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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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Semolina Dessert (Harissa) Posted by on Feb 28, 2016

In this post, I present the recipe of a very famous and delicious Arabic dessert made with semolina flour. It is called harissa (الهريسة). If you add coconuts to the mix, your dessert is called (بسبوسة). الهريسة 3 كوب سميد، ناعم ¾ كوب سكر ¾ كوب زبدة مذوبة، غير مملحة ½ ملعقة صغيره بايكنغ باودر…

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Baba Ganoush Posted by on Jan 29, 2016

Today, I made a very nice traditional Mediterranean recipe called baba ganoush (بابا غنوج). It is made with aubergine and other ingredients. Would you like to know how? Ingredients 1 aubergine 1 garlic clove 1 spoon of tahini Drops of lemon juice Salt, pepper, chilli pepper, olive oil to taste Preparation: Grill the aubergine. You…

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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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Eid Mubarak with fatta Posted by on Sep 24, 2015

Today is the first day of Eid Al-ADha (عيد الأضحى) which is also known as the big feast, as it lasts 4 days. In the feast, many Muslims sacrifice sheep like the pilgrims in Mecca. During the feast, most people eat meals that are based on meat. Today, I am preparing fetta (فتة). I have…

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Crab recipe Posted by on May 11, 2015

Do you like to eat crab? In this post, I give you my own recipe for cooking crab! Ingredients: Crabs Onion Garlic Tomato Chilli pepper Oil Lemon Salt Black pepper Cumin   Preparation Wash the crabs and clean them thoroughly. Put the crabs in an oven tray. In a food processor mix the onion, garlic…

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Chicken shawarma Recipe Posted by on Feb 23, 2015

Chicken shawarma   Ingredients: 3 cups thin sliced chicken spicy chicken mix and garlic 2 tablespoons vinegar 1/3 cup lemon juice Salt and black pepper small or large Arabic bread Preparation: Mix all the ingredients together and then leave in the fridge for an hour. Place the chicken in the tray and covere with tin…

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