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What’s at the Arabic Bakery? Posted by on Jul 24, 2019

You’ve probably tried pita bread خُبْز before but having fresh طازَج baked pita bread from your local bakery مَخبَز مَحلي is something else. Living in Jordan, I had gotten used to walking to the bakery and getting fresh bread, pastries, and sweets at any time. Now, living in the US, buying bread from a regular…

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Do You Know What Kashta Is? Posted by on Jul 18, 2017

Marhaba! If you have ever tasted a range of Arabic sweets and come across a creamy white ingredient that you thought tasted like heaven, then you have encountered Kashta (or Ashta as pronounced in some dialects, قشطة )! Found in most sweets such as Knefe (كنافة), Katayif (قطايف), and Znood el-Sir (زنود الست), Kashta is…

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The 10 Most Common Arabic Words about Parks Posted by on May 27, 2017

Marhaba! In the past, I have shared 8 fun things to do in the Spring. Be it from having a picnic, taking a long walk, or photographing beautiful flowers and the change of seasons, there is much to do during the spring season. Today, my post is about the 10 most commonly Arabic words about…

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Learn to Cook Lebanese Rice Pudding Posted by on May 23, 2017

Marhaba! Today I want to share with you a recipe for one of my favorite desserts, Rice Pudding, or as the Lebanese call it Riz bi-Halib which translates to Rice with Milk (رز بحليب). This dessert reminds me of my childhood since it was one of the main dishes that my mother cooked and always…

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The 10 Most Used Spices in Arabic Cuisine (2) Posted by on May 2, 2017

Marhaba! I hope you all refreshed your memory and/or learned something new from the previous post about the 10 most used spices in Arabic cuisine. I hope you all enjoyed solving the crossword puzzle! In this post, I am sharing the answers and some examples of how you can use these words in a sentence…

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The 10 Most Used Spices in Arabic Cuisine Posted by on Apr 30, 2017

Marhaba! Over the years, I have shared so many recipes that my wife and I use to prepare Middle Eastern, especially Levantine, dishes and appetizers. As you know, we have learned most of these recipes from our mothers. Given our common passion for Arabic food and cuisine, today, I have decided to dedicate this post…

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Mutabbal, the Syrian Recipe Posted by on Apr 21, 2017

In a previous post, I presented the recipe for the Egyptian style Mutabbal (المتبل). Today, I present the recipe for Mutabbal (المتبل), the Syrian way. The video and photo are from Sham Al-Assil channel (شام الاصيل). المقادير: 2 حبة باذنجان كبير للشوي 1 كوب لبن زبادي ½ كوب طحينة 3  ملاعق كبار بقدونس مفروم ناعم…

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