Learn about spice blends throughout the regions of the middle east and how you can incorporate them in your recipes!
Okra pickles! Crunchy and sooo good, if you love okra you'll LOVE these. They might even convert non okra lovers out there! No canning required.
Tom Yum Goong - the Egyptian way.
Authentic, Fabulous, Lebanese Tabbouleh!
Nigella's saffron scented chicken pilaf was our lazy dinner for two.
Sfeeha: mini lamb and pine nut pastries. Classic Middle Eastern mezze.
Ever eat those crunchy pink pickles with your shawarma? Well you can make them at home easily.
Algerian sweets - Dziriettes
Fattoush's wonderful addition is fried bread. It's like an arabic crouton, but better
Lemon-Mastic Mehalabia Brulee, a new take on a traditional Egyptian dessert.
What to do with radishes when the traditional Provincial 5 o'clock hors d'ouvres are off the menu? Salad. And I gave them a regional (Arabian) stamp
An eggless cardamom flavoured rose and pistachio ice-cream with Gum Arabic.
Homemade Larabars: super easy, cheaper than store-bought, and you can add any flavor you like!
Hummus - Arabian chickpea dip. Vegan, healthy, and as delicious as it can be.
Chocolate Chip Almond Cookies, a.k.a. Chocolate Clouds
Burghul Bel-Bandourah (Tomato Bulgur Pilaf)
Hello Kitty wears a kimono in this bento.
Two pink panda girls smile from this bento.
Somen noodle "cupcakes" for Girl's Day.
An Egyptian inspired salad with tahini-based dressing.
Eggplant moussaka - with minced meat and cheese topping - a Greek treat [translator in sidebar]
Kung Fu Panda vs. Ninja Panda. The ultimate showdown. My three year old judged the competition, but she only knows what she likes
It's easy to make rice exciting with the addition of cinnamon, saffron, pomegranate seeds and mint. Vegan and gluten free!
Oyako donburi with a bunny.
Asabe' At-Tamr (Date Fingers)
Maple Walnut Muffins from Sarabeth's Bakery Cookbook.
Rugelach from Sarabeth’s Bakery by Sarabeth Levin
Triple-Chocolate Chocolate Pudding from Sarabeth’s Bakery by Sarabeth Levin
Kibbeh Bes-Seiniyeh (Kibbeh Pie)
Onion and pumpkin soup with some Serrano ham crackers [Recipe in Catalan]
Pumpkin Muffins from Sarabeth’s Bakery by Sarabeth Levin
Wonderful Pumpkin Muffins from Sarabeth new book "Sarabeth Bakery"
Daoud Basha – Lebanese meatballs with pine nuts in a rich tomato sauce