

Granita, icecream and cold treats

Minty watermelon popsicles

Peach and melon popsicles

How to

Cannelloni from scratch Daring Cooks June Challenge *how to make pasta

Chicken Ballotine..no bones about it* how to debone a whole chicken

Chicken kebab and Aleppo mortadella* how to make mortadella

How to make mozzarella and armenian string cheese at home* how to make cheese

How to make your own feta cheese* how to make cheese

How to make the perfect cup of coffee with a French press and a review of Puro fairtrade coffee

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

How to make potato gnocchi from scratch

Maftoul (Palestinian couscous): How to make couscous from scratch

Mille-feuille recipe (homemade Napoleon recipe)* how to make puff pastry

Sourdough starter 101- how to create your sourdough starter from scratch* how to create your own sourdough starter

Jam

Orange jam

Strawberry Jam

watermelon rind jam

Lunch box ideas

Back to school recipes

Chocolate sourdough brownies

Dutch sweet bread“Peperkoek”

Healthy cookie dough dip (sneaky desserts take 3)

Peanut butter banana wraps

Rosemary and lemon red lentil dip #backtoschool

School lunch tips and ideas

Meat

Alcohol free beef bourguignon…daring cooks May 2012

Chicken kebab and Aleppo mortadella

Chili con carne with a mexican twist

Kofta bi tahini (Ground meat and potatoes in tahini citrus sauce)

Moroccan meatballs (Daring Cooks challenge)

Patties..daring cooks Feb 2012

Paté Chinois (shepherd’s pie) daring cooks challenge

Pasta

Basil tuna pasta salad

Cannelloni from scratch Daring Cooks June Challenge

Cajun chicken pasta..a make over

Colorful pasta salad

Four cheese lasagna

Guest post :Thai Style Noodle Salad

Mint yogurt pasta

Mum’s baked pasta

Pasta with alfredo sauce

Pizza

Double dose of eggplant

Home made pizza with California oil sauce

Pizza for dessert? Apple and cinnamon streusel pizza

Potato pizza with roasted onions and pepper

Roasted garlic chicken pizza with roasted peppers and onions

Sizzling chicken pizza

Turkey kashkaval pizza

 

Quiches and pies

Momofuku Milk Bar Crack Pie

Spinach breakfast squares, healthy breakfast idea #2

Rice

Cabbage vegetable rice

Chicken satay, stir-fry vegetables with orange scented rice

Lemony summer risotto

Makloubeh

Chicken shish tawook with mexican rice

Mixed vegetable rice

Mujadara..lentil spice rice with carmelized onions

Paella

Red bean rice salad

Spicy chickpea rice “kedreh”

Turkish pilaf with chickpeas

You say kabsa I say kabseh

Salad

Arugula apple and halloumi salad

Avocado orange salad

Avocado salad dressing

Coleslaw salad with homemade ranch dressing

Gazan dagga “hot tomato dill salsa” #Arabicflavor

Grilled peach feta salad with lavender dressing

Layered avocado beet citrus salad

Mediterranean couscous salad

Monk Salad سلطه الراهب

Quinoa salad with glazed carrots

Quinoa salad with corn and black beans

The Daring Cooks’ April 2012 Challenge – Create Your Own Recipe!

Sandwiches

Chicken shawarma and the winner is….

Ciabatta steak sandwich with rosemary garlic potatoes

Eggplant humus sandwich

Mini eggplant sandwiches

Peanut butter banana wraps

Scrambled eggs and turkey sandwiches

Smoked cheese arugula sandwich

Secret recipe club

Avocado salad dressing

Baked oatmeal (Secret recipe club)

Cherry clafoutis (secret recipe club)

Chicken meatballs with peanut butter sauce (secret recipe club)

Choco-cado smoothie “secret recipe club”

Chocolate pancakes with blueberry sauce

Coleslaw salad with homemade ranch dressing

Make-ahead oatmeal smoothie

Quinoa salad with corn and black beans

Rosemary and lemon red lentil dip #backtoschool

Soup

Arabic lentil soup “Shorbat adas”

Chili con carne with a mexican twist

Creamy spinach soup

Homemade garlic mushroom soup

Lentil soup

Oatmeal mushroom soup and my first giveaway

Pumpkin soup

Stock to Soup to Consommé…daring cooks September challenge

Sourdough

Basic sourdough white bread #sourdough adventure

Chocolate sourdough brownies

Cinnamon sourdough waffles

Homemade garlic mushroom soup

Sourdough crepes two ways

Sourdough starter 101- how to create your sourdough starter from scratch

Sourdough donuts

Vegan pancakes (Secret recipe club)

Travel

Jerash..a Rome away from Rome

Peach cobbler smoothie and a road trip to Petra

Petra, the rose red city half as old as time

Romaniah and a trip to Nablus- Palestine

Vegan

Arabic lentil soup “Shorbat adas”

Brave the braise “Daring Cooks challenge”

Chocolate avocado mousse (Afternoon tea cookbook review)

Cinnamon sourdough waffles

Clementine orange dessert balls

Easy homemade almond milk

Egyptian fava beans and herbs dip (Egyptian Bessara) #Arabic_flavor

Gazan dagga “hot tomato dill salsa” #Arabicflavor

Healthy cookie dough dip (sneaky desserts take 3)

Horaa osbao حراق اصبعه ” رقاقه و عدس”

Falafel

Freekeh with mixed vegetables (virtual vegan potluck)

Jordanian Matabaqa.. layered onion bread

Quinoa salad with glazed carrots

Quinoa salad with corn and black beans

Maftoul (Palestinian couscous): How to make couscous from scratch

Middle Eastern garlic sauce “Toum”

Mutawam “roasted zucchini garlic yogurt dip”

Pumpkin coconut milk pudding and candied pumpkins

Romanieh (lentils and eggplants cooked in pomegranate sauce)

Stuffed grape leaves “yalanji”

Sundried tomato flatbread and sweet sesame crackers

Rosemary and lemon red lentil dip #backtoschool

Vegan oatmeal, date and walnut muffins

Vegan pancakes (Secret recipe club)

Vegetarian

Arabic lentil soup “Shorbat adas”

Baked eggs, healthy breakfast idea #3

Brave the braise “Daring Cooks challenge”

Clementine orange dessert balls

Cheesy hot corn dip

Chocolate avocado mousse (Afternoon tea cookbook review)

Cinnamon sourdough waffles

Easy homemade almond milk

Egyptian fava beans and herbs dip (Egyptian Bessara) #Arabic_flavor

Gazan dagga “hot tomato dill salsa” #Arabicflavor

Healthy cookie dough dip (sneaky desserts take 3)

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Horaa osbao حراق اصبعه ” رقاقه و عدس”

Falafel

Freekeh with mixed vegetables (virtual vegan potluck)

Jordanian Matabaqa.. layered onion bread

Quinoa salad with glazed carrots

Quinoa salad with corn and black beans

Maftoul (Palestinian couscous): How to make couscous from scratch

Make-ahead oatmeal smoothie

Middle Eastern garlic sauce “Toum”

Monk Salad سلطه الراهب

Mutawam “roasted zucchini garlic yogurt dip”

Paté Chinois (shepherd’s pie) daring cooks challenge

Peach and melon popsicles

Pumpkin coconut milk pudding and candied pumpkins

Pumpkin frittata with feta cheese and basil

Pumpkin and lentil in tomato sauce

Romanieh (lentils and eggplants cooked in pomegranate sauce)

Rosemary and lemon red lentil dip #backtoschool

Scones..daring bakers challenge

Spinach pastry triangle (Fatayer sabanekh )

Stuffed grape leaves “yalanji”

Sundried tomato flatbread and sweet sesame crackers

Visit Jordan

Jerash..a Rome away from Rome

Peach cobbler smoothie and a road trip to Petra

Petra, the rose red city half as old as time

Ramadan drinks, sweet tamarind and qamar el deen