Nice way to preserve oranges, limes and lemons


It feels like Im getting a flu. Nothing I really want or do anything about it. Do you have any tips how to cure flu , so please tell me, do I want to know. Now of course Citrus cheap. Anyway here where I live. So I take the opportunity to add some for future…

Machboos – from Emirates


Machboos is really a dish that surprises. And as you eat clean on the plate, licks his fingers and wonder if there’s more. It comes from the United Arab Emirates. The first time I ate it, was in Cairo (Egypt’s capital and Africa’s largest city) at a restaurant that specialized in food away from the…

Sfoof – wonderful turmeric cake


Sfoof is an Arabic cake with their appearance and flavor make one very happy, it lights up like the sun. Appealing to them most because it is not typical sweet as other Arab pastries are happy and contains no rosewater or orange blossom water that may not appeal to everyone. Turmeric adds not much flavor…

Manakish – Pizza from Lebanon and Middle east


It is said that this dish comes from Lebanon, but is common across the Arab world. This simple, cheap dish is often eaten as breakfast or lunch. Perfect to serve when the guests just comes for dinner or why not to picnic. 475 ml of lukewarm water 1200 ml flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon…

Zatáar – Arabic spice mix


Zatáar is a very common spice mixture all over the Middle East and North Africa. Perfect for chicken, pizza, the bread, etc. 3 tablespoons dried oregano 2 tablespoons dried thyme 3 tablespoons sumack 1 teaspoon salt 75 ml toasted sesame seeds Just to mix and store airtight until ready for use.

Muhalabiyya – Arabian Milkpudding with roses


Muhalabiyya is a common Arabic dessert across the Middle East and North Africa. This silky, smooth dessert that is reminiscent of an oriental rose garden is stunning. With this dessert as you travel the road on a magic carpet. l000 ml whole milk (3%) 200ml sugar 3 tbsp corn flour 3 tablespoons flour a small…

Zatáar Pizza buns


  Pizza buns a simply a lifesaver . Here I have made them with a little different seasoning but fits perfectly into them here Pizza buns. If you have some in the freezer, so there is always some wholesome homemade food ready and just throw in the microwave and melt it so. Not a lot…

Charmila bel bayd


Charmila bel bayd means Charmila with eggs. This typical breakfast and lunch specials are served throughout North Africa and this is coming from Morocco. If you want you can exclude eggs and get a vegan dish. Cheap, easy and tasty it is. 1 chopped yellow onion 2 chopped tomatoes oil salt, pepper 0.5 tsp hot…

Pita bread


  Pita bread I baked today. It’s probably the most baked bread in the world I think. It is eaten throughout the Middle East and North Africa, and certainly a few places more. Which is not hard to understand why, because it’s both good, cheap and taste so good. I have a new friend in…

Kataif – the golden cookies


This golden cookies from Lebanon, middle east and North africa, Kataif, you can fill with what ever you want to. Yes, I know I posted a recipe with Kataif before here on my blog. But this one is with a different filling. And yes I love this once and when I do them they allways…

Spiced Moroccon Rice


Love to spice rice. It becomes quite different depending on which flavor you use. Do you rinse the rice before you cook it? I know that in some countries as it´s “almost unleagel” to cook the rice without rinsing it in water before. The difference becomes starch disappears and the rice becomes more airy. This…

Kataif – Cakes from Lebanon


  Today I made some cookies from Lebanon. They were so good and tasted the same as when I ate them last, at least as I remember them, some few years back but I had not forgotten them. They are simple to make and tastes fantastic. And Im sure you will enjoy them as much…