Tajine meatballs with chickpeas and tomato sauce

This recipe was born last night after I got home so late that I had only 30 minutes left for cooking. Tom challenged me to be as quick as a take out ūüôā The spices and sauce resemble tajine, but the meatballs are so quick to make that you don`t have to cook it for…

Fattet al Makdous

Fattet al Makdous is a Syrian layered dish that burst with flavours.¬† It is made five layers cook individually and assembled before serving. It is a bit time consuming and you will probably need 20 pans and pots to cook, but you can easily prepare most things hours before serving, warm each component and serve….

Sliced bread with herbs

Reading my posts you probably already know how much I love baking. Nothing says “Home” better than ¬†freshly baked bread. To master the good dough might take you few trials. This recipe is so much fun. Not only because is relevantly easy or because the smell of all the herbs will bring back your childhood…

Arabic chicken shawarma

I was so driven to present you this recipe today that I had to make everything perfect. Cooking and taking photos for the blog makes me look ridiculous sometimes. Since the duration of the day in Dubai is now longer and I can actually take some really good photos with the natural light ¬†I am…

Tabouleh with walnuts

As you might noticed the previous recipes dedicated to the Arabic cuisine and the month of Ramadan are mostly heavy and very rich. This is why I decided to post a recipe for tabouleh. This mezze (starter in Arabic) is super fresh and full of vitamins. And here I also decided to have my twist…

Muhammara and rosemary roasted chicken

Arabic muhammara is another traditional mezze. It`s made of blended bread crumbs, roasted peppers and walnuts. As the ingredients suggest it is very rich dip. Usually is prepared very spicy and some recipes have tomato puree in it. My recipe includes also fig molasses in which I recently felt¬†in love. It taste heavenly and gives…

Roasted red pepper hummus

In the light¬†of my Ramadan recipes I can`t skip the all time favorite hummus. This time with a healthy twist. Adding roasted pepper gives the hummus smokey flavor and makes it a ¬†great starter. The key for good hummus is to have fresh ingredients. Hummus must have smooth texture and zesty notes. I made mine…

Kunefe with rose water and pistachio

Kunefe is a traditional dessert for Turkey and the surrounding Arabic countries. It can be¬†pronounced in many different ways (unńĀfah,¬†k√ľnefe,¬†kada√Įfi,¬†kata√Įfi, knafeh, Kunafeh, knafeh, or kunafah)¬†but always taste delicious and it`s a great treat for the Ramadan table.¬†¬†The dessert itself is a cheese pastry soaked in sweet sugar-based syrup. The best is to eat the dessert…

Hummus

My next recipe was one of my favorite mom recipes. ¬†Back in Bulgaria you can find hummus only at the big supermarkets, so I was more than curious to learn how to make it myself. Try it on a toasted bread and fresh squeezed lemon. Ingredients: – 1 can¬†chickpea – 2-3 tablespoons of the liquid…