A luscious, bright yellow cake that has a wonderful lemon flavor that comes from adding both lemon zest and lemon juice. Great for afternoon tea or lunch box treats! It stays moist for days. If you are a citrus lover, you will love this one.
A semolina shortbread Lebanese/ Middle Eastern cookie bound with clarified butter, orange blossom water and rose water and accented with mahlab (an aromatic white spice used in the Middle East for baked goods). The filling is usually either dates, pistachios or walnuts! The maamoul cookies are found in every Lebanese home during Eid and Easter […]
What would be better than a warm ooey goeey cheesy garlic bread right from the oven!! The end result is crusty bread with a soft cheesy filling flecked with garlic and parsley. Serve it for breakfast, brunch, or with your soups or make it for your next gathering! It even goes great with salads Just […]
an old lost Beiruti dessert and a true labor of love that despite its popularity 50 years ago and before, moufataka sadly has been lost and needs revival! And it would be hand-pressed to think about a Lebanese dessert better than moufataka…With the beginning of the lent season, moufataka is an ideal dessert to enjoy! […]
One of my absolute favorite soups and the ultimate taste of winter and is sure to please on any cold evening. The lentils pair beautifully with the Swiss chard and diced potatoes, and the sauteed onions and cilantro are the key for filling out the flavor of this soup GET THE RECIPE SOUR LENTIL SOUP […]
BREADED FISH PATTIES WITH BASIL! The recipe uses a generous amount of basil! Basil has a natural affinity to fish and here is a good example for that. This beautiful fragrant herb lends the fish a wonderful depth of flavor and a bright color. GET THE RECIPE BREADED FISH PATTIES WITH BASIL submitted by Hadia’s […]