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Cooking with Manuela: Cherry Crumble Cake

Before the season is officially over, let’s celebrate the last few days of summer with this light and fluffy cake exploding with sunshine-sweet cherries  Happy Labor Day weekend everybody! Let’s take advantage of these last few days of summer, and the last few cherries of the season, and bake this soft and delicate cake, exploding with […]

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Dessert Recipe Ideas to Celebrate this Fourth of July

Nothing says Fourth of July like a delicious dessert exploding with red and blue berries Ready to celebrate?!? Even if parties are not recommended right now, and the beach might be closed, nothing should stop us from whipping up one of these festive, delicious and easy-to-make dessert.What all my suggestions today have in common are berries. And […]


Dates Fudge Dessert With Walnuts and Coconut

This recipe is for a Middle Eastern dates dessert that we have no official name for, so we used the term Dates Fudge since it’s the closest in texture. In essence, it is pitted dates made into a paste, and then battered with melted butter, stuffed with nuts (walnuts, pistachio, or almonds) and then rolled […]


Honey and Milk Crunchy Ka’ak

Honey and milk crunchy Ka’ak covered in sesame seeds are the tastiest desserts that you can easily make at home Ingredients 3 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup milk 1 cup sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup melted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla powder salt, sprinkle 1 egg 0.565 oz baking powder 1.25 lbs flour milk for brushing Sesame seeds for decorating Method 1. In a large bowl, […]


How to make orange and coconut semolina cake

There is a freshness and delicacy here that combines well with tea Semolina cake can be best enjoyed with tea or Arabic coffee (bateekh.w.jebneh/Instagram) By Marah Abu-Dieyeh and In’aam Shaheen source was these huge sacks of oranges which I couldn’t help but buy. Good thing that I did because inside were the sweetest, most flavourful […]

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Nut cake from Tunisia (Khobzet fekia)

Khobzet fekia is a classic dessert for when families get together. Khobzet fekia is nutty but moist at the same time (@tanwicha/Instagram) By Manel Jouini Khobzet fekia- or nut cake – is a popular Tunisian pastry which is traditionally baked by mothers and grandmothers for family gatherings. It’s a treat to awaken the senses, with […]

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How to make qatayef, an imperial treat from the ancients

By Marah Abu-Dieyeh and In’aam Shaheen Qatayif are delectable pillows of batter, cheese and nuts which date back more than a thousand years to the Abbassid Caliphate, which ruled the Middle East from modern-day Iraq and Iran. A much-sought after treat, they were mentioned in a cookbook titled Kitab al-Tabikh (Book of Dishes) by ibn […]