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Lentil Soup (Shorbet Adas)

In Recipes, Soup On July 23, 2013 31 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 »

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Okra Stew (Bamieh)

In Mains, Recipes On July 9, 2013 7 Comments

Probably writing this recipe takes more time than preparing it. It is super easy to make (for a main dish) and it tastes fancy and delicious. There are… Read More »

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Zaatar Bread (Fatayer Zaatar)

In Baking, Breakfast, Recipes On May 4, 2013 50 Comments

Zaatar is the Arabic word of thyme, it is a wild herb that grows throughout hills and fields of the Levant and East Mediterranean regions. Zaatar has become (along… Read More »

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Kibbeh Roll (Kibbeh Mabroumeh)

In Appetizers, Mains, Recipes On April 23, 2013 18 Comments

Today’s recipe comes from the only place that it should be coming from…  The city of one of oldest cuisines in the world… The food capital of the… Read More »

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Fattet Hummus

In Breakfast, Mains, Recipes On April 14, 2013 22 Comments

Fattet hummus is one of different fatteh dishes in the Levantine cuisine. All these dishes are based on having fried pieces of pita bread topped with different toppings…… Read More »

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Stuffed Cabbage Rolls (Malfouf)

In Mains, Recipes On April 7, 2013 30 Comments

Stuffing different kind of vegetables, including vegetable leaves, with rice and meat is a distinctive characteristic of East Mediterranean cuisines. Tens or maybe hundreds of various dishes are based on this same… Read More »

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Bitter Orange Marmalade (Mrabba Khesh-khash)

In Breakfast, Dessert, Recipes On March 31, 2013 17 Comments

Today I’m so excited that I’m sharing with you one of most interesting marmalade recipes out there. Although I’m not a big fan of citrus jams in general, but definitely this one… Read More »

Palestinian Couscous (Maftoul)

Palestinian Couscous (Maftoul)

In Mains, Recipes On March 21, 2013 24 Comments

(Jump to Directions) Maftoul or Palestinian couscous is a traditional staple food in Palestine, typically made and served in occasions and holidays. Couscous is originated in Morocco and brought by Moroccan migrants… Read More »

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Meat Dumplings in Yogurt Sauce (Shishbarak)

In Baking, Mains, Recipes On March 8, 2013 14 Comments

In some areas of Palestine it is called (taqiyet elyahoodi) which means Jew’s hat, in some other areas it’s called (dinen) which means ears. However, the mainly and… Read More »

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Bulgur with Lentils (Mjaddara)

In Mains, Recipes On February 24, 2013 8 Comments

Mjaddara (Bulgur with lentils) is one of those dishes you can make even when your kitchen appears to be empty! All what you need to have is probably… Read More »