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Appetizers, Sides

Gluten-free Vegan Samosa, Two Ways

Author: Nada E. (one arab vegan) Recipe type: Snacks and SidesCuisine: Middle Eastern Prep time:  20 minsCook time:  10 minsTotal time:  30 mins Serves: 8 samosas Ingredients For the potato filling 1 medium potato, peeled and mashed 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed ½ cup peas and carrots (frozen will do) 1 […]

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Basbousa with Cream (Basbousa Bl Qeshta)

Creamy and easy to make basbousa Bl Qeshta. Moist, spongy, sweet and melts in your mouth. Ingredients First layer: Medium semolina: 1 cup Sugar: 3/4 cup Vegetable oil: 1/2 cup Eggs: 2  Vanilla: 1 teaspoon Baking powder: 1 tablespoon Cream: 1 can (175 grams) The second layer: Liquid milk: 2 cups Cream: 1 can (175 […]


Italian Hazelnut and Chocolate Cream Sandwich Cookies

Get a glass of milk ready for these sinfully delicious Italian hazelnut and chocolate sandwich cookies Weekends are for baking, especially when it’s getting cooler outside. Today I’m sharing this recipe to make Baiocchi. You might have heard about these before, they are popular (and one of my favorite) cookies made by the well-known Italian […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Lebanese Dishes

1. Hummus  (Houmous, Hommus, Hummus b’tahini) This internationally popular, beige-colored spread is traditionally made with mashed chickpeas, tahini sesame paste, lemon juice, and garlic. People across the world love hummus for its tangy flavor and the fact that it is filled with nutrients. When served, it is typically dressed with a drizzle of olive oil, […]

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Barazek – Traditional Syrian Sesame Pistachio Cookies

Barazek is a delicious Syrian cookie with sesame seeds and crushed pistachios. With its light and crisp texture, this little sweet delicacy goes perfectly with a hot drink. INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH: 3 1/2 CUP FLOUR1 CUP GHEE1 CUP SUGAR1/2 CUP WATER1/2 CUP SYRUP PISTACHIOS FOR THE SESAME:250 GRAMS (0.50 LBS.) ROASTED SESAME 1 TBSP SUGAR2-3 […]

brownie, chocolate

U.S. White Bean Halloween Brownies

When October comes, I think that most people will think about Halloween ^^. It’s one of the fun events for the kids (and the grown-ups).  This time, I made Halloween Brownies by decorating the brownies with melted chocolate to make them look like mummies and spider webs (I love cute Halloween more than the creepy […]