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QUINCE JAM (MRABA SAFARJAL)

QUINCE JAM (MRABA SAFARJAL)

    Quince jam (Mraba safarjal) Are you looking for a simple jam recipe? Look no further! The smell of jam fills the air!! We just came back from a...

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Nabulsi Knafeh/Kunafa,/ Knafeh Nabulsieh

Nabulsi Knafeh/Kunafa,/ Knafeh Nabulsieh

Nabulsi Knafeh/Kunafa,/ Knafeh Nabulsieh I guess there is not much a Middle Eastern dessert that is appealing as a freshly ooey gooey knafeh/kunafa piping hot from the oven. Here is...

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Turkish Tahini Sweet Rolls (Tahinli Ekmek)

Turkish Tahini Sweet Rolls (Tahinli Ekmek)

Turkish Tahini Sweet Rolls (Tahinli Ekmek) Yeast bread flavored and filled with tahini, made into swirls. The first time I had these rolls was in Istanubul Turkey! After our visit...

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Bite-sized Osmalleyia Nests with Mascarpone and Bananas

Bite-sized Osmalleyia Nests with Mascarpone and Bananas

Bite-sized Osmalleyia Nests with Mascarpone and Bananas Osmalleyia, or kunafa/kunafa has it is known in other countries,is made of ashta (clotted cream) sandwiched between two round layers of flaky toasted...

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Smoked Salmon Puffs

Smoked Salmon Puffs

Smoked Salmon Puffs Looking for an impressive appetizer with minimal effort on your part? Then you are in the right place! I so much love puff pastry and I dared...

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Zalabia (Lebanese Sweet Fritters)

Zalabia (Lebanese Sweet Fritters)

Zalabia(Lebanese Fritters)  Have you ever tried zalabia ? I guess every culture has their own fried dough specialties.  Zalabia (Lebanese sweet fritters) –  one of our favorite breakfast treats alongside Manakeesh – are...

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Mushroom Quiche

Mushroom Quiche

Mushroom Quiche With its nice golden top, this tasty and fluffy mushroom quiche, seasoned with fresh rosemary, never fails to impress anyone. It is easy to throw together especially if...

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Bagels with Zaatar and Labneh

Bagels with Zaatar and Labneh

The bagel’s recipe is inspired by “The Sophisticated Gourmet” Makes 8 bagels I love bread – all kinds of bread! Yes, yes my favorite thing on the planet. I am...

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Labneh / Lebanese Cream Cheese

Labneh / Lebanese Cream Cheese

Labneh / Lebanese Cream Cheese I grew up eating labneh – a staple breakfast in every Lebanese home and one of my favorite foods ever! The process of making labneh...

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Kaak/ Kaak Alasreya/ Lebanese Street Bread

Kaak/ Kaak Alasreya/ Lebanese Street Bread

Kaak/ Kaak Alasreya/ Lebanese Street Bread Kaak alasreya/ Kaak/ Lebanese Street Breadis a hand bag-shaped savory roll covered with sesame seeds – crispy on the outside and chewy a bit...

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