Pickled Stuffed Eggplants (Makdous)

In Breakfast, Recipes On November 19, 2015 0 Comments

For many Palestinian families, the most important part of their kitchen is what is called the supply cabinet or supply pantry, which contains different foods preserved naturally to be used… Read More »



In Mains, Recipes On October 19, 2015 5 Comments

For some time now I have been wanting to post a recipe for a dish which from the Gaza region because I’ve never posted any in the blog… Read More »

red bulgur

Red Bulgur with Eggplant (Shulbato)

In Mains, Recipes On July 12, 2015 5 Comments

I cannot think of an easier dish to make than Shulbato. It’s dead-simple, tasty, and nutritious. You try it once and then you will be making it every… Read More »


Pita Stuffed with Meat (Arayes)

In Appetizers, Mains, Recipes On April 13, 2014 9 Comments

Arayes are pita bread sandwiches stuffed with minced lamb meat, tomato, onion and different spices.  Although it’s a popular market and restaurant food in the Levant region, Arayes… Read More »

Carob Pudding

Carob Pudding (Khabeesa)

In Dessert, Recipes On March 26, 2014 15 Comments

On my day off last weekend, I was preparing breakfast thinking what the next recipe on the blog is going to be…  As on most Fridays, I had… Read More »

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Freekeh Soup (Shorbet Freekeh)

In Recipes, Soup On March 16, 2014 16 Comments

Coldest days of the year are necessarily calling for some sort of food. Soup comes first; it’s meant to be hearty, soothing and warming. Freekeh soup in particular… Read More »

maqluba with eggplant

Maqluba With Eggplant and Lamb

In Mains, Recipes On February 15, 2014 18 Comments

When I come to think of the national dish of Palestine, I think of musakhan (layered dish of bread, onion and sumac topped with chicken and pine nut). But many… Read More »

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Stuffed Date Maamoul

In Baking, Dessert, Occasion Food, Recipes On October 13, 2013 13 Comments

It’s been long time since the last time we made homemade Maamoul. I even can’t remember when that was exactly. Definitely more than 10 years ago when we… Read More »

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Eggplant Dip (Mutabbal)

In Appetizers, Recipes On August 3, 2013 11 Comments

Mutabbal (or Mtabbal) is not only one of hundreds Levantine appetizers (mazze), it is the most popular one (beside hummus of course). The origin of the word Mutabbal… Read More »

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Lentil Soup (Shorbet Adas)

In Recipes, Soup On July 23, 2013 16 Comments

For my family, and for many, lentil soup means winter. But when Ramadan comes in summer, then here is an exception. In Ramadan, lentil soup is to be… Read More »