Kashkuleh

Kashkuleh – The Palestinian way of Meatballs with Vegetables

I was searching the net for this recipe and it only pointed me to my blog. Kashkuleh is something I grew up eating. Basically its meatballs and vegetables. I’m not sure if other Levant countries make this recipe, but I know for sure it’s a Palestinian recipe. Kashkuleh is a very simple dish to make and […]

Zahra Bi Laban - Cauliflower In Yogurt Sauce

Zahra Bi Laban (Cauliflower In Yogurt Sauce)

It couldn’t get any more home-cooking than this. Zahra Bi Laban is something you won’t find being served in any restaurants. This is something I grew up eating and is one of my favorite dishes. Zahra meaning cauliflower and bi laban means in yogurt. Its a traditional dish that can be found in Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, […]

Mfasakha (Another Eggplant Dip)

Mfasakha (Another Eggplant Dip)

When I started updating the blog I was surprised to find this recipe posted. This is something my mom makes when we have extra fried eggplants. It really simply and delicious. It is commonly known in Palestine as Mfasakha. I know it sounds complicated to say but it means torn apart in Arabic. So it […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sfiha

Sfiha

Sfiha is a traditional pizza-like dish. It has many variation and is made differently from one country to another. There are two ways of making Sfiha, one is made with tomatoes, like in this recipe, while the other is with Tahini sauce. Sfiha is a basic yeast dough, similar to a pizza dough, that is stuffed with a […]

Bassima recipe

Bassima Recipe

This recipe comes all the way from Egypt. Bassima is a very traditional Egyptian coconut dessert. I got this Bassima recipe from a very dear lady. She is my grandma’s best friend and a relative too. I love you Tata Umm Abdo. Since we tried this recipe, it has become a family favorite. Its easy to make […]

Sugar Syrup

Sugar Syrup

Most of the Middle Eastern desserts are made using this basic recipe of sugar syrup, which is commonly known as Atir in Arabic. Its a combination of sugar and water which is flavored with either rosewater or orange blossom water, depending on the recipe its used in. Usually after the dessert is baked, then its […]

Kofta with Tomato and Potato

Kofta With Tomato And Potato

Here is a way of using the Kofta recipe that I showed you in the previous post. It’s Kofta with Tomato and Potato. Similar to a meatloaf but in my opinion more flavorful. In this recipe, the kofta mix is spread in an oven dish then topped with tomatoes and potatoes, and baked to perfection. […]

Kofta

Kofta