Arayes

Arayes (Pita Bread Stuffed With Meat)

Arayes is a barbecue dish in the Levant countries. Its basically pita bread stuffed with spiced meat. The spiced meat used in the stuffing is similar to that of Sfiha, but the sumac in this case is optional. Some people even stuff the arayes with Kofta, but I personally think it completely changes the flavor. Ideally the […]

goulash

Ground Meat Phyllo Pie

Ground Meat Phyllo Pie, commonly known as Goullash with meat or “Goullash Bi Lahma” in Egypt .  Goullash is the Arabic name for phyllo dough. This recipe comes from a distant relative who was also my grandma’s best friend. She is a great cook and my mama learned the recipe from her. While researching about this […]

Kofta With Tahini Sauce

Kofta With Tahini Sauce

As I promised before, I will be posting more Kofta recipes. This time its Kofta with Tahini Sauce. By now, I think everyone is familiar with Tahini. Its sesame seed paste. Tahini is used a lot in the Middle Eastern  cuisine. Hummus and Mutabal are an example of that.  This kofta with tahini sauce is something I […]

Chicken Basil Salad

Chicken Basil Salad

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh or tabouli has become a quite popular dish around the world in the past few years. It’s considered a health food as its high in fiber. Tabbouleh is originally from the Levant cuisine so you can find it in Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq. We use a lot of bulgur in our food so it’s […]

Cinnamon Cake

Cinnamon Cake

It was my dad’s birthday two days ago and he LOVES everything with cinnamon. I came up with this cinnamon cake just for him and it turned out perfect. I decorated the cake with the coconut cinnamon chips that I posted about earlier. The cake was a great hit that I will for sure be making again. […]

Coconut Cinnamon Chips

Coconut Cinnamon Chips

I came up with this coconut cinnamon chips to use to decorate my dad’s cinnamon birthday cake. They turned out so good that I had to stop myself from finishing it. They are simple to make and the combination of cinnamon and coconut was just perfect. Once baked they are crispy and delicious. You will […]

Musakhan

Musakhan

Musakhan is a traditional Palestinian dish. Like any other dish you can find some variations from one family to another, but the basics are always there. Its basically chicken, onion and bread. Traditionally its served differently than how I will be showing in this recipe, but the flavor is just the same. It will be easy […]

Rice And Corn Soup

Rice And Corn Soup

I love soups. Love making my mama’s old recipes or experimenting with new ones. This rice and corn soup is something my mom used to make for me as a child when I get sick. The recipe is simple and basic to make while the result is a light and heartwarming soup. Something like a chicken […]

Pasta With Sausage And Peas

Pasta With Sausage And Peas

This is a recipe I created yesterday after watching something similar on TV. Its farfelle pasta with sausage and peas. I was just in a creative mode and wanted to try something new. I liked the idea of using sausages instead of normal minced meat and thought it would add to the flavors. The sweetness of the […]