Balah El Sham - The Middle Eastern Churros
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 […]