Lebanese Sugar cookies (Ghraybeh)
Recipe: Lebanese Sugar cookies (Ghraybeh غريبة) Summary: very tasty, soft, and can be store in the freezer for 3 months. Add finely chopped almonds or pistachios to get the best cookies ever. Ingredients 2 cups fluor 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup Crisco 1 tablespoon flower water (0ptional) blanched silvered almonds Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix fluor and sugar. Add Crisco and mix well with a mixer to form a dough. Add the flower water. Form small cookies into an “S” shape. Press one almond in the center of each. Place cookies on ungreased sheets and bake for 15 or 20 minutes . Avoid browning. Cooking ...
Greek Spinach Pie (spanakopita)
Recipe: Greek Spinach Pie Summary: This traditional greek spinach pie can be made in advance. Bake it when you are ready to serve it. Ingredients 1 lb. Phyllo dough ½ cup butter softened 4 medium size onions, coarsely chopped ½ cup vegetable oil 1 package frozen chopped spinach 8 oz. small curd Cottage cheese ½ lb. Greek feta cheese 3 eggs lightly beaten ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg Instructions Prepare the stuffing: Defrost the spinach in microwave and squeeze the liquid out very well. Cook the onions in the vegetable oil over medium heat until translucent. Let cool at room temperature. Add the spinach both cheeses, eggs, salt ...
Recipe: Golden potatoes recipe Summary: serve with steak or chicken as a side dish Ingredients 6 potatoes, medium size 1 cup vegetable oil and ½ cup butter 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped finely 2 teaspoons paprika salt and pepper to taste Instructions Peel the potatoes and boil in water until half cooked. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.. In a large tray mix the oil with the butter and before it gets to hot, add the potatoes, salt , and paprika and mix well. Bake covered for 20 minutes, mixing the potatoes every 6 minutes. Add the parsley the last 10 minutes. Cooking time (duration): 40 minutes Diet type: Vegetarian Meal type: lunch Culinary ...
FOOL MUDAMAS(FAVA BEANS)
// // FOOL MUDAMAS/FAVA BEANS (فول مدمس) Summary: This is very popular dish served for breakfast, but you can have it also for lunch. Also spelled many other ways such foul muddamas or fool mudames. Ingredients 1 ( 20 oz) can fava beans reserved ½ of the water ½ can chick peas ½ cup water 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cumin FOR GARNISH: 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 2 tablespoons chopped tomatoes 2 tablespoons chopped onions Instructions Boil the fava beans in water over medium heat for 10 minutes. Add the garlic, salt, cumin and lemon juice. Slightly mash the beans, add the chick peas, ...
Recipe: Namoura Recipe بسبوسه هريسه نمورة Summary: Namoura is a type of cake recipe is also known as Harrissa in some middle eastern country, easy to make, This is a sweet and simple Middle Eastern delight that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Traditional Namoura is simply scrumptious and sweet eggless cake. بسبوسه هريسه نموره This namoura recipe requires an even distribution of heat, if your oven does not distribute the heat evenly, your namoura will not get cooked equally, you might experience dryness on one side of the tray while getting nice and fluffy cake on the other side. Heat distribution ...
Summary: Some time spelled as (Tabbouleh salad) also, any way which way you spell it's still the same refreshing and scrumptious and delightfully healthy treat. Ingredients ¼ cup fine cracked wheat (Burgul) 5 bunches parsley 4 tomatos 2 small onions ¾ cup olive oil 1/3 cup lemon juice 3 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper Instructions Clean the wheat with cold water. Drain. Set aside. Chop the parsley finely and clean them. Then drain. Chop the tomatoes and the onions finely. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients very well. Serve with pita bread or lettuce leaves. Diet type: Vegetarian Diet (other): Low calorie, Reduced fat Culinary tradition: Middle Eastern
Fattoush Salad فتوش
Fattoush Salad فتوش Summary: Fattoush Salad (Arabic: فتوش, also fattush) is a Levantine salad made from toasted or fried pieces of pita bread (khubz 'arabi) combined with mixed greens and other vegetables. Fattoush belongs to the family of dishes known as fattat (plural) or fatta, which are made in the Levant by Arab cooks using stale flatbread as a base. To make fattoush, cooks use seasonal produce, mixing different vegetables and herbs according to taste, while making use of pitas that have gone stale. The vegetables are cut into relatively large pieces compared to tabbouleh which requires ingredients to be finely ...
The secret to an easy Hummus Recipe
Hummus Recipe Summary: Hummus is a dip/spread that is made from chickpeas. In fact, hummus is the Arabic word for chickpea. You may notice that many hummus recipes call for garbanzo beans, not chickpeas. Don't worry, garbanzo is the Spanish translation of chickpea. They are called cece beans in Italy. Hummus is one of the oldest foods dating back to ancient Egypt. We know that chickpeas were used quite frequently over 7,000 years ago. Hummus (a transliteration of the Arabic: حمّص; also spelled hamos, houmous, hommos, hommus, hummos, hummous or humus; see romanization of Arabic) is a Levantine Arab dip or spread made ...
Middle EasternSesame Sweet Breadsticks: Kaak bi semsem, very popular in the Middle East.
Basic dough for pies: Soft and delicious for Zaatar , cheese and other stuffing.
Zaatar: Very popular oregano mix, Lebanese style and so easy to make.
Shangleesheh salad: Authentic and so delicious.
Shangleesheh: very tasty and delicious side dish.
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