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A Cool Dish for Hot Summer Days: Fattet Djej with Yogurt Posted by on Jun 29, 2013

Marhaba! Today, I am going to teach you how to cook Fattet Djej with yogurt (فتّة دجاج مع لبن). It is a tasty dish that is popular in the Middle East and specifically the Levant. Many in the Arab world trace the origins of fatteh as a recipe back to Damascus (دمشق) the capital of…

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How To Cook Mlookhiyeh Posted by on Nov 12, 2012

Mlookhiyeh (مُلوخِيَّة) is one of the most popular dishes in the Arab world generally. In essence, it is the leaves of Corchorus species, which are used as a vegetable around the Middle East and North Africa . In Western contexts it is usually referred to as ‘Jew’s Mallow Stew.’ It is thoroughly cooked and cannot…

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How to Prepare Pumpkin Kibbe Posted by on Oct 27, 2012

It’s the time of the year when everyone is rushing to purchase pumpkins for carving, home decoration or just to feel part of the Halloween Season! At least this is the case in the United States. You can either choose to buy orange or white pumpkins (لَقطين). Some shops even carry some weird looking pumpkins…

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Um Ali – Dessert recipe Posted by on Aug 27, 2012

I am writing this post now as I eat a very nice dessert from Egypt called Um Ali (ام علی). Um Ali is made up of pastry, nuts, milk and sugar; you can also add cream on top if you like! I prepare it at home, and I follow very easy recipe! There are no…

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