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Desserts With No Sugar حلويات بدون سكر Posted by on Dec 15, 2021

In last week’s post, we talked about قطع السكر cutting sugar and its health benefits. In this post, we have a dessert recipe بدون سكر. I found it on the Al-Jazeera website موقع الجزيرة by a Lebanese nutritionist اختصاصية تغذية and mother أم named علا أبو شقرا Ola Abu Shakra. كيك الموز ودبس التفاح🍌🍎 I…

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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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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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How to Cook Lebanese Bulgur With Tomatoes Posted by on Jan 31, 2017

Marhaba! It has been a while since I last shared a recipe with you dear Arabic lovers. No worries, I want you all to know that my wife and I are still cooking very tasty Middle Eastern dishes and our friends keep asking us for more and more dishes, as well as recipes. Today, I…

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Mint Lemonade the Levantine Way Posted by on Sep 3, 2016

Marhaba! Summer is not almost gone or at least that’s what I am trying to convince myself. Don’t get me wrong, I love the fall season, but having a few more summer days is great. To keep up the summer spirit, today I am sharing a recipe for one my favorite beverages: Mint Lemonade. But…

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Prepare Potato Salad the Lebanese Way Posted by on Jul 26, 2016

Marhaba! It’s summer and as you know from my previous post on grilling chicken the Lebanese way, it’s the perfect season for barbecuing and enjoying time with family. Today, I want to teach you how to prepare potato salad the Lebanese way. I know this is a very popular side/appetizer in many countries, I firmly…

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Grill Chicken the Lebanese Way! Posted by on Jun 12, 2016

Marhaba! Given it’s summer and the weather is perfect for having barbecues, today I want to share a recipe that my family has been using for generations for grill chicken. I want to add that this dish exists in many parts of the world, but using some ingredients from Lebanon makes it a recipe for…

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