Konafa with almond and sultans – The best cheesecake in the world


Konafa are among the tastiest available. It’s a furry cheesecake easily explained. The classic is without almonds and raisins but because I really like them both, I had it in this time. Konafa 1 package Konafa dough syrup: 450ml sugar 250 ml water filling: 150g melted butter 1 tablespoon rose water 300ml cream 250ml milk…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…