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Turkish baklava Posted by on Apr 26, 2015

Today, I am preparing some Turkish baklava (بقلاوة تركية) at home! I found a very useful video and a very simple recipe which I wanted to share with you! Ingredients: Half a kilogram of filo pastry Ground Mixed nuts Syrup Sugar Rose water Butter and oil Method: Roast the ground nuts and add sugar and rose water, mix…

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Runaway Barbara (هاشلة بربارة): A Happy Halloween!! Posted by on Oct 31, 2012

While everyone is busy preparing their costumes and stacking up their candy, children in the Arab world, and specifically the Levant – Syria, Jordan, Palestine and Lebanon – impatiently await December 4 to celebrate their own version of Halloween, Saint Barbara’s Holiday( عيد القديسة بربارة).   While the carving of pumpkins (لقطين) is not as…

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