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…

Harissa – hot Chilisauce from Morocco


  Here is another recipe for Moroccan Harissa I got from my moroccan family. This is not as strong as the one I put in earlier. It is served with almost every meal. Yes there are those who eat it for breakfast too, but it can not handle my stomach anyway. I myself have almost…

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…

Beghrir – the 1000s hole pancakes


Here’s another slightly different recipe for pancakes from Morocco. Beghrir or the thousand holes pancake. It has got the name after the hole formed when frying pancakes. The more holes that are formed , the better it becomes. There is an art to get those pancakes perfect, but practice makes perfect , is a common…

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…