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…

Moroccon Chicken Tajine with Almonds


Now, I offer you my absolute favorite dish with chicken, almonds and spices. Moroccan cuisine is the cuisine that I like the most, the ones I’ve tasted of. The food is flavorful with lots of spices but with the perfectly-balanced, with no spice takes over. And it’s not even hot spices. Many of the spices…

Almond Konafa – Middle Eastern almond cheesecake


There is lots of different ways to make this cake. Each country has its own kind of recipe. This is the one I found was the best I ever tasted. Enjoy! 1 package Kanafa dough Syrup : 2 1/4 cups sugar 1 1/4 cups water Filling: 150g butter 1 tablespoon rose water 1 1/2 cups…

Harira – soup from North Africa


Soups are wonderful such days when winter creeps closer and snow lurking on to come anytime. Think soup is great food that really deserves better reputation than it has now. It will be both measured and it need not cost much to do. I make enough soup at least one time a week. Simple, fast,…

Rice with pasta – Middle Eastern style


This is the way I serve rice when it is something that has much sauce to it, such as a casseroles. So here are served rice and pasta often in the Middle East such as Egypt. I myself am not a big rice lover, but thanks to the pasta so the rice becomes airier and…

Arabian Chocolateballs


    Another really lovely wonderful amazing chocolate recipe. A little more adult flavor to them here, which I like. These things chocolate balls are sometimes the most amazing thing I have ever eaten! Had them for the first time on a trip and when I got home, I worked out a copy of what…

Chicken with rose petals


  Cross cooking is something I really like a lot. Mix from two different countries, and cook it in a third country , that if something goes well motocross cooking right? I ‘m very fond of North African cuisine and food from the Middle East right now. Just how do they get the many different…

Rghaif or Msmmen – Moroccon pankcakes


How good isn’t it with pancakes. How do you like your pancakes? And there are so many different kinds of pancakes. All equally good. I still remember when I was a child, was pancake the only thing I refused to eat . It persisted until I became an adult. Why I did not like the…

Rghaif or Msmmen – Moroccon pancakes


How good isn’t it with pancakes. How do you like your pancakes? And there are so many different kinds of pancakes. All equally good. I still remember when I was a child, was pancake the only thing I refused to eat . It persisted until I became an adult. Why I did not like the…

Morocco meatball tajine with pasta


If you have not eaten food from Morocco before, then now’s the time.  Moroccan cuisine is an exciting journey in the land of spices.  Please read a bit about Moroccan food in the states I have on this site. Here in Morocco, the food is spicy without being hot. Many spices but not so that someone takes over. Harissa is obviously…

Basbousa – Semolina cake with rose water


This famous cake has countless recipes. One sweeter than the other. But since I’m not a lover of very sweet sweets to eat, so I’ve adapted it a bit more European flavor. In all the countries I have visited in the Middle East and North Africa, so it’s there, like a dear old friend. Appearance…

Kanafa – Middle Eastern cheesecake


Do not let the appearance scare you away . I promise it is easy to make and tastes fantastic. This wonderful good cake , originated from the 1200s. Original country, it is not known with certainty, but the area Palestine, Syria , Turkey is closest at hand , but you can find it in the…