Month: April 2018


Dawn’s Recipes: Coconut Lemon Scones

I love coconut so when I saw this recipe, Toasted Coconut Lemon Scones from Two Peas & Their Pod I had to make them.  These scones are so tender, loaded with coconut and a hint of lemon.  Delicious!I did make a change to the recipe.  When making scones I like the shortcut of using a […]

chocolate, chocolate mousse, dessert, ganache, raspberry, Tart

Cooking with Manuela: Double Chocolate-Raspberry Tart

Get your daily dose of sweetness with these beautiful double-chocolate tarts  topped with fresh and sunshine sweet raspberriesYou’ll be surprised by how easy it is to perfect these at home I’ve decided that chocolate is all we need to make life perfectly sweet. Especially if we are talking about a rich and velvety, intense and […]

Appetizer, chickpea, entree, gluten-free, Italian, panelle

Italian Panelle (Chickpea Fritters) with Pecorino Cheese

 I need these scrumptious and insanely addictive Italian panelle in my lifeDon’t you?!  If you’re looking for the perfect appetizer to start off your dinner.Or an irresistible finger food for your next party.Or a mouthwatering snack to comfort you when life happens. Look no further!These Italian chickpea panelle are just what you need. They are scrumptious and […]


Pumpkin kibbe or Kebbet laktin

 Ingredients:1 kg pumpkin, that makes about 21/2 cup of pumpkin puree3 cups fine bulgur1 onion, finely chopped1/2 tsp cinnamon1 tsp allspice1 tsp cumin11/2 tsp salt1/2 cup flour For the filling:2 cups canned chickpeas, drained and peeled1 kg onion, sliced2 tbsp sumac4 tbsp pomegrante molasses1 tbsp salt1/3 cup oil1/2 tsp cinnamon1 tsp a;;spice1/2 tsp cumin2 cups […]


Bazella w rezz or Lebanese peas stew with rice

Ingredients:2 small bags frozen peas and carrots1 big onion200g meat chunks2 bay leaves1 cinnamon stick1 tbsp tomato paste7spices/allspice/salt and pepper In a pot, saute the onion with some oil. Add the meat cubes, the cinnamon stick and the bay leaves. Saute the meat 2 mn. Add water and let them simmer until cooked. When done, […]


Sbenegh w rezz – Spinack and rice

Since childhood, I remember mom cooking different stews with a side of rice. Honestly, they weren’t my favorite as a child. But now, I can live on them, especially the spinach and rice dish. Usually it is made with meat but I wanted to try to healthiest version and skip the meat. It was delicious! […]