Palestinian VS Syrian “Kofta”

The best thing about Kofta is the dipping of bread into the sauce, the filling that dipped bread with a cutting of the cooked Kofta and including a piece of that roasted tomato and chewing on this heavenly food. Anything where you can grab food with a warm, fluffy pita bread is just heavenly food! …

Comparing Palestinian & Syrian versions of Fattet Makdoos

Fattet Makdoos is a very popular dish in Levantine cuisine. Fatteh in general is a term given to a dish that is usually layered and at the base is always bread. Coming from the Arabic term “futt Khobez” meaning breaking bread into smaller pieces. Every Fatteh will always include: a layer made out of bread …

Ramadan Special 2019 – Exploring Levantine Cuisine

   You know it is a tradition! Since I started a blog – as long as I can remember – I have always had a Ramadan Special tradition. Where every Ramadan I choose a theme, a focus point to share with you. Where usually I would post 30 posts, one each day and share …

The Health Benefits of Pickles

  Pickles in History It was not always the case that varieties of foods were available all year round for people to consume. Back in the day, as you know, there was not even refrigeration to store seasonal produce long enough let alone store in season produce for out of season use such as we …

Palestinian Maqloobeh, Baseless Historical Claims & Instagram Deleting Comments!

For Reference: Palestinian Eggplant Maqloobeh meaning eggplant upside down, is a one pot concoction in Palestinian cuisine, where rice, fried eggplants, sliced tomatoes and boiled meat are cooked together until the rice is cooked through. Once done cooking, the pot is then turned upside down over a large plate, to reveal a rice concoction that …

Himalayan Pink Salt – What is all the hype about?

  During the past few years, Himalayan pink salt has become the talk of the culinary world. We have all been hearing about this amazing salt, from health benefits to superiority in quality and flavour to even the many new kitchenware applications of these salt rocks (the salt griddles, salt plates, salt slabs…etc). So what exactly …

Homemade Vegan Food Colouring

A beautiful but non-edible rainbow; Who doesn’t love looking at all kinds of colour? We fall in love with the look of highly colourful foods, especially those baked foods. I mean who doesn’t love looking at those decorated cakes and cookies and marvelling at the talent employed for creating them? Many of us know today …

“Clean Eating”

This recipe is Gluten-free | Dairy-Free| Sugar-free | Egg-Free. Basically free of all allergens that could harm celiac patients or those who are intolerant to any of those ingredients. You will have come across recipes on my website that state the couple of lines above and similar statements. You may even find some of my …

Understanding The Mud Cake

  Mud Cake Sold and served at almost every cafe, diner, restaurant and baker’s shop across the United States of America. Not only is it one of the most widely served cake over there but perhaps one of the most popular cakes used in creating confections such as the cake pops, cake bites as well as …