Tiklaieh is an aromatic finishing touch that is added to many recipes in the Arabic cuisine.
Simply put, it is a technique that uses a fair amount of olive oil or ghee to gently fry garlic, onions, tomatoes, nuts or herbs then the combo of oil and fried items are added to the recipe as a topping or it is stirred into the recipe right before serving.
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!
Sorry for my lack of posting lately, we are in the middle of packing the house for our […]
Algerian olive chicken and meatball tagineو your taste bud’s ticket to a whole new world.
Meat stuffed potatoes batata mahshieh. A treat from the middle east that will change the way you think of stuffed potatoes
Falafel has always been one of my favorite middle eastern recipes. Growing up in Amman, I have so […]
creamy smoky and rich eggplant, perfectly seasoned beef, juicy tomatoes, hints of nutty olive oil, and gentle cinnamon and allspice notes.The very definition of comfort food
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.
Today’s recipe was this month’s Arabic flavor assignment 🙂 Our host Chef Rawan Sawwan chose one of the […]
Zhorat (Z- hoo-rat) is a drink made from a blend of aromatic herbs and rose petals that is […]
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 🙂
The July Daring Bakers’ Challenge was brought to us by Manal from Manal’s Bites. She introduced us to […]