No Butter Garlic bread

No Butter Garlic bread

I made this no butter garlic bread to serve it along side the broccoli soup. I didn’t feel the need to add any butter as I added the mozzarella cheese. This no butter garlic bread perfectly complimented the soup, so I will be making it again.   You will need: Basic dough 2 garlic cloves, minced […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Simple Cheese Dip

White Cheese Spread

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 […]

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