Arabic Samosa or Sambousek Recipe

Sambousek Recipe – The Arabic Samosa

There are many ways of spelling this recipe, some call it Sambousek or Sambousak or even Sambosa. The recipe is similar to the Indian Samosa which I was surprised to find out through Wikipedia originated in the Middle East. Sambousek is a hot Mezze dish that is made of fried stuffed dough, similar to the Indian samosa […]

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 […]

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 […]

Simple Cheese Dip

White Cheese Spread

Chicken Salad
Mutabal

Mutabal

In Palestine we refer to baba ganoush as mutabal. Baba ganoush is a totally different recipe which is in a way similar to mutabal but without tahini and with pomegranate molasses. In the levantine cuisine we use eggplants in many ways. Its sometimes fried, baked or cooked. Its used in appetizers and in main course alike. This mutabal […]

Marinated Roasted Red Peppers

Marinated Roasted Peppers