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Syrian Falafel Posted by on Mar 24, 2017

In a previous post, I presented the recipe for falafel, the Egyptian way. In this post, I present the recipe for Syrian falafel. The main difference is that Egyptian falafel is made with beans only, while Syrian falafel has a mixture of beans and chickpeas. Please find the recipes below and follow the useful video…

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Chicken Shawarma in the oven Posted by on Aug 14, 2016

I tried this recipe of chicken shawarma, and I found it fantastic. I recommend that you try it. If you don’t have all the spices, use the ones you have. I have tried it with various spices and I loved the result in all instances. Follow the video and read the ingredients below and enjoy!…

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Um Ali with Croissant Posted by on Mar 25, 2016

Um Ali (أم على) is a very famous Egyptian dessert. It is often made with lots and lots of nuts and cream. However, I have a lighter version of the recipe made with croissant (أم على بالكرواسون). Have you ever bought too much croissant and did not feel that you needed to consume it all?…

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Arabic Coffee Posted by on Mar 11, 2016

A dear relative presented me with some Arabic coffee, which I love very much, but I do not know how to make. I have looked up how to make it and I am now ready to go ahead with it. This is the result of my search on the best ways to prepare Arabic coffee (القهوة…

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Rawani Posted by on Jan 15, 2016

Today, I went to visit a Yemeni friend, and she offered me a very light and sweet cake. I asked her about it, and she gave me the recipe! The cake is called Yemeni Rawani (رواني يمني) Ingredients: 6 eggs 6 table spoons of flour 1 tea spoon of vanilla 1 teaspoon of baking powder…

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Salep/Sahlab Posted by on Dec 11, 2015

Salep (سحلب) is a warm drink made with is a flour made from the tubers of the orchid genus Orchis (thanks Wikipedia). Salep or Sahlab is a warm drink which is consumed in cold nights in Arab countries. It is soothing and calming, and I consider it a great alternative to tea and coffee, however…

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Syrian Falafel Posted by on Nov 22, 2015

In a previous post, I presented the recipe for the Egyptian falafel. In this post, I present the recipe of the Syrian falafel. The main difference between them is that the Eyptian falafel is made mainly of beans while the Syrian falafel is made mainly of chick peas. Ingredients: 325 grams Chick peas soaked for…

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