Arabic

Roasted Eggplant Shakshuka 1

Roasted Eggplant Shakshuka

Shakshuka in its most basic form is just a dish of tomatoes, chili peppers, and onions where eggs are poached on top of it prior to serving. Shakshuka in its most basic form is just a dish of tomatoes, chili peppers, and onions where eggs are poached on top of...

Beef Shakshuka 1

Beef Shakshuka

Shakshouka or shakshuka is a dish made out of eggs poached in a sauce made with tomatoes, chillies, onions, other vegetables infused with spices. This dish is of Tunisian origin hence it is popular in Tunisia and surrounding regions like Libya, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt. The name Shakshouka means “a...

Baklava 1

Baklava

Baklava is a very rich sweet pastry made out of layers nuts and filo pastry sweetened with sugar syrup and/or honey. Its main characteristic is crunchy, nutty and very sweet (one of the sweetest desserts I tried). Baklava is a very rich sweet pastry made out of layers nuts and...

Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush

Baba ghanoush or Baba ganoush is a Levantine dish made out of mashed eggplant mixed with olive oil, tahini and various seasonings. Usually used as a spread or dip paired with some flat bread or pita chips. Baba ghanoush or Baba ganoush is a Levantine dish made out of mashed eggplant...

Guest Post : Katherine Martinelli featuring Fattoush 1

Guest Post : Katherine Martinelli featuring Fattoush

Israelis are diehard salad eaters, even with breakfast, and fattoush is one of my favorites. Recipes vary based on what is fresh and available, but at its essence it is a salad of chopped vegetables (most commonly tomatoes and cucumbers), fresh herbs, toasted pita bread, a sour spice called sumac,...